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Oct 24, 12, 3:51 pm
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Posted By matincdg

GPS rental in Oman

Hi all,

I just rented a car with Hertz in MCT for an upcoming and was wondering if GPS could be rented there.

I tried without success to search Hertz website but no luck.

Any insight?
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May 9, 11, 9:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,401
Posted By matincdg

would love a promo code too! :)

would love a promo code too! :)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 8, 10, 4:58 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,188
Posted By matincdg

+1 for Boston. Used to live there and every...

+1 for Boston.

Used to live there and every single time I had to either give them direction because they had no clue or to order them to follow the directions I was giving them (Sumner vs Ted...
Oct 21, 09, 3:40 am
Replies: 207
Views: 26,555
Posted By matincdg

Thanks for putting this together. Isola 2000...

Thanks for putting this together.

Isola 2000 is supposed to open on 5 December
Sep 30, 09, 10:08 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,303
Posted By matincdg

You will have to go the desk. You contract should...

You will have to go the desk. You contract should be ready though and you'll only have to show you license.

Safe drive in Europe :cool:
Aug 5, 09, 4:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By matincdg

I don't think you can specify in advance as it...

I don't think you can specify in advance as it pretty much depends on what's available when you arrive.
Aug 4, 09, 1:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By matincdg

Just to be safe, ask for a car with a swiss...

Just to be safe, ask for a car with a swiss license plate and you should be all set. I've done it in the past without any hassle.

Also when you get your "swiss" car, make sure that Avis gives you...
Jul 30, 09, 3:52 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By matincdg

AF doesn't charge (yet ?!?!) any fee for the...

AF doesn't charge (yet ?!?!) any fee for the first two checked luggage. Third bag would cost $150

Hope this helps.

Safe travel
Forum: Travel News
Jul 9, 09, 7:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By matincdg

Being a french person myself, I have been...

Being a french person myself, I have been embarrassed more than once by the attitude of some of my fellow countrymen while traveling abroad.

However, I don't quite agree with the notion that...
Jun 30, 09, 9:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By matincdg

you can also try to get a car with spanish...

you can also try to get a car with spanish plates. The drop off fee would be waived as your saving them the cost of repartriating the car to the home country.

The only caveat is that they cannot...
Jun 28, 09, 10:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By matincdg

Opinion on Pentax Km/K2000

Hi there,

I'm looking at buying my first SLR and was considering the Pentax Km/K2000. Reviews I've read so far as pretty good but I fear that over time I may be limited with what the camera has to...
Forum: Africa
Jun 27, 09, 12:06 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By matincdg

Although I did not fly with Federal Air, I've...

Although I did not fly with Federal Air, I've used other airlines that had similar requirements.

I had a bag that was somewhat similar to the one on the link and had no problem.

Overall, they...
Replies: 34
Views: 2,429
Posted By matincdg

Flew to London on 5/26 and cleaning crew came as...

Flew to London on 5/26 and cleaning crew came as the boarding process was about to start ending in a 1.5 hour delay (and some irrate passengers). No announcement were made

"Fun fact": the plane...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 21, 09, 12:16 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,744
Posted By matincdg

here we go: France Germany ...

here we go:


France
Germany
Belgium
Luxemburg
Switzerland
Spain
USA
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 19, 09, 5:42 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,224
Posted By matincdg

Detroit last summer because of misconnect coming...

Detroit last summer because of misconnect coming from MDW

DUS due to weather in 2007

HAV in 2005 due to a faulty part on the plane. It was right around the time Katrina was about to hit the US...
May 21, 09, 9:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By matincdg

Thanks a lot. Just a follow up question. I'm...

Thanks a lot.

Just a follow up question. I'm landing at 6.50am at T3, european passport, probably carry on only. I was wondering if made sense to take a car given that it's probably going to be...
May 21, 09, 9:00 am
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By matincdg

sorry to "highjack" the thread but I was...

sorry to "highjack" the thread but I was wondering if the price of the chauffeur service was all-in. The service I use here in the US includes tax and tip.

I'm heading to London to next week and...
May 19, 09, 9:56 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By matincdg

You cannot go wrong with the upperdeck, the seat...

You cannot go wrong with the upperdeck, the seat pitch is better than downstairs and obviously it's less crowded.

Window seat have the bins.

I wouldn't personally go for the bulkhead as I find...
May 18, 09, 9:33 am
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By matincdg

I haven't rented in Austria for a while, but last...

I haven't rented in Austria for a while, but last time they were asking if you planned on taking the car abroad (Hungarian border is 52 km from the airport and I believe Slovakia is even closer).
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 15, 09, 10:10 am
Replies: 192
Views: 29,064
Posted By matincdg

Greetings Number of airlines flown: 28 ...

Greetings

Number of airlines flown: 28

Dodgiest airline: Cubana domestic from Cayo Largo to Havana in an old russian plane (cannot remember which). This was the only time I had been scared in a...
Apr 30, 09, 10:56 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By matincdg

oups missed that :confused:

oups missed that :confused:
Apr 30, 09, 9:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By matincdg

might too late, but make sure you select 10B. 10A...

might too late, but make sure you select 10B. 10A has somewhat limited legroom due to the slide. In addition, with 10B you're the first (ok, maybe second) out of the door (nice to be queues at...
Forum: Budget Travel
Mar 7, 09, 4:24 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,044
Posted By matincdg

Not as many as some of the fellow FT members...

Not as many as some of the fellow FT members posting here, but here we go:

- Air Asia
- Ryanair
- Buzz
- Tui
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 3, 09, 11:12 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,450
Posted By matincdg

CDG has some landside at 2E

CDG has some landside at 2E
Forum: Africa
Mar 2, 09, 2:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By matincdg

I agree with the previous reply. Didn't really...

I agree with the previous reply. Didn't really need a GPS device in South Africa with the exception of Cape Town where my Tom Tom had me drive along the shore to get to Camps Bay instead of driving...
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