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Urgent car hire help required

LANCASHIRE
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Urgent car hire help required

Due to personal circumstances we have only just planned a holiday arriving Alicante 8th August for 10 nights we have got flights, accommodation are sorted but car hire is a nightmare.

We have checked all the search engines & the prices seem to be sky high & the only companies left are charging the petrol policy of charging 60 Euros for a tank & bring it back empty. We would prefer the full/full policy but the only companies that do that Avis &Hertz are charging over £400 for 10 days.

We need a car because we are staying on the coast for 7 nights then near Elche for 3 nights.

I do appreciate that we are on the last minute & we usually do plan well ahead but can anyone recommend a small family car hire firm who may be able to assist.

I have been reading the reviews & they are not looking good for most companies & they all seem to be bad in July so what will August be like ?

Edited: 02 August 2010, 14:01
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1. Re: Urgent car hire help required

Have a look at www.moneysupermarket.com - they've got 10 days car hire at Alicante Airport from around £200 for a small car.

Norfolk
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2. Re: Urgent car hire help required

Hello

i always use recordrentacar. They are not expensive and are easy to book online and you can pick up from Alicante Airport. We are paying £180 for 8 days in August, which is good for time of year. We have been with them now 15 times. Always get a great quality car and service. You just email for a quote, then book online if happy and pay on day of collection. I highly rec them.

http://www.recordrentacar.com/

Edited: 02 August 2010, 15:01
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3. Re: Urgent car hire help required

Update

just got back from Alicante with Record and they charged us 50 Euro for a full tank of diesel and we returned car with half a tank, no refund. Never been charged bfore. What a con. I find this very unfair and we had to choice but to take car with a full tank. They must be making a fortune frrom people not using all the fuel up. I am going to shop around next time. Maybe all car hire companies are now doing this now? Why should people pay for something they have not used?

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