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Old 11-11-2012, 09:06 AM   #1
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Dollar vs. National

I am trying to decide which rental car agency to use. Dollar or National?

I have used both in the past and haven't had any problems with either, but I am trying to figure out which is easier to deal with at MCO. I am a member of both membership programs, if that matters.

The price difference is minimum less than $20.00 for the rental.

I am looking for ease of getting of rental (getting out of airport - do they both have kiosks?) No hard sell on extras and no extra hold on credit cards.

Which should I pick?
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:32 AM   #2
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If the price is that close, go National. With your choice of using kiosks or Emerald Aisle/Reserve, etc, you can get out of the there in not time flat. Dollar does not have kiosks, just a special counter lane for Express members.

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Old 11-11-2012, 11:18 AM   #3
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Either one of those you should be able to go right to your car without stopping at any counter or kiosk.

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Either one of those you should be able to go right to your car without stopping at any counter or kiosk.

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I have never heard this about Dollar Express.
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I have never heard this about Dollar Express.
I just did it last week
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:10 AM   #6
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Great news. That's the one reason I would pay more for National or Alamo. Used to be you had to go to the counter - but a special line.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:25 PM   #7
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I have never heard this about Dollar Express.
http://www.dollar.com/TravelCenter/T...ceService.aspx

"Heres how it works. Reserve the car class that you want to drive. Pick up your rental agreement at the counter and select any vehicle within the car class you reserved.

Dollar EXPRESS members save even more time. Skip the counter and get your parking space number from our monitors. Well place your rental agreement in your vehicle, but if you want a different one, the choice is yours. Just take your hang tag from the rear view mirror with you and select any vehicle within the same car class."
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Dollar EXPRESS members save even more time. Skip the counter and get your parking space number from our monitors. Well place your rental agreement in your vehicle, but if you want a different one, the choice is yours. Just take your hang tag from the rear view mirror with you and select any vehicle within the same car class."
Cool. It used not to be that way, but it's been a long time since I have used them. Where are the actual monitors they speak of?
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