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Car Hire

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Car Hire

Hi

have really messed up on car hire e.g. left it too late. Going to Calan Bosch on the 16th July for two weeks and need a small family car for 4 to 7 days during the stay.

Any idea where i can get one at this late stage?

Thanks

Peter

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1. Re: Car Hire

Try www.autoeurope.com

Surrey UK
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2. Re: Car Hire

Owners Cars http://www.ownerscars.com/index.php?lang=en are showing online availablilty or 17th and 20th July ( dates I picked at random) at E285 for an Opel Mariva and E333 for VW golf but you are not going to find any great deals at this stage.

You could book online with any company that doesn't require any credit card details or upfront deposit ( O.Cs do not and there are others similar)and then if you find a bettter deal in the resort when you arrive go with that instead.

Watch out for petrol charges - a lot of firms ( Owners Cars incl.) charge you for a full tank of petrol for all 6 day or longer hires with no refund for anything unused at the end which many will say is a bit steep given that it is difficult to use a full tank in a week on this size island. For shorter hires you tend to be asked simply to return the car with the same amount of fuel as it hd when you got it!

Brighton
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Poppy cars if you can get availibity

www.poppycars.com/poppycars_hire_rates.php

But it's doubtful at this late stage. Like MRegular says bear in mind the fuel policy, but if you get a saving of more than 50 EUR it's worth just giving the car back with fuel even if you've paid for it.

See my previous posts for tons more hire car links

JtheD

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4. Re: Car Hire

thanks all

managed to get a VW passat for £9 plus airmiles :-)

only probelm is that need to get from Calan Bosch to Punta Prima on Tuesday to pick it up.

Anyone know where you get the bus from in Mahon to PP?

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5. Re: Car Hire

Replied to your other post Bigman

JtheD

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