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Community Level 3leematthews

leematthews

From Hundreds to Two, these are the best

AdvantagesHoliday Autos: cheap, convinient, reliable...Hertz: Professional service, huge availablity and resources

DisadvantagesHoliday Autos: Limited car range and services...Hertz: Expensive

"Whether you rent a car or not depends very much on the type of holiday you are taking, for example if you are staying in a city, it probably is better to use public transport systems, i.e. tube or bus; however, if you are staying at a beach resort or isolated area a car is a must – and it’s not as expensive as you may think. There are many different car rental companies, perhaps the most famous being Hertz – in Britain at least! ..." Read review
14.05.2001

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Community Level 6Dalesman

Dalesman

Car Rental in Florida

AdvantagesFreedom to enjoy Florida

Disadvantagescan cost more than you bargained for in extras

"There an increasing number of folk travelling these days to Florida, and lets face it we all want to get the best out of our holiday, best hotels, best locations, best Airlines, best deals..everything is centred about ' best ' something or other... Florida offers the best in everything to the British, the best Theme parks, best motels, best food, best cars..just about the best everything, snd the good folk who live and work in Florida try to give ..." Read review
07.08.2001

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Community Level 1jpmorganuk

Quick review of Member Advice on Car Rental

"Very poor. I booked a car for two weeks in Palma. They used Solcar as thier local rep. 1) I booked full insurance, but found I had to pay extra to insure the tyres and window-screen. Further, I had to pay for a tank of petrol before I could take the car, adding £100 to the cost of the insurance. 2) I got a flat tyre and the company refused to visit me to repair it. They said I had to take the car to thier office in order to get the tyre repaired. I was annoyed by this because it was at my expense (additional £30) and because I then would have lost lose half a day of my holiday. In the end I drove for 6 days on the spare tyre.
01.09.2008

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Community Level 1kj123

kj123

economycarhire.com

Advantageseasy to book. reliable , and good value for money

Disadvantagesnone

"used economycarhire.com to obtain an online quote (with5% discount for online booking) for car rental from Faro airport in Portugal for 7 days. easy to book online and choose car required (we went for economy 5 door WITH air-con.)a confirmation email was sent to me and i could browse quote and decide to book at Faro airport, the desk was easy to find and we were directed to a carpark where the car was parked and met by another person who gave ..." Read review
16.08.2005

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful