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Car rental advice needed

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Car rental advice needed

I am deciding between Drive-A-Matic & Stoutes, how do they compare? Thanks for your feedback!

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1. Re: Car rental advice needed

dirtbikebabyNH

These are both really great companies and I've used them both while arranging vehicles for friends/family. It really comes down to the type of vehicle you want at the right price to be honest. You can't go wrong either way, but I personally think Stoutes has the edge on customer service.

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Nebraska
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I have a question also...Some of the islands we have visited recommend an all wheel drive vehicle due to the hilly, mountainous and sometimes wet conditions.

Is 4 wheel / all wheel drive recommended on Barbados?

Edited: 18 February 2012, 09:21
Henley on Thames
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3. Re: Car rental advice needed

We normally take a Jimny Jeep because we like the height.

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Tripper

Yes, 4WD is recommended here.

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Burlington, Canada
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We usually get a medium sized car and it works perfectly, we go everywhere, I mean everywhere. We don't go off road though because it's not necessary. It's really a matter of personal preference and how much you're willing to pay.

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Thank you all so much for your suggestions.

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Tripper61

You're welcome.

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Atlantic Shores...
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8. Re: Car rental advice needed

Never, ever had a need for 4WD. Certainly there are some areas where you could do a bit of off-roading but all the normal tourist areas are accessible with a standard drive vehicle.

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9. Re: Car rental advice needed

Try Regency they give the best rates by far.

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10. Re: Car rental advice needed

Hi dirtbikebabyNH,

I'll speak from personal experience here as I've rented a vehicle from Drive-A-Matic before so if you are looking for excellent rates, then that is the route to take.