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Shenanigans during holidays - minimum rental length?

Shenanigans during holidays - minimum rental length?

Old Dec 3, 19, 5:50 pm
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Shenanigans during holidays - minimum rental length?

I am attempting rent an Full Size SUV from LAX or LGB end of December for two days, however nothing comes up.

However, if I stretch out the return day to make the reservation a week long, inventory pops up.

What kind of games are they playing?
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Old Dec 3, 19, 6:29 pm
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They want a longer rental for their premium vehicles. Most rental companies do this in high demand periods.

I've seen hotels do the same thing for there larger rooms or suites.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 6:55 pm
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It is neither shenanigans nor a game. It is called inventory management. National believes that it can rent the vehicle for 7 or more days, so that is what it makes the vehicle available for.

Nothing new and for every unhappy renter such as you, there is a happy renter who wants it for longer (and will thus, pay more) who will have a scarce vehicle.
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