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Virgin car hire online check in?

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Virgin car hire online check in?

has anyone done this online check in for car hire , it says you can go straight to the garage to pick the car instead of going to the car hire desk

i don't know weather to do it or not?

also what documents and stuff will we need to have?

thanks

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1. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

A lot of people do seem to do it and I was wondering about it as well. So will keep a watch on your post.

I need to work out what I can do online before I go with virgin!

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2. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

If you are going into the V-room you can do the online thingy in there :-)

Cant advise otherwise since I have only ever done it that way myself.

I too, will be watching this post as this year we rae not going in the V-room!

Good Luck!

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3. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

We do it all the time. Its very easy- you just need your Virgin booking ref, driving licence (plus any additional drivers details), and a credit card in the lead drivers name.

Very simple steps on the website to follow, then you print out your confirmation & just hand it to the Alamo rep in the garage who will direct you to the aisle to select your car from.

https://www.alamo.com/virgin.do

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4. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

i have tried to do this with virgin/alamo but we are flying in to Sanford so for some reason it wont let me.

Do virgin/alamo not use this service at Sanford ?

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5. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

what about if the lead driver dosnt down a credit card?

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6. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

Hi I was wondering this too as we are going in October. I don't know if we will be able to as I need car seats, I think I read you ahve to go to the counter can anyone tell me if this is correct. It would be so much easier to go online as we are a party of 15 with a 15 seater van.

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7. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

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8. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

It's only available at mco.

You can do it & get car seats- we did it last year. The car seats are at the garage entrance - the rep pointed us over to choose after looking at our invoice.

All car rentals have to have a card in the lead drivers name, or leave a hefty cash deposit (which means you have to check in st the counter).

Edited: 21 August 2012, 12:10
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9. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

can it be a debit card or dose it have to be credit card?

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10. Re: Virgin car hire online check in?

Sorry to but in folks but ive put my dates in [1st-20th feb] premium car through virgin , alamo. However tripwheels, same dates same car through alamo is a lot cheaper. Anyone know if you can go straight to to the carpark if booked through tripwheels. Hope this may help .