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STL late arrival rental car?

Old Jun 29, 20, 7:56 am
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STL late arrival rental car?

Iím flying into STL this week at 10:50pm. Thanks to COVID all the rental agencies close at 10:00pm and donít offer any sort of after hours pick up. Does anybody know of a rental agency in STL that can accommodate my late arrival?
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Old Jun 30, 20, 5:05 am
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Originally Posted by youranut View Post
Iím flying into STL this week at 10:50pm. Thanks to COVID all the rental agencies close at 10:00pm and donít offer any sort of after hours pick up. Does anybody know of a rental agency in STL that can accommodate my late arrival?
While a bit of an unorthodox solution, maybe try Turo to just rent/borrow a car for a day or so until the rental agencies open up the next day.

Or if you're staying fairly close to STL, Uber/Lyft to your destination then go back the next day to rent a car.
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Old Jun 30, 20, 10:03 am
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While a bit of an unorthodox solution, maybe try Turo to just rent/borrow a car for a day or so until the rental agencies open up the next day.

Or if you're staying fairly close to STL, Uber/Lyft to your destination then go back the next day to rent a car.
thanks for the suggestion. Iím traveling on from STL into the boonies (about 3 hours). I had checked Turo and the selection in STL isnít good. The reasonable cars wanted $75 to deliver to the airport and I would probably also have to pay to get out of the parking lot. It will be just as cheap to get a room. But Iím still looking for a rental agency that will accommodate a late arrival.
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Old Jun 30, 20, 12:48 pm
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National and Alamo are open until midnight (they share a location).
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Airport locations usually stay open until arrival of the last flight, even if after their posted closing time. They have to be there for delayed arrivals. You may want to call the location you want to verify,
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Old Jun 30, 20, 11:20 pm
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Originally Posted by DavidDTW View Post
Airport locations usually stay open until arrival of the last flight, even if after their posted closing time. They have to be there for delayed arrivals. You may want to call the location you want to verify,
Hate to say it but folks at some of the STL rental sites aren't the most clueful so they may or may not feel the need/urge to provide the service you're indicating based on pre-COVID experiences.

I will say that at some smaller airports I have seen the service where they stay open until late flights arrive. I wish the OP well in trying to get a clear answer back from the rental car location of interest as to whether they'll commit to being open when he/she arrives.

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