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Rental Cars - Picking up after hours at the airport

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Rental Cars - Picking up after hours at the airport

We need to pick up a rental car sometime between 5-5:30pm on a Saturday. Since we are going to Bruny Island, our choices are limited. Bargain Car Rental says they leave the key in a box or something like that. I am worried about the security of doing this, couldn't just anyone walk in and pick up the car? And who would be the witness of any dents & scratches? I usually take photos and make sure their staff is in one of the photos when I pick up a car.

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1. Re: Rental Cars - Picking up after hours at the airport

I don't know what box they would leave the key in. If I did, I guess there could be a security problem. :)

I agree that you should take photos of the car. Most cameras can be made to show a time and date in the photo. There's other good advice here: tripadvisor.com/Travel-g255055-c119403/Austr…

On balance, Bargain Car Rentals gets more good reviews than bad ones on these forums.

Luigi

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