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can I be denied renting because I drive too many miles?

Old Aug 3, 18, 4:10 pm
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can I be denied renting because I drive too many miles?

Lets say I drive 10000 miles in a month, trading in the vehicle at the 5000 mile mark for service. Would I get denied in the future for abusing the unlimited mileage? What if I drive 10000 miles a month for 3 months?
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Old Aug 3, 18, 4:18 pm
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Originally Posted by nd2010 View Post
Lets say I drive 10000 miles in a month, trading in the vehicle at the 5000 mile mark for service. Would I get denied in the future for abusing the unlimited mileage? What if I drive 10000 miles a month for 3 months?
Maybe.
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Old Aug 3, 18, 5:25 pm
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Doesn't it all average out, though? How many times have "we" rented a car from the airport just to have it sit in a hotel parking lot for days on end, or some single-digit-miles trip from the hotel to a client site and back for a week?
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Old Aug 3, 18, 5:31 pm
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It may average out or it may not. But, that doesn't mean that rental pricing is based on an average.

Correct answer is as above. Maybe.
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Old Aug 3, 18, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by nd2010 View Post
Lets say I drive 10000 miles in a month, trading in the vehicle at the 5000 mile mark for service. Would I get denied in the future for abusing the unlimited mileage? What if I drive 10000 miles a month for 3 months?
You absolutely can, especially if you make a habit of it. Will you? Maybe, maybe not. It depends on the company/location/location mamager/etc. So the definitive answer is.....it depends.
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Old Aug 4, 18, 7:53 pm
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Originally Posted by nd2010 View Post
Lets say I drive 10000 miles in a month, trading in the vehicle at the 5000 mile mark for service. Would I get denied in the future for abusing the unlimited mileage? What if I drive 10000 miles a month for 3 months?


Do you realize that's 333 miles a day on average, which in the best traffic is quite a few hours every day on a freeway?

So is this what you actually plan doing, or are just asking in theory?
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Old Aug 4, 18, 8:42 pm
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Originally Posted by nd2010 View Post
Lets say I drive 10000 miles in a month, trading in the vehicle at the 5000 mile mark for service. Would I get denied in the future for abusing the unlimited mileage? What if I drive 10000 miles a month for 3 months?
There was a thread about this a year or two back and people were indeed being put on the "do not rent" list for overdoing it. You will probably be OK if you rent regularly and don't make a habit of it. I think that the other thread concluded that the rental companies had internal ideas of what "unlimited" really meant and it was perilous to overdo it.
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