SIXT - Upgrades

Old Nov 20, 2010, 9:58 am
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Stuttgart Airport.

Rented LDAR, which would mean BMW 5er or an E-Class and got an XDAR Mercedes Benz S350. I assume this would be the upgrade thanks to my Platinum status.

Nice car, never drove an S-Class before. Only drawback, it took me about 2hrs to get familiar with the technology...
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Old Nov 22, 2010, 9:30 am
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I always get a BMW 650i at the Munich Airport Station no matter what i reserve. Have a Platinum Sixt card and Centurion AmEx. But seems to be getting rare with those expensive cars. Local rental stations usually dont have expensive cars anymore.

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Old Dec 7, 2010, 2:48 pm
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WHAT ???
Those kind of updated couldnt be expected even for Diamond-card holders.
Sure it was a M3?

I really had several phantastic upgrades with Sixt but never was handed out !the M3.
Quite sure mate. Because a) I know my cars, b) it said M3 in quite a few places and c) you can't half mistake the roar of a V8 and 420 bhp for anything else!

Latest:

Platinum
Brussels Airport
VW Passat Stationcar
Jaguar XF

Platinum
Brussels Airport
VW Passat Stationcar
Jaguar XJ

Platinum
Hamburg Airport
BMW 3 series
BMW 530d Stationcar (new model)

Liked the XF more than the XJ - am seriously considering buying one. The BMW 530d is a seriously nice motor too!
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Old Dec 14, 2010, 1:04 am
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Volvo X70

Booked an Opel Zafira and got upgraded to Volvo X70 at Zagreb airport with the platinum card.
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Old Jan 3, 2011, 8:13 am
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Platinum
Manchester Airport
CDMR
Merc C class

Platinum
Heathrow Airport
CDAR
VW Passat

Platinum
Cape Town Airport (Sixt/First)
IDMR
FCAR

Platinum
Joburg Airport (Sixt/First)
IDMR
IDMR !!

Does anyone know the deal with Sixt/First partnership in South Africa? They refused to acknowledge my Platinum status at the First Club (preferred) desk in JNB and claimed not to have any upgrade available

Happy to report:

Platinum
Joburg Airport (Sixt/First)
IDMR
BMW 3 series

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Old Jan 7, 2011, 5:33 am
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Although it was a year ago or more:

No Status
FRA
Booked - FDAR
Got - Alfa Romeo GT JTD

Loved it!
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Old Jan 15, 2011, 4:11 pm
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Gold status
Fra
Booked: CPMR (Bmw 1er-A3)
Received Mercedes SLK-200

in the beginning i got a Audi a3 and later there was a system problem in the car so i returned to the airport and they gave me the slk200

today im platinum does anyone know how is the service about upgrades in tegel Berlin airport?
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Old Jan 24, 2011, 1:38 pm
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Originally Posted by li-travel
today im platinum does anyone know how is the service about upgrades in tegel Berlin airport?
quite restrictive upgrade handling here.
Dont expect too much.
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Old Jan 25, 2011, 11:51 am
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Originally Posted by lemieux66
quite restrictive upgrade handling here.
Dont expect too much.
Any knowledge on Spain rentals? I'm a platinum renting (1way) from Seville to Barcelona in May.

Thanks!
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Old Mar 6, 2011, 9:08 pm
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Any experience with Gare Montparnasse in Paris? Picking up a CPMR, what are my odds of getting a BMW 1-er?
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Old Mar 8, 2011, 12:58 pm
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Platinum
rent a Corsa (ECMR) and I've got a Mercedes B (SDMR) with free navigation
at Charleroi Airport (belgium)
Perfect
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Old Apr 14, 2011, 1:55 pm
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Platinum status
MUC
3 days location week-end.
Booked: FDMR (BMW 3 series wagon).
Received: FWAR (BMW 535dA, wagon).

Great car. I was proposed a MB S class I refused because I really needed a kombi car.
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Old Apr 16, 2011, 5:07 am
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Duesseldorf Mitte
Booked a Smart/Panda
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Old Apr 16, 2011, 5:32 am
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Platinum
DUS airport
booked Golf class
received A4 Limousine incl. GPS
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Old Apr 20, 2011, 10:21 pm
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MUC/FRA as Diamond: Got A Class and Audi A5 - booked a Golf (low rate).

For Germany SIXT is my first choice. I always get upgrades.
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