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Dollar Rental at LPA / "Raised card numbers"

Dollar Rental at LPA / "Raised card numbers"

Old Apr 6, 19, 12:55 pm
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Dollar Rental at LPA / "Raised card numbers"

Hi all! I'm looking to rent a car at LPA next month for my stay on the island. I found a good looknig deal via Booking.com for a Dollar car rental, but it's indicating to me the following note:

This company will not accept prepaid, recharge or virtual credit cards - or any card on which the relevant characters are not raised (embossed).
Does anyone have any experience here? I asked because my (currently) only card without foreign transaction fees is a Chase Sapphire Reserve card, and while it technically does have raised numbers on the back, it's not printed in "full size" on the front like most cards are. Just want to see if anyone's had any experience with this or if there's any reason I should be concerned -- just in case.

Thanks!
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Old Apr 10, 19, 4:21 pm
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The terms you quoted do not say that the card number has to be full size on the front, does it? Why worry?
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Old Apr 11, 19, 4:45 am
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I've had this issue in South Africa once - and they weren't flexible. I would email them.
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Old Apr 11, 19, 6:51 am
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Originally Posted by CaptainMiles View Post
The terms you quoted do not say that the card number has to be full size on the front, does it? Why worry?
The spirit of it is that non-standard cards are not accepted. Try arguing a technicality of the wording with a Spanish rental car attendant...
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