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Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       02-13-2009, 11:35 AM Reply   
Started lookin at renting and didnt realize how off the charts expensive it is! $600 for a WEEK!!! I started checkin out craigslist and might just buy a beater while im there and give it to a church when im done but thought I would check here first. Anyone wanna rent a car to me for a week in March???
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       02-13-2009, 11:41 AM Reply   
$600??? wow that sounds up there. I rented one for just over $300 from enterprise when I was there.
Old    jason baggett (jasonba1)      Join Date: Apr 2008       02-13-2009, 11:49 AM Reply   
Where at in Fla? I have a buddy in Tampa that would probably rent you his mazda truck
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       02-13-2009, 11:57 AM Reply   
Ill be in Orlando the 11th through the 28th. Lookin to rent the 11th through 21 as my dad will be there the remainder of the trip. Im under 25 so Its an extra $25 a day just because of that. I looked at priceline.com and called, Dollar, budget, hertz, and enterprise all with about the same results.

Jason that would be soooooo awesome if your friend was up to letting me rent his truck! Could you ask him or get me in contact with him? THANKS!
Old    Dan (hco)      Join Date: Jun 2006       02-13-2009, 12:04 PM Reply   
AAA discount my friend, join on up.
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       02-13-2009, 12:08 PM Reply   
I have AAA. whats does that do?
Old    BIZZ (bizz)      Join Date: Jun 2008       02-13-2009, 12:32 PM Reply   
Jesse before I was 25 I rented a bunch of cars when I would go visit Orlando. You just need to find the right rental place. Don't go through a big name rental agency. Tip the guy a bit and your in the clear. Tell them you need them to help you out and you will make it worth their while. Done it many times.
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-13-2009, 12:37 PM Reply   
Rent from a non-airport location. For example Hertz Local Edition or the equivalent from other companies.
Old     (fatsac)      Join Date: Jun 2004       02-13-2009, 12:47 PM Reply   
Non-airport is the way to go! I drove a loaded Malibu for $24.99 daily while my truck was in the shop. Hertz seems to have the best deals.
Old    jason baggett (jasonba1)      Join Date: Apr 2008       02-13-2009, 1:27 PM Reply   
jesse PM sent
Old    John Haile (waterdork88)      Join Date: Aug 2005       02-13-2009, 3:51 PM Reply   
PM sent
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-13-2009, 3:56 PM Reply   
home depot....you can rent a truck for like 25 bucks a day
Old    Robot (k9fxr)      Join Date: Jul 2005       02-14-2009, 8:25 PM Reply   
Jason, that is the hourly rate
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       02-14-2009, 9:06 PM Reply   
yeah... i checked on that. plus theyd pry be suspicious if I rented the truck for like a week and a half...
Old    Brodie Chaboya (brodie_chaboya)      Join Date: Apr 2006       02-14-2009, 9:39 PM Reply   
Rent the cheapos for 19.99 a day.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-15-2009, 9:38 AM Reply   
You can get the u-haul pickups.... a normal sized chevy was the one I saw the other day, and I think it said $19.99 a day
Old    shaun (spjc)      Join Date: Feb 2007       02-15-2009, 11:04 AM Reply   
the only bad side about u haul is that u have to pay for the mileage used on top of the rental fee.
Old    Jeremy (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-15-2009, 1:00 PM Reply   
I rented a PT cruiser at the St Pete airport for 199.99 for the whole week last spring. I would check into that. Only about 2 hrs from Orlando.
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       02-18-2009, 12:17 PM Reply   
Need some more legit options. Ill pay anyone in Orlando or the surrounding area $400 if I can use their car from the 12th through 21st.
Old    J Murez (jmurez)      Join Date: Jan 2009       02-18-2009, 1:36 PM Reply   
Try looking up rent-a-wreck. These are cheaper and may work for you.
Old    C.I.E... AL Bischofbee (allen)      Join Date: Apr 2005       02-18-2009, 2:15 PM Reply   
We use to rent U_haul trucks when we were under 25. Do an in town truck and its crazy cheap.
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-18-2009, 2:18 PM Reply   
Oh I totally missed the under 25 part. We rented one somewhere back in '99 that didn't require you to be 25....let me think about this for a minute.

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