How to save big on car rental

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  • Anonymous

    DontTurnRight
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    Prior to Xmas, I was looking to rent a Landrover Discovery out of Heathrow and was quoted GBP 2100 for 10 days by Thrifty. Was pleasantly surprised that I could find the same vehicle for the same period out of Thrifty Luton for just over GBP 700. As I was travelling north, it was a no brainer. We picked up a Mini Van from Heathrow to Luton at a cost of GBP 100 (which meant no wait for a rental courtesy bus) and within an hour we were at Thrifty Luton. Better still, Thrifty allowed us to return the car to Heathrow at no additional charge. A further check revealed that other car hire companies too are much cheaper out of Heathrow. Hopefully this will be of help to some of you.


    LuganoPirate
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    Useful tip, thanks RJ. You can also google cheap car rental at x airport and there are quite a few sites that offer substantial discounts with cars provided by the majors such as a Avis.

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