Cheaper from Expedia (.ca) than Budget direct


Old Jan 30, 11, 8:10 pm
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Somewhere cold - preferably up a mountain
Programs: AC Subhuman (*A silver), NW Barely Alive
Posts: 842
Cheaper from Expedia (.ca) than Budget direct

I have an interesting rental coming up in HNL. I scoured my codes database (and those here) and couldn't come with anything for a standard on for less than $360ish taxes incl. (and only .ca - the .com and don't have this rate) had it for $245ish. It's a pre-paid rate, but fully refundable. Is this like a Hotwire-price rate with the benefit of refundability?

Anyone know what's the score? The only downside is no Fastbreak added to the rental, so I might have to stand in line; though the rental confirmation info said to hit the Fastbreak line anyway.

I'll make sure to check Expedia in the future -- it's not something I usually did, because they either were the same as or way more expensive.
billybob123 is offline  
Old Mar 6, 11, 5:34 pm
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: YYC
Programs: AC E50k, Hilton HHonors, Novotel Aclub
Posts: 110
Same for me at PHX this next week - a solid 50% less at than Budget. Wondering if I will be hit with any surprise charges at the counter?
corlanb is offline  
Old Mar 20, 11, 12:55 pm
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 151
My guess would be you have to live in Canada to take advantage of these rates. Canadian dollar ration is different. As of today, $1.00 US dollar is to CA $1.01. They may want proof that you live there. Obviously you have to show a drivers license. I would careful on this one. You are right, you don't want any surprises at the check in counter.
Y.. is offline  
Old Mar 20, 11, 1:02 pm
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: YYC
Programs: AC E50k, Hilton HHonors, Novotel Aclub
Posts: 110
Follow-up...absolutely no surprises for me in PHX a couple of weeks ago. All worked great, no issues, no extra charges. Their supplemental insurance was heavily promoted, but easily declined.
corlanb is offline  
Old Mar 21, 11, 3:40 am
CanuckinKL's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: CT, USA
Programs: Delta Silver, United 2P, SQ, SPG Plat, PC Plat AMB, Hyatt Dia, Hilton Gold, Accor Plat
Posts: 358
Any suggestions on find a friendly Budget (or other) dealer in Boston (Logan is best) for a 1 way rental (SUV) to Hartford where we can avoid the drop / convenience fee?
CanuckinKL is offline  
Old Mar 21, 11, 5:15 am
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: New York suburbs
Posts: 3,029
Budget usually doesn't have a separate drop fee like the discounters but a higher daily rate. Please post questions like this in the general Other thread so more people can give you input. I recommend checking Hertz neighborhood stores in the Boston suburbs.
Auto Enthusiast is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:24 am.

Home - News - Forum - Hotel Reviews - Glossary - Contact Us - Airport Code Lookup - Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Cookie Policy - Advertise on FlyerTalk - Archive - Top

This site is owned, operated, and maintained by Copyright 2017 All rights reserved. Designated trademarks are the property of their respective owners.