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Oct 16, 19, 8:26 am
Replies: 282
Views: 89,499
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Remember, though, since Silvercar uses a...

Remember, though, since Silvercar uses a separately itemized drop charge for one-ways, and you have to call to book them, the free days are probably best used for expensive roundtrips.
Oct 11, 19, 8:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Alamo had it quietly in Orlando to NY last...

Alamo had it quietly in Orlando to NY last spring, and all 3 affiliated companies had it briefly at the last minute in Sept.

Alamo also extended it quietly out of FL in July, returning to some...
Oct 11, 19, 4:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

National rarely has these specials anymore, but...

National rarely has these specials anymore, but they did have it last year south FL to NY, and this year NYC airports to FL, for a few days, at the last minute. Enterprise and Hertz advertised it....
Oct 11, 19, 10:23 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Those rates were offered several months ago, but...

Those rates were offered several months ago, but you had to book quickly, because they disappeared faster than usual.
Oct 10, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

If a lot of people unexpectedly one-wayed into FL...

If a lot of people unexpectedly one-wayed into FL right before the FL driveout, the driveout specials would logically have lasted longer and/or been cheaper than normal.

There sometimes is also a...
Oct 6, 19, 6:57 pm
Replies: 857
Views: 145,414
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

I know people have asked about AutoSlash tracking...

I know people have asked about AutoSlash tracking hotels and airfare. Have you ever considered a similar service for Broadway tickets, which also fluctuate in availability and price? If tickets are...
Oct 6, 19, 6:54 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Holidays tend to be blacked out.

Holidays tend to be blacked out.
Oct 6, 19, 10:30 am
Replies: 857
Views: 145,414
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

How does AutoSlash make money on tracking rentals...

How does AutoSlash make money on tracking rentals booked elsewhere?
Oct 5, 19, 5:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

I saw some for Avis/Budget until Dec. But it...

I saw some for Avis/Budget until Dec. But it seems this year's promo started and ended earlier with most other companies.
Oct 4, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Except almost nobody is taking the one-way...

Except almost nobody is taking the one-way special to just drive 3 miles apart. The idea is to use the car for something else (local errands, a day trip, etc) during the 12 hours. One of the key...
Oct 3, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Now it seems to have resolved. I thought about...

Now it seems to have resolved. I thought about taking a screenshot before, but wasn't sure if it would post correctly.
Oct 3, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Like button gone

Viewing on my Galaxy S8, I noticed the Like button disappeared. I instead see a large Reply button with quotes on top.
Oct 2, 19, 7:46 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,554
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

No. To use just mud and snow tires, the vehicle...

No. To use just mud and snow tires, the vehicle must also have AWD or 4WD. If the car does not, it needs tire chains.
Sep 27, 19, 3:35 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

No, I don't use incognito mode for FlyerTalk.

No, I don't use incognito mode for FlyerTalk.
Sep 27, 19, 2:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

I am logged in for all these instances. I noticed...

I am logged in for all these instances. I noticed that my phone used to automatically show me as logged into FlyerTalk, but sometimes it seems I have to open another menu to manually log in again....
Sep 27, 19, 1:29 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Incorrect Date of Last Visit

I noticed that all of a sudden, threads I already visited were bold, as if unread. This was happening regardless of whether I read the threads on my laptop or my phone. I then realized why: A few...
Sep 26, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 857
Views: 145,414
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

I think I found another potential glitch, or...

I think I found another potential glitch, or maybe even 2 of them.

1) I started a query with Autoslash. I selected lowest price car category. The email discount offered from Priceline was for an...
Sep 24, 19, 7:12 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Of course you would get rental credits. Why...

Of course you would get rental credits. Why wouldn't you? There's nothing that says the rental must be for a minimum of 24 hours.

Why wouldn't you get the bonus points if you strictly follow the...
Sep 15, 19, 4:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,078
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

National is not yet offering it for Oct, only...

National is not yet offering it for Oct, only short-range bookings a few days ahead of time in Sept. Same for Alamo and Enterprise. I suspect this will change eventually, but I wouldn't plan on it.
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Sep 13, 19, 12:55 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

In the US, Enterprise doesn't franchise. All are...

In the US, Enterprise doesn't franchise. All are corporate.
Sep 12, 19, 3:41 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,147
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

There's stuff about an early return fee and a...

There's stuff about an early return fee and a return location change fee. How much depends on when Hertz gets notified.

There's also something about needing to reserve at least 2 hours in advance...
Sep 11, 19, 12:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

This is a ThinkPad running Chrome.

This is a ThinkPad running Chrome.
Sep 11, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Of course. Why let a nice, new, low mileage car...

Of course. Why let a nice, new, low mileage car escape during a breakdown exchange?
Sep 11, 19, 8:31 am
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

FT very slow to load on laptop recently

I can still read FlyerTalk at the normal speed on my Galaxy S8. However, the desktop version seems to load extremely slowly, and sometimes seems to freeze without going to the next page at all.
Sep 8, 19, 10:57 am
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Auto Enthusiast

Maybe call roadside assistance first to get the...

Maybe call roadside assistance first to get the issue documented (so they don't try to blame you for ignoring it), and confirm the locations en route have cars available to swap?
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