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Renting a car at Corvera airport

Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 9:29pm
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Marianne

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Hi, I’m flying into Murcia, Corvera on 11th June. Can you suggest a good car rental company that doesn’t load extras such as insurance, excess, etc,. I’d be grateful if some suggestions/ recommendations.

clachglas

Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 9:42pm

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Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 9:42pm

Hi

I've booked through DoyouSpain, car hire from the 11/06 to 17/06 cost me €22, I've got an annual insurance policy.  If you're flying with Ryanair they're offering 50% off car hire

Paul

BobL

Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 11:00pm

BobL

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Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 11:00pm

Hi,

Al Andalus seems to get positive reviews.

Bob and Sandra

Marianne

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 12:44am

Marianne

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 12:44am

Hi thanks for the reply. Shame... I’m with EasyJet. My problem is the excess insurance,

Marianne

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 12:45am

Marianne

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 12:45am

Hi thanks for the reply. My problem is the large excess insurance €1100 .?

PhilBr

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:01am

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:01am

They put an "excess payment" on your credit card which they remove on completion of the car hire - this is just to ensure that you don't do a runner in case of damage to the vehicle.

The very expensive damage waiver insurance to cover the excess damage clause is how they make their profits and is easily remedied by purchasing annual cover in the UK for approximately £60 - I use insure4carhire and it provides cover for the whole of Europe including UK car hire.

PhilBr

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:07am

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:07am

To clarify, they don't actually take a payment from your card they just ensure that they can take funds from it to cover any damage up to the stated limit - I've never had any problems with this.

Marianne

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:09am

Marianne

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:09am

Hi, good morning . Thanks for your reply. Yes I too have an annual excess insurance from U.K. which covers me for £7500. But I’ve just spoken to Goldcar hire at Murcia airport and they say I’ve still got to leave €1100 as a deposit.... they ‘block’ it on my card. Is this the same with all car rentals? 

Marianne

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:11am

Marianne

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:11am

Ok thanks🌸

Bess

Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 6:29pm

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Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 6:29pm

I would never never use Goldcar anywhere, from experience (they rented us a car with a completely bald  wrong size spare wheel, when we needed it after a puncture they said WE had sold the good one and replaced it with the dud! We wasted a day of holiday getting it sorted) Look up reviews of goldcar for more horror stories...

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