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last minute car rental due to mistake - help!

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last minute car rental due to mistake - help!

hi

We thought we had booked car hire with uscarrentals.com and it is only today, when i have checked the wording more carefully, the the "booking reference" is only for a quote, and not the booking of a car. So we have no car.

The quote is now $250 more and we can't afford it.

Any advice on where to find cheaper car hire - we need a car to get us from Newark airport, to Westport (CT) and then onto Newburyport (MA) before returning to Boston airport. There are 2 of us and our 7 month old baby - plus all his paraphernalia -so we need a car with a bit of boot/trunk space - we were hoping for an SUV but this might be out of our price range now!

thanks

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1. Re: last minute car rental due to mistake - help!

You could take Amtrak to Stamford and rent the car from there. It will probably be cheaper than at the airport

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2. Re: last minute car rental due to mistake - help!

If you have alot of luggage, Amtrak may be problematic.

Try getting quotes at priceline.com and various other websites.

In general, one-way car rentals will be more expensive.

3. Re: last minute car rental due to mistake - help!

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