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Feb 14, 20, 6:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Red Scorpion

The Giulia Quadrifoglio is an amazing car. I...

The Giulia Quadrifoglio is an amazing car.

I booked one, figuring that although it was not that cheap, it was the only way I was going to get to drive one for 48 hrs. And sure enough when I...
Dec 13, 17, 2:51 am
Replies: 631
Views: 201,524
Posted By Red Scorpion

I was at LAX for the first 10 days of the month....

I was at LAX for the first 10 days of the month. Collected a different car almost every day (had 8 in total), picking up around 8 - 8:30am every morning. Some days the place was packed out, but there...
Nov 26, 17, 4:52 am
Replies: 51
Views: 17,235
Posted By Red Scorpion

If you've reserved a Q4, then you will be...

If you've reserved a Q4, then you will be allocated a specific car.

As Presidents Circle, you can instead go and choose anything that is in Ultimate Choice as an alternative. Note that if you want...
Nov 26, 17, 4:48 am
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Red Scorpion

LHR - No paper Damage Report forms now - it's an email

Arrived at LHR yesterday to collect a car. Went to the indicated stall (I am Pres Circle, so the Gold area) and there was a contract in the car but no Damage Report. When I queried it, I was told...
Nov 26, 17, 4:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By Red Scorpion

The prefix Y in a Group means that the car is...

The prefix Y in a Group means that the car is deemed to be "better" in some way than the other cars in the base Group - typically, things like a Sun Roof or Leather Seats would be the sort of things...
Nov 1, 17, 8:26 am
Replies: 2,058
Views: 2,285,930
Posted By Red Scorpion

The SLC300 is the only vehicle in that class. ...

The SLC300 is the only vehicle in that class.

It is a strict 2 seater, and it is a choice of luggage or roof down, but not both at the same time. I had the previous SLK250 and thought it was a...
Oct 31, 17, 1:30 am
Replies: 180
Views: 38,159
Posted By Red Scorpion

BLQ (Bologna) Pres Circle Booked: R (Sample,...

BLQ (Bologna)
Pres Circle
Booked: R (Sample, Opel Insignia Country Tourer)
Received: Alfa Stelvio 2.2 JTD 210 Q4

Always done well with upgrades at BLQ. The staff there are really friendly, and...
Oct 2, 17, 1:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By Red Scorpion

Oh, they've got plenty of Captur on fleet...

Oh, they've got plenty of Captur on fleet (sadly!). There are very few Ford Focus at present.

Other Group C cars: Seat Leon (would be my pick); SKoda Rapid 5 door and Spaceback; Kia Cee'd; Toyota...
May 21, 17, 10:43 am
Replies: 180
Views: 38,159
Posted By Red Scorpion

MUC Pres Circle Reserved: V (sample, Merc E...

MUC
Pres Circle
Reserved: V (sample, Merc E Class Estate)

Received: Range Rover Sport HSE SDV6

From what I could tell by looking at everything they had on site on collection and returning,...
Apr 21, 17, 12:01 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 20,581
Posted By Red Scorpion

I've not seen this, but it does not surprise me. ...

I've not seen this, but it does not surprise me.

There are plenty of people who have told us - on these very pages - that they make a second reservation and then cancel if they don't like the car...
Apr 20, 17, 12:31 am
Replies: 53
Views: 8,621
Posted By Red Scorpion

Assume they've only just got those. I might have...

Assume they've only just got those. I might have to try one - even though I think it looks utterly hideous and I would not want to inflict the rear seats on anyone in daylight, as that is the one...
Apr 20, 17, 12:29 am
Replies: 180
Views: 38,159
Posted By Red Scorpion

There are still some left on fleet, but they are...

There are still some left on fleet, but they are being replaced by regular Mustang GT 5.0 cars.If you can get one for less than $100 a day upgrade, you've got a good deal. You are extremely unlikely...
Apr 19, 17, 3:22 am
Replies: 39
Views: 10,127
Posted By Red Scorpion

There were three of them at LAX a couple of weeks...

There were three of them at LAX a couple of weeks ago. I was advised that they are on the way out, so don't expect to find them for much longer.

There was one at PHX on one day out of the 7 that I...
Apr 16, 17, 8:33 am
Replies: 108
Views: 21,261
Posted By Red Scorpion

Chrysler 300 is an I and the 300C is a YI.

Chrysler 300 is an I and the 300C is a YI.
Apr 16, 17, 8:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By Red Scorpion

Can't remember the number for sure, but 26/27...

Can't remember the number for sure, but 26/27 sound right.

Follow the signs for car rental, as all the buses go form the same stop. It is at the domestic arrivals end of the T5 complex (turn right...
Apr 15, 17, 2:36 am
Replies: 74
Views: 26,901
Posted By Red Scorpion

The sample car they quote is not necessarily the...

The sample car they quote is not necessarily the one that that you are most likely to get. On recent evidence, I would say that you are relatively unlikely at present to get a 4Runner.

Most...
Apr 15, 17, 2:32 am
Replies: 2,058
Views: 2,285,930
Posted By Red Scorpion

Very unlikely to get a Traverse. I did not see...

Very unlikely to get a Traverse. I did not see any at all in 2 weeks at LAX or PHX. Hertz did not buy that many GM cars during 2016, and the Traverse was not one of the models they acquired (and no...
Apr 15, 17, 2:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By Red Scorpion

There may be the odd straggler Mazda 5 lingering...

There may be the odd straggler Mazda 5 lingering in the fleet, but these are pretty much all gone. Any that are left are going to be 2 years old.

Ask at the time of rental. And what you can get...
Apr 14, 17, 7:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By Red Scorpion

If you are renting from a location with Ultimate...

If you are renting from a location with Ultimate Choice, you now get to pick from the cars presented to you.

Otherwise, the only solution is to go and ask at the counter.

Oh, and don't get...
Apr 14, 17, 7:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,137
Posted By Red Scorpion

The Shelby Mustangs are on their way out. Many...

The Shelby Mustangs are on their way out. Many have already left the fleet, and the others won't be around much longer, I was told. You may still find one next month, but don't bet on it.

There...
Apr 11, 17, 3:28 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 31,174
Posted By Red Scorpion

A B4 is the 2WD equivalent of the Q4 class (which...

A B4 is the 2WD equivalent of the Q4 class (which have 4WD). Hertz seem to think them interchangeable, and there are plenty of reports of people getting a B4 when they reserved a Q4 (me included).
...
Apr 9, 17, 11:50 am
Replies: 53
Views: 8,621
Posted By Red Scorpion

LHR PC Reserved: C (Focus - though they've...

LHR
PC
Reserved: C (Focus - though they've got v few of these on fleet at present, if you book a C you are more likely to get a Captur or a Mokka x - both fairly unpleasant cars!)

Received:...
Apr 9, 17, 11:45 am
Replies: 58
Views: 33,121
Posted By Red Scorpion

Hertz in Italy do have the Insignia Sport Tourer...

Hertz in Italy do have the Insignia Sport Tourer (Wagon), and the ones I saw last couple of trips were ones with the lower body cladding on them, which may be why they have used the "SUV" label,...
Apr 9, 17, 11:40 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,959
Posted By Red Scorpion

The only way round this is to make a booking for...

The only way round this is to make a booking for something else, with no mileage limit, and then upgrade to a Tesla at collection. If you do this, you get the original Ts & Cs, ie no mileage limit....
Apr 7, 17, 8:08 pm
Replies: 631
Views: 201,524
Posted By Red Scorpion

I've been at LAX every day this week since the...

I've been at LAX every day this week since the launch there of Ultimate Choice.

Surely no-one really thought that this was going to be be the means whereby there were a load more free and juicy...
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