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Does anyone have any information on Fast Rent A Car? I got their name from someone and I am not sure where their office is located and they want payment upfront, is that normal? Thanks

Punta Uva, Costa...
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No heard anything positive or negative, usually best to rent from known company such as Alamo.

Pensacola, Florida
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Cash up front is not normal never heard of them...




my top 3 locals

always pay with CC so no liability.

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Haven't heard of them either. Best to stick with the ones repeatedly recommended on here: Budget, Alamo, Dollar, Toyota, etc...

Payment up front is not customary and would immediately raise flags for me.

Edited: 15 December 2009, 19:30
San Jose, Costa Rica
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I wonder how fast they are? Money upfront! No way Jose!

As my amigos...I have never heard anything about them...good or bad!




Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

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We are flying into La Fortuna and would like to pick up the car at the airport if possible. We looked at Mapache, which has received good reviews, but we can't tell where they are located. Their live chat site is no longer functioning. Can anyone provide info on how to get from the airport to their location, or whether there are any good car rental services that are located at the airport in La Fortuna? Thanks.

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Heading to SJO Tuesday and friends recommended using Mapache from SJO. Said their prices are competitive but offer great service (multiple rentals). Rented a car (4x4), gps and cell phone package. Will update during trip if the experience aligns with expectations.


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just don't go with Tricolor. we just got back from Costa Rica. we got a horrible car, with dents and cracks in the windows. car from 2003 that you wouldn't drive. this was the only car they had then, and we were pretty much forced to take it. it wasn't comfortable, we felt every bump in the road.

go with another company - maybe Alamo, I heard good things.

I also considered Solid, but they didn't have the car I wanted.

they gave me the best rate.


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