Does any one know if changing return date to an earlier day is allowed?

 
Old Sep 16, 14, 10:38 pm
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Does any one know if changing return date to an earlier day is allowed?

I reserved a car in Thrifty for more than two weeks, and picked up my car yesterday. Now plan has changed and I need to end the trip in the weekend. Does any one know if I could change return date to the weekend? If so, will they charge me based on actual days I used the car (maybe plus the return change fee), or the full price of the two-weeks contract?

I cannot figure out that on the paper or policy. Anyone experienced this situation? Thanks.
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Old Sep 19, 14, 2:10 pm
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Old Sep 26, 14, 5:14 pm
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Originally Posted by OMUDA View Post
I reserved a car in Thrifty for more than two weeks, and picked up my car yesterday. Now plan has changed and I need to end the trip in the weekend. Does any one know if I could change return date to the weekend? If so, will they charge me based on actual days I used the car (maybe plus the return change fee), or the full price of the two-weeks contract?

I cannot figure out that on the paper or policy. Anyone experienced this situation? Thanks.
Without knowing all the exact details of your booking and generalizing across my experience with all vendors, if booked directly with the company the rate will be repriced to reflect fewer rental days. Normally this means it goes down, but it is possible it goes up if, say, instead of week(s) it is now priced as days, or you bust special promotional rate terms.

If you booked through a third party, it is possible to probable an early return fee will be assessed. Which is why I dropped an online travel agent I really preferred to book cars through as a single-source vendor and book directly now.
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Old Sep 26, 14, 5:16 pm
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Well, if it was a weekly rate it might be higher (5-7 days are usually cheaper than 4).

My only experience has been adding days to a current rental and they have been very fair about the additional per diems.

Why don't you call them and ask? Stating what the situation is might help (our additional days were for family emergencies and they were very sympathetic).
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