Autoeurope vs direct for One WAy rental

Old Mar 27, 19, 7:30 am
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Autoeurope vs direct for One WAy rental

Looking at a one way rental in France; Avignon TGV to MRS. Autoeurope looks to be cheapest but I'm worried about getting surprised with a local fee for the one way rental. Would you think that going direct, even though it's pricier is the safer option. For the record it's Europcar...

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Old Mar 27, 19, 7:56 am
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AutoEurope does sometimes charge one-way fees and often you don't find out until after you book. That said, they do disclose them in a follow-up email if they apply, so you would know before you get to the rental counter if there was one.

AutoSlash discloses any applicable one-way fees at the time of booking on a pay-later reservation, so you don't have to worry there. You do want to be careful though about prepaid reservations via Rentalcars.com (which are often offered through Priceline). Sometimes they sneak the one-way fees into the terms and conditions and you can get surprised at the counter.

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Old Mar 27, 19, 8:04 am
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Originally Posted by AutoSlash View Post
AutoEurope does sometimes charge one-way fees and often you don't find out until after you book. That said, they do disclose them in a follow-up email if they apply, so you would know before you get to the rental counter if there was one.

AutoSlash discloses any applicable one-way fees at the time of booking on a pay-later reservation, so you don't have to worry there. You do want to be careful though about prepaid reservations via Rentalcars.com (which are often offered through Priceline). Sometimes they sneak the one-way fees into the terms and conditions and you can get surprised at the counter.

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I actually put in a request via autoslash (thanks!) and got a rate booking via priceline.. not prepaid, so do you think that there would be one way fees tacked onto that?

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Old Mar 27, 19, 8:07 am
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Originally Posted by FlyingDoctorwu View Post
I actually put in a request via autoslash (thanks!) and got a rate booking via priceline.. not prepaid, so do you think that there would be one way fees tacked onto that?

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EDIT: just looked at quote and fees. Includes one way rental

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