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Old 30 Nov 17, 08:03 PM  
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Have a quote of 493 for 15 nights car hire with alamo from Tampa via virgin holidays. Opinions on the price please. Everywhere else is around 400 more but of course I can't cancel with Virgin. Should I go for it...
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Depends on how big the car and the dates you have the car for
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Old 30 Nov 17, 08:18 PM  
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Good point, standard suv end July to August so school hols.
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Thats a good price Id try Andy on here to see if he can do better
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Have a quote of 493 for 15 nights car hire with alamo from Tampa via virgin holidays. Opinions on the price please. Everywhere else is around 400 more but of course I can't cancel with Virgin. Should I go for it...
Check the various Ts & Cs throughly with regards to cancellation, at one point it did used to be free cancellation.
Still says this on the USA car hire page No cancellation or
amendment fees

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Thats a good price Id try Andy on here to see if he can do better
Unfortunately my Alamo packages all have a peak season surcharge for dates that start on and between 1st July to 15th August so Alamo are crazy expensive... Thanks for the mention though.
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Virgin are currently half the price of DFCH, Alamo Brits and Auto Europe for my dates in July/August.

Also check your times/dates e.g. if collecting at 3pm on day 1 then drop it back before 3pm on the last day or you run into another days charge.

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Virgin are currently half the price of DFCH, Alamo Brits and Auto Europe for my dates in July/August.

Also check your times/dates e.g. if collecting at 3pm on day 1 then drop it back before 3pm on the last day or you run into another days charge.
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Unless they have changed recently Virgin give you a 2 hour grace period to return it late. Not that I have ever done it.
Otherwise it tends to be 29 minutes with most suppliers albeit they say 30 mins but that's chancing it.
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Thanks folks, decided to go for it. Seems pretty reasonable compared to what we've seen elsewhere.
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