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Documents for travelling within the Schengen region

My friend applied for a Schengen visa to Germany. His first port of entry is Copenhagen and then he plans to travel by rented car to Hamburg with other friends. He will spend 2 nights in Copenhagen ...
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How can you guarantee that your rental car won't use unreasonably more fuel? [closed]

After more than 50 rentals, my grandpa and grandma have noticed that Enterprise CarShare's cars match manufacturer's advertised fuel economies, but Enterprise Rent-A-Car's are much lower. E.g., a ...
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What 4WD vehicle is necessary for Waipoli Road? [duplicate]

The text is online. Or Lonely Planet Maui (2017 edn), p. 65. Waipoli Road Holy cow! What's happening?! Yep, this devilish road sneaks up on you. One minute you're gazing tranquilly over a pretty ...
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Insurance policy for car rent?

I am going to rent a car through Hertz - LAX office. I am getting these two insurances included in price: Loss Damage Waiver Liability Insurance Supplement Are these two insurances enough for ...
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Should I provide my insurance policy number after returning a rental car without any damage (USA)?

A car rental company charged me with a security deposit when I was renting the car. I returned the car in original condition and with extra gas in the tank. They have not returned my security deposit ...
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Booking a rent-a-car through VPN (different location) [closed]

I got an idea the other day and wonder if it would be cheaper to make a booking for a rental car using a different IP location through a VPN service. I am located in Denmark and would rent a car in ...
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Getting from Siem Reap (Cambodia) to South Laos and around for 2-3 days [closed]

I am in Cambodia (Phnom Penh and Siem Reap) and would like to see a bit of Laos for 2-3 days. It seems the closest option is Pakse (Laos) and from there Wat Phu and Bolaven Plateau. I am unclear ...
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Driving a rental car from Italy to Dublin

I am moving to Dublin from Rome and we thought, instead of flying the dog as airplane cargo, I would rent a car and drive across Europe. Is it possible to rent a car in Rome, and deliver it in Dublin?...
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Driving and renting a car in the Netherlands and Belgium with a license that is less than 1 year old

I will be going to a festival in Belgium next year. I'm going with 3 other friends. We all hold valid driving license, but mine will be 3 days shy of 1 year since I got it (edit: i'm 28 so age is not ...
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Rental car recommendations for Bali [closed]

My wife and I are considering to go to Bali for a little bit more than two weeks next year October. We were looking at rental car companies and were wondering which ones are trustworthy and which one ...
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Rent a car or Uber/Lyft in Hawaii? [closed]

I am going to visit Hawaii (O'ahu) for the first time and am debating between using Uber/Lyft or just renting a car to travel from Honolulu to the beaches on the north side. It seems like the prices ...
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Car rental without a credit card in Italy?

Is it possible to use car rental services at airports in Italy without having a credit card? When I read the terms of conditions (e.g. Hertz, Budget, etc.) they state debit or credit card might be ...
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How to rent a car where the second driver cannot be present at rental pickup time?

I'm living in Vancouver and would like to rent a car and go on a road trip with a friend from Seattle. Local car rentals usually allow at least one extra driver for free, but the standard requirement ...
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Rentalcars full coverage insurance

I rented a car abroad at www.rentalcars.com and also purchased the full coverage insurance. When i returned the car i bumped into a pole and damaged the car that happened at the last day of the ...
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Can I rent a car at the airport without a flight in Lisbon?

I'm flying to Lisbon and staying for a few nights, then I want to rent a car and drive to other parts of the country. I don't want to rent a car as soon as I land since I won't need it in the city. ...
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Process for booking an AWD/4WD car online

I am trying to rent an all-wheel-drive or 4-wheel-drive (AWD or 4WD) car. However, none of the sites I normally use to look for cars (AutoSlash, Kayak, CarRentals, directly at a few rental companies' ...
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Making a rental car look inconspicuous

Many years ago, I remember that several tourists in Florida were attacked by thugs specialized in tourists. They would crash their car into the tourist's car to make them stop and then, pull a gun. ...
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When renting a car, how to get the exact chosen model and not the similar?

I got tricked last time when I rented a car by being assigned a similar car and not the POLO I wanted. I even chose the Polo in the list and not the Opel Corsa I got in the end. What should I do not ...
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Is 4 days enough to discover Iceland's Ring Road and Golden Circle by rental car in late March?

We plan to rent a car from 22nd to 26th of March 2019. Our plan is to explore the Ring Road, including the Golden Circle. Do we have enough time to explore these places in 4 days? Is it safe to ...
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In Perth, Australia for one month: rent car or buy car?

I'm an Australian citizen with an Australian drivers license. But I haven't lived in Australia since 2003, so I need to ask: I'll be in Perth for one month. I'd like to have access to car the whole ...
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Which (if any) car-sharing companies in Toronto offer one-way return at Pearson Airport, barring car2go?

car2go quit Toronto, but still lets customers "park and fly" in Calgary, Montreal, and Vancouver. It's too expensive to rent a car near Finch TTC station and return at the airport, by reason of: $...
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One way car rental in US [duplicate]

I'm planning a trip from Chicago to San Francisco and wanted to drive and was looking for one way car rentals and there charging upto a $95 daily return fee making a 7 day journey with $1200. I looked ...
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American renting car in UK

We're planning a road trip to the UK next month and have a couple of questions. I tried calling Budget at Heathrow but couldn't get through to speak with a person. Q1: I did rent a car in Leeds from ...
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Websites for car relocation in Europe?

Is there a good website for car/camper relocation in Europe ? I mean, those companies that allow you to rent a car/camper for free from point A to point B. Let's say between Netherlands and Italy/...
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Which car rental companies do not charge for additional drivers (in London)?

I'm renting a car for 4 weeks. The additional driver charges are pretty high at Hertz and Alamo (which I've checked so far). Some companies don't charge though (I hear). Which?
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Basque country by bus [duplicate]

We have 2 nights in Bilbao, 1 night in Hondarribia and 1 night in Saint Jean de Luz. We will be in this area a week before the Film Festival and I know everything will be very crowded. I thought of ...
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Is an RV rental vehicle proof of accommodation for Schengen entry?

We are four guys who have a reservation in Germany for an RV (a motor home vehicle). Will our reservation enough at immigration when we arrive, or do we have to reserve hotels? Actually, we plan to ...
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Can I drive a Swiss-registered rental car in the EU as an EU resident?

There is a post on Tripadvisor from 2016 which claims the following: I hired a Swiss hire car from the airport at Basel on the 30th April. I was asked to sign a waiver that as of 1st May EU ...
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Rent a car without credit card in Portugal

We will go to Porto tomorrow and ordered a credit card but it is delayed. So we are in trouble renting a car in Porto. Any idea if it is possible to rent a car without a credit card there and if so ...
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Liability car insurance when visiting Europe from the US

I am visiting England soon and renting a car. I'm very confused as to car insurance while vacationing. I live in the United States and have car insurance and credit cards. I am covered for "Collision ...
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Can I rent a car in Berlin and drive to Krakow?

We have 5 people traveling from Berlin to Krakow and want to know if this is a reasonable way to travel?
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How to rent a car for a road trip in Eastern Europe?

I will arrive at Frankfurt for a two week vacation in Europe. I plan to hire a car for a round trip to stay one night in different cities in the way of Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and ...
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Do I need an IDP in Sweden

From what I've read, an IDP is not needed for US residents when visiting Sweden. However, there was some indication that an IDP might be needed when renting a car. Is there any definitive answer to ...
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Car rental in Israel without additional insurance

I have car hire insurance. But when booking a car in Israel all companies have always forced me to take an insurance from them. I've never been able to get the price that Kayak shows, which can be ...
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Hiring car in Florida under 21 y/o with European license?

From visitflorida.com To rent a car you must have your driving license, passport and a credit card. The minimum age for car hire is 21 Is there any way that I can drive a car in Florida as a 19 ...
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Car Rental in Ireland for under 25 year old [duplicate]

Can a person aged 24 rent a car in Ireland? I have tried a number of car rental companies but all of them have a minimum age requirement of 25.
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Can I hire a car in the US with UK provisional Licence?

Whilst I am travelling, I would like to rent a car from NY or LA. Is it possible with a UK provisional driving licence?
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Is a visa required if I want to rent a car in Belarus?

I am going to visit Belarus this summer. I am an EU citizen and I will arrive and depart from Minsk International Airport, which is why I don't need a visa. However, when I want to rent a car for a ...
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Foreigner borrowing a car from a friend in the UK. Insurance?

I go to the UK, and a friend offers to let me borrow his car for 4 weeks, free of charge. The the friend lives in the UK, it's his car, the car has a UK license and insurance. I am a foreigner in the ...
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Are Taiwan car rental prices really that high?

It has been about a week since I've been looking at rental car prices online for Taiwan. All the prices I found so far are exorbitant and more expensive than any other country where I rented a car ...
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Which car rental companies in Northern Cyprus permit you to drive to the Republic?

Essentially what the question says: I'm looking to rent a car in Northern Cyprus, and occasionally take it across the border to the Republic. I know few companies will issue the necessary cross-...
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Can I return an Alamo rental car to an Enterprise location?

I have a car that I rented through Alamo rental but the nearest Alamo location is over an hour from me, not to mention traffic. Can I return the Alamo car to the Enterprise (a parent company of Alamo)...
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Park pass for Canadian national parks when planning to return a rental car inside the park

I plan to drive a rental car into Banff National Park in Alberta and then immediately return the rental car at the rental car agency in Banff. But I will stay in Banff for another week after returnin ...
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What removeable dashboard cameras befit car renters? [closed]

My grandparents rent cars whenever they travel to other Canadian provinces for roadtripping. They need a dashboard camera, as someone tried to defraud one of her friends like the following: As CBC ...
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If you have a rental car from outside Germany, can you enter the environmental zones?

If you have a rental car from outside Germany, without a so called "Umwelt-plakette" or environmental sticker what do I have to do to enter the environmental zones? Can I get a waiver if I show that I ...
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How are driver license minimums applied when a license has recently been transferred between counties?

In many places in Europe, certain car rental agencies have policies that require that the driver have held a driver's license for a certain minimum amount of time (e.g. 1 or 2 year minimums are common)...
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Renting a car in Israel when under 21?

I'm going to be staying in Israel for the next 6 months, and I would like to be able to get around. I have a valid US driver's license, which is considered valid in Israel as well. The problem ...
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Self-Driving at Kruger National Park: Are there rental car services in or near the park?

My family and I are ecstatic about our S. Africa trip next year. We are on a tour bus company (Expat Explore), and we have three free days at Kruger National Park (not nearly enough!). We have ...
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Is there a way to get an International Driver's Permit while outside of your home country?

A Hungarian and Belgian are currently visiting my work in Australia, and they're unable to drive as their licenses aren't in English. In theory an IDP would work, but it's unclear if there's any way ...
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Renting a car without driver's license in Spain

my wife and I are going on holiday to Menorca soon and we were thinking of renting a car. The problem is, she can drive and has a valid drivers license from non-EU country but doesn't have a credit ...

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