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Old Dec 28, 13, 8:12 pm
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Hi all.. first time posting to the Budget group. I did a search but didn't find what I'm seeking. If the information is out there and you can help, pls provide that instead of a flame.

Fastbreak member through work. Rented a car for pickup and return at MIA, but I'm midway through the trip and changed plans to fly out of EYW instead. Called Fastbreak number the other day to make plans and both agent and supervisor confirmed I could drop at EYW without additional fees. Supervisor confirmed to me that reservation was changed. BUT... I don't see the reservation changed in the system and I'm nervous I'm going to get flak from the agent when i show up at EYW on Sunday with the car.

I have names and times from when I called, no recordings, though. Both agent and supervisor were very sure there were no issues and things were confirmed. But I have a bad feeling.

Should I be worried?
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Old Dec 28, 13, 9:35 pm
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As of last I knew (a couple years ago): FL has a state statue that prohibits one-way/drop fees/etc for one-way rentals. The agencies must charge the same rate as a "local" rental. It was originally to promote tourism.. not sure if this holds true still or not.
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Old Dec 30, 13, 12:13 pm
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In case it helps others, here's the outcome. No charges and no issues. Despite the online reservation still saying I needed to drop in MIA, the lady at EYW airport took the car, checked things in and processed the final bill with no additional charges. She commented that she saw it was originally supposed to be dropped in MIA but saw it changed.

I think IAHtraveler is correct re: the FL statute that prohibits one-way / drop fees. Not sure if also being a Fastbreak member helped in this scenario.
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