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Jan 7, 19, 5:34 pm
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Posted By Tuneman1984

Yes it was, ticket was booked on Dec 31 for...

Yes it was, ticket was booked on Dec 31 for travel on Jan 1 and then cancelled a few hours later. So it shows a validity date until Dec 30, 2019.
Jan 7, 19, 12:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Tuneman1984

Thank you for the replies everyone! I...

Thank you for the replies everyone!



I had never thought of that! So it doesn't matter that the flight was originally booked within the 22-day window, as long as I rebook again for an itinerary...
Jan 4, 19, 1:37 am
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Views: 645
Posted By Tuneman1984

Name Change on Cancelled Booking

So here's my situation. I booked a ticket on points for my brother to go see his partner in hospital; naturally it was a last minute booking for him to fly out the next day. Within a couple hours of...
Nov 18, 18, 5:00 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 9,438
Posted By Tuneman1984

Can confirm that the new hold policy has come to...

Can confirm that the new hold policy has come to Canada. After renting on Nov 3 at YVR and having just the cost of rental authorized, I went to pick-up at the Pan Pacific downtown yesterday where my...
Dec 18, 16, 12:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,969
Posted By Tuneman1984

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I was...

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I was wondering this exact same thing. When you go to add a payment method on your EC profile, this message comes up:



So I guess they've thought of someone...
Jun 9, 16, 4:47 am
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Views: 196,833
Posted By Tuneman1984

Old gen? The Town & Country was last updated in...

Old gen? The Town & Country was last updated in 2011 so I hope it wasn't any older than that. I wouldn't expect to see the 2017 Pacifica in rental fleets for a little while yet, chances are they've...
Jun 7, 16, 2:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,968
Posted By Tuneman1984

I believe it was realized mid-flight, so it...

I believe it was realized mid-flight, so it would've been easier to just continue to Toronto rather than divert which could've taken as much flying time anyway.
Jun 5, 16, 6:52 am
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Views: 196,833
Posted By Tuneman1984

Sounds like just another scare tactic to me. Like...

Sounds like just another scare tactic to me. Like YVR saying there's a $250 drop fee if you take a BC-plated car one-way, this is when you're already on a $200+ per day one-way rate. It's just so...
Jun 5, 16, 6:46 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,922
Posted By Tuneman1984

Could also be a Chevy Trax, which is the Compact...

Could also be a Chevy Trax, which is the Compact SUV poster child in Canada. Not sure if the Buick Encore falls into the same category also as it's on the same platform - basically a Trax with...
Mar 25, 16, 10:55 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By Tuneman1984

I wouldn't worry too much about it, and likely...

I wouldn't worry too much about it, and likely there's a record before yours showing the Durango had more kms on it than when it went out to you so the error is probably easy to catch if anyone was...
Dec 30, 15, 2:27 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Tuneman1984

I had this happen back in October. I was booked...

I had this happen back in October. I was booked YVR-YUL-YYZ on an AP reward, and the first leg got cancelled, replaced with a 2### flight. However, because my original flight was cancelled, it...
Dec 6, 15, 4:37 pm
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Posted By Tuneman1984

I suppose you could add up your YTD rentals and...

I suppose you could add up your YTD rentals and compare to what the site says, to see if the return on Jan 1 counted this year or not. I've got one more free day to use up before the end of the year...
Dec 5, 15, 1:40 pm
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Views: 396,557
Posted By Tuneman1984

Rental Spanning New Year's

Apologies if this has been asked before; I did a quick search but couldn't come up with what I was looking for.

If I pick up a car in 2015, and return it in 2016, in which calendar year does the...
Dec 3, 15, 9:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By Tuneman1984

Here's a breakdown for Executives: Book...

Here's a breakdown for Executives:

Book Compact = Pay Compact = Choose from Compacts in Emerald Reserve
Book Midsize = Pay Midsize = Choose from Executive Selection
Book Fullsize = Pay Midsize =...
Nov 15, 15, 3:06 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,703
Posted By Tuneman1984

Yeah the C&D rate got pulled sometime last year,...

Yeah the C&D rate got pulled sometime last year, around the same time as corporate cracked down on publicly sharing contract codes in forums. There's no public code I know of right now that kills the...
Oct 25, 15, 3:53 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,669
Posted By Tuneman1984

Hotwire Replied

Got a reply from Hotwire on my BBB claim. They basically just gave the same cookie-cutter response I got from customer service and refused to re-book or provide a refund. Curiously, the person...
Oct 18, 15, 5:01 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tuneman1984

Careful...

Recent changes to the Emerald Club T&Cs deal with this specifically:

Under Section 3 - Payment by Renter
d. Additional Obligations of Renter–Unless prohibited by law Renter shall pay Owner, its...
Oct 5, 15, 10:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,669
Posted By Tuneman1984

Just an update, I've escalated to the BBB and am...

Just an update, I've escalated to the BBB and am waiting for Hotwire to reply. If they refuse to refund or re-book then I will be initiating a chargeback and have a folder of screenshots to send to...
Sep 28, 15, 5:49 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tuneman1984

Sometimes they will try to intercept you on the...

Sometimes they will try to intercept you on the aisle if they know there's a one-way customer on the way. The day I had my one-way rental to Toronto for a minivan the agent asked for my name as soon...
Sep 28, 15, 5:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,669
Posted By Tuneman1984

It's the Quality Inn on Islington, and Hotwire...

It's the Quality Inn on Islington, and Hotwire and Expedia list it as a 3-star. But my argument is, if they're going to include a well-established brand as part of that collection, then it should be...
Sep 28, 15, 5:21 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tuneman1984

Yeah, there's one guy I know who would probably...

Yeah, there's one guy I know who would probably stand on his head before a "Vancouver car" gets through on a one-way. When I tried asking once why I was paying $200/day just to be shoehorned into one...
Sep 28, 15, 5:17 am
Replies: 288
Views: 75,314
Posted By Tuneman1984

Rented on the 19th for an overnight, can't...

Rented on the 19th for an overnight, can't remember much of what was there - the ES has a Caddy SRX4 which I took and one of the new Maximas, ES was mostly other crossovers (i.e. Journeys) and the EA...
Sep 28, 15, 3:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,669
Posted By Tuneman1984

Thanks! I took screenshots of all the star...

Thanks! I took screenshots of all the star ratings at 3 and below. Seems the Quality brand is listed in 1, 2, and 2.5. Not sure how that works, but okay.

I e-mailed customer service and got a...
Sep 25, 15, 1:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,669
Posted By Tuneman1984

Angry Hotwire - Given Lower Star Hotel Than Booked

Apologies if this has come up before; I did a quick search before posting but couldn't find my exact situation.

I just booked a Hot Deals Hotel for 6 nights on Hotwire in Toronto. I selected a...
Sep 13, 15, 7:00 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tuneman1984

In my experience National at YVR seems to DESPISE...

In my experience National at YVR seems to DESPISE one-way rentals. In 2010 I had a one-way to Toronto and they gave me a Kia Sorento from Alberta. When I inquired about the beautiful new Fusion Sport...
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