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Why did I wait

Spruce Grove
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Why did I wait

2 weeks ago I could have rented a car for $8.00/day on priceline...

Now the cheapest is $32/day for the day's were interested in

Looking for January 28 pick up at 10 pm and drop off Jan 30 NOT at the airport...

Will a better deal come up? damn I'm kicking myself

!

Escanaba, Michigan
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1. Re: Why did I wait

I'm wondering if part of the reason is it's Super Bowl weekend? Although you did say dropping off on the Friday before.

What was the reasoning behind NOT renting the $8 deal with Priceline??

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2. Re: Why did I wait

I did the same thing. I am renting from Enterprise and paying 36.17 taxes in for one day! The prices were much cheaper a few weeks ago, but I wasn't sure what day I wanted the car at that point.

Spruce Grove
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3. Re: Why did I wait

TG First thing that came to mind was that it is obviously Super Bowl and UFC 94 BUT...yes, will be dropping the car off Friday at 11am.

Reason I didn't book earlier is because we were trying to figure out our schedual and ya...guess being slow is now kicking me in the but!!!!!

Chicago, Illinois
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4. Re: Why did I wait

Try Dollar.com It's a little cheaper. Use the LV special screen. Rent the smallest/ cheapest car they have as they don't have that many compacts and you get the larger car at the lower price. Keep an eye on it daily as the prices can change often.

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5. Re: Why did I wait

Try travelzoo.com, I think Enterprise had a deal on.

Spruce Grove
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6. Re: Why did I wait

Ya...dollar is not showing anything

Will check travelzoo! Thank you :)

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7. Re: Why did I wait

I checked a few days ago for rates for May and they were much higher than I expected, so I just decided to do what I usually do and taxi everywhere.

Spruce Grove
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8. Re: Why did I wait

artemus I'm thinking that's goin to be the call..but we have to have a car for 1 day at least as we're doing Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Valley of Fire

SO

Should I book the 28th evening and drop off the 29th at 5?

Or is that SUPER rushing our day...?

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9. Re: Why did I wait

Art, If you book directly with the Car Rental Co, there's no deposit/charge at the time of reservation. Youve got a long ways to go before May, go ahead and book a reservation if You see a price thats okay, and keep checking the rates on different days of the week, and different hours.

Tip: Ive found checking on weekends (when everybody else is too) the rates always appear to be higher.

Its crazy how the rates can drop and rise on a daily basis!

I book a rate I think I can live with, and always keep checking, and just cancel the old reservation and book the new one at the better price.

Here's another site I hope where Y'all might find a better discount or coupon to help off set some of the higher rates Youre currently seeing..

www.carrentalsavers.com

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