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Car Hire - Avoid Budget

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Car Hire - Avoid Budget

I have hired cars worlwide and can honestly say I have never encountered con artists like this company in my life. They will try to find a scratch in order to keep your deposit and refuse to take debit or maestro cards for excess waiver - the alternative being to purchase their insurance. Truly - avoid to save frustration

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1. Re: Car Hire - Avoid Budget

Did you have a recent experience that has provoked this word of caution?

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2. Re: Car Hire - Avoid Budget

Another thread said Hertz to be avoided at all costs

By next week we will all have to travel by bicycle

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3. Re: Car Hire - Avoid Budget

There seem to be a lot of one-off posts warning about Budget on this forum every now and then. Either they're such a disgraceful company that their customers are driven by despair to post on a forum they've never visited before, or perhaps there's a competitor out there out to discredit them... we may never know!

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4. Re: Car Hire - Avoid Budget

Avoid Budget,

Avoid Hertz,

Avoid Avis

Avoid Dan Dooley

etc etc etc

every car hire firm has disgruntled customers somewhere along the line. why I should avoid them to ease those customers feelings is beyond me.

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5. Re: Car Hire - Avoid Budget

That why I asked if something specific had prompted this.... I was rather suspicious by the tone of the comment and the lack of specifics.

The OP has only posted three times; 2006, 2008 and now..... so we may have to wait a while to find out!! : )

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