November 2012 Car Rental Deals

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  1. ain0004

    ain0004 Mouseketeer

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    Changed my reservation, with budget. Upgraded to a intermediate SUV vs a compact for our family of 5. Final cost with taxes and coupon 182.00. for 7 days. Nov 14-21. Still hoping for something cheaper. I just keep getting caught up on having both of us being able to drive! Every time I find something cheaper, when I add the additional driver it way more expensive. Either way I can live with this price.
     
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  3. Jenny3

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    Saved a whopping $2 this morning, Advantage went down again, making my total $94.30 :cool1: No coupons, just going through the AAA site
     
  4. RweTHEREyet

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    As much as I hate to do it, I am thinking we may end up using Magical Express for our upcoming trip. I am just having a hard time paying almost $200 for a small rental car for 8 days. I was trying to figure out why I had not booked anything, even in hopes of a lower rate, but I just can't bring myself to do it. Our trip is less than 3 weeks away and I have nothing at all reserved.

    We have only used ME once and found we were just happier renting a car, but I don't know if I was $200 happier.
     
  5. aubriee

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    We leave in two weeks and I'm starting to think the same thing. Except for us, DME would just be one way from MCO to CBR. The only thing is we are also spending the last two nights over at Universal, so would have to have a town car or taxi to get us and our stuff over to Universal and then three days later get us to the airport.

    Right now I have a compact booked for $242.31 (total) for nine days through Budget. However, I was just at WDW last month and paid $135.00 for a midsize through Alamo for that trip. Now it's twice what it was from the first week of Sept, for a smaller car yet.:confused3 I was sure hoping they'd go down.
     
  6. RweTHEREyet

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    I called this morning and went ahead and booked ME, knowing that I could cancel if I did find a rental that was half way reasonable. I thought I remembered that three weeks out was the latest to be sure and get luggage tags, etc. At least we do have transportation now.
     
  7. sisaaliyah

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    I was able to book a full-size with Dollar last night for $162 total for Nov. 16-23. This morning I rebooked it at $154. This was a city special. I'll keep checking as I prefer Alamo, but at least I've got something reasonable.
     
  8. hurleysweety

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    Last night I checked National for every week in November, Sat-Sat stay, and came up with $204 total, each week for emerald aisle (well, it shows mid-size). This was using the KLM code 8572130 and coupon NDA23A4BQ.

    For my dates, it is $285 (10/31-11/10). I might pay the extra $100 and use it over my dollar reservation for peace of mind...still deciding what to do...
     
  9. tiffrobyn

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    Advantage has gone down again.

    11/10-11/18 for a large car for $138.83. No codes.
     
  10. Jenny3

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    Yep, I rebooked mine this morning for $89.69 :thumbsup2
     
  11. Jenny3

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    I just put your dates in carrentalsavers and Budget has an economy or compact for $274 total. It's not a huge savings, but every dollar helps! That was using BCD#D454300
     
  12. Tach

    Tach Earning My Ears

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    Hey all!

    I just rebooked through Costco Travel with Budget- $119 for 11/3-11/10. Saving $60 over the Wendie code discount!

    Anyone with Costco membership should check it out!
     
  13. katallo

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    Thanks everyone. Advantage has a great rate for 11-9. $112/week! For our dates Alamo is still almost 300 for a compact. We have not used Advantage, but will try this time.
     
  14. webworm

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    Through Costco you can get a fullsize with Budget for $135 and free additional driver.
    http://www.costcotravel.com/#11_rentalCars
     
  15. staceywj

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    Thanks for the Costco update. I just checked and it is cheaper as compared to Advantage and Budget w/ the Wendie code!
     
  16. digitaldevice

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    Does Advantage or Budget have any of the stupid fees that Dollar does?
    Dollar requires a gas receipt within 10 miles of the airport when returning a car and also the toll fees they have. They want you to pay 45.00 - 47.00 to add on tolls. I might just pay the extra and go with Alamo. I have always used them but this trip is a budget trip and Dollars prices were a lot less. I don't know if Dollar is worth the hassle fighting with them at the counter.
     
  17. hurleysweety

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    Can you point me to the link that shows the dollar fees and terms about the gas receipt?

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  18. kimpossible

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    Do you need to by the toll pass or can you just pay the tolls. Want to be sure to do the right thing when I get to the counter.

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  19. jnfr2424

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    You can pay the tolls there are cash lanes to the right
     
  20. jnfr2424

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    Mastercard Car Rental discount codes for Alamo:

    Get $30 off weekly using coupon code AD2335FDC. Valid for rental pickup by 12/31/12.
     
  21. Jenny3

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    Advantage is down again this morning!

    Is there a limit to the number of times I can rebook and cancel? I think I've done it almost daily for the last 5 days straight :rotfl2:
     

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