Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. otc

    otc Senior member

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    My friend knew a guy who basically had standing weekend rentals with Hertz (or someone else with neighborhood locations). Since they don't charge you if you don't pick up the car, he just rented a car for every weekend far enough in advance that it stayed cheap. If he needed a car, he had a reservation...otherwise he just let it go.

    I think they might get a little mad about this now, but I've thought about it. There are two hertz neighborhood locations nearby...last weekend I got a car to go to a bike race and ended up paying something like $16 for the whole weekend after I switched my promo code from something that gave me a $25-30 weekend with 2-level upgrade to something that was $16 (basically all taxes and fees) with no upgrades. Didn't matter since they gave me a Rav4 anyways (which was perfect for hauling the bike, and then picking up a bunch of crap in the suburbs on the way back).
     


  2. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    well the car would be in NJ, and I can rent a car in NJ for $30 a day. I'd bump it up a bit, just to be fair.
     


  3. Rumpelstiltskin

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    I'm with you too jet. Keep fighting the good fight
     


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    idfnl Senior member

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    This Merc concept form Tokyo looks pretty incredible.


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  5. HRoi

    HRoi Senior member

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    Looks like an Audi
     


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    The headlights are the only part that looks Audi to me.
     


  7. GreenFrog

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    Sorry for being unclear. I meant $180 / day + gas upon return, or I can charge you $5.50 a gallon if you make me fill it up myself.

    On the other hand, would you be interested in pre-paying for a full tank at the killer rate of $4.50 a gallon?
     


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    HRoi Senior member

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    GF will also let you use it for free if you let him blow you
     


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    gomestar Super Yelper

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    I'll see if PatrickBOOTH is ok with me venturing out a bit.
     


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    It's called 'The GF experience"
     


  12. hopkins_student

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  13. mike1445

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    I think this has been brought up here before but I couldn't find it with a quick search. Has anyone had any experience with Entrrprise's "exotic" fleet or similar company. Looking to rent something that's not a shitbox for a trip to sf/napa in the spring. They've got a decent selection of Porsche, audi and BMW which would really make the trip nicer.
     


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    I think I'm going to be book a test of the new Alfa 4C.
     


  15. Cary Grant

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    With Enterprise (maybe true with others- I mostly only used Enterprise and Hertz when I was travelling a lot)... there was seldom the car you wanted when you got there.... so if you were hoping for a 5 series you got a 5.0 Mustang etc....

    Exception was Palm Springs.... they had some very nice metal on the lot including a Lotus and a few other fun runners.
     


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