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At West Rent-a-Car at LAX

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At West Rent-a-Car at LAX

We want a convertible in LA and have never been there. At West Rent a Car is half the price of others but online reviews are limited and mixed (from 1 start to 5) - can someone clarify? Should we book at a higher price with one of the big names (Enterprise, etc) and then just keep watching prices and cancel and rebook if they go down or put faith in At West?

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1. Re: At West Rent-a-Car at LAX

You want one person here to clarify what dozens are saying in online reviews?

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2. Re: At West Rent-a-Car at LAX

The worst horror stories I've ever read on these forums in the past 6-7 years have been about rental cars. Go with a reliable and well known company.

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3. Re: At West Rent-a-Car at LAX

You remember what your Mom said, don't you?

"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is"

Don't you wonder why these 'cheapie' places are always half the cost of the 'big boys'? Never 10% cheaper of 20% -- always 50% off. With all the competition in the car rental business, would one of the 'big boys' or 'second tier' companies have offered cars somewhere in between by this point?

Besides, if the price of At West was only 10 or 20% less, you wouldn't risk it, right? So, now at 50% less, you figure, WTF, I'll go ahead and risk waiting for the airport shuttle bus for an hour, risk waiting in line for an hour, risk getting a car that's in poor condition or is not the one you reserved, risk being overcharged once you get there (didn't read the fine print) because you're gonna save BIG MONEY.

Well, it's up to you. Are you feeling lucky? Would you like to buy the Brooklyn Bridge? I can get you a great deal (50% off).

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5. Re: At West Rent-a-Car at LAX

Thanks for your input. Heading to San Fran in Feb so you have any boutique hotel recommendations?

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<<Heading to San Fran in Feb so you have any boutique hotel recommendations?>>

Head over to the SF forum and start a new thread. Provide your dates (conventions make hotel rates yo-yo) and budget. There are tons of boutique hotels in SF.

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