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Old 27 Jul 07, 10:12 PM  
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I've booked with Dollar and upgraded from the allocated Compact to an Internediate. Anyone know what I'm likely to get? The brochure says a Dodge Stratus or similar - is that what Dibbers have been getting?
hi this is what we got when we upgraded with alamo...
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We are out here now, this is our Durango. Hired from Alamo at MCO.










We are 2 adults,2 kids and 1 baby and to be honest find it the perfect size. with the back row of seats folded flat there is loads of room for luggage.

One thing I would say is that with the back row of seats down there is very little room for luggage so you may need a rethink if planning on 6 or 7 of you in the vehicle.

we are averaging 14.2 miles per gallon at mo according to the on board computer.

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We had booked a full size from Dollar at Sanford.The guy on the counter looked new and not quite sure if he understood properly! Anyway he said they didn't have any Chrysler 300s but we could upgrade at the cost of $20 per day to a Pacifica or Grand Tourer. DH said no thanks then after quite a bit of negotiating he was offered the Pacifica or Grand Tourer complimentary but DH said he would prefer a Dodge Magnum 3.5L V6 and the guy agreed!

The Dollar guy took the tip and then said he wouldn't swipe the credit card for fuel but asked that we bring just it back full.

We also asked him about a booster seat for DD2 who, although is older than 4, is quite small. He said don't get one from Dollar as they are too expensive - buy one from Wal-mart so we did for $15.

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Another 7 seater from Alamo at Sanford in June an Uplander, nice car with automatic sliding side doors, DVD player. Seats were 2-2-3 with a split folding rear seat. It was easy on fuel we didn't fill up in the whole 2 weeks!


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We hired a compact car from Dollar at Sanford - this was the one assigned with our fly drive. It was a Dodge Caliber

It was very ugly, but it served us well and it took 4 big bags, plus a small pushchair on the return journey (I did take photos on the last day but I seem to have lost them from my camera... Fortunately all the ones from the previous days were on a different card.)





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Place you picked the car up from:- Orlando International Airport - Sept 2007
Catergory of car hired:- Intermediate
Make of car you got:- Jeep Commander
Hire car company used:- Dollar




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Place - Miami International Airport
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Category hired - 7 seater minivan
Make - Dodge Grand Caravan

Leather, heated seats, DVD player, remote automatic sliding side doors, automatic tailgate - fab

Notice Mapmans's ma placed strategically on the passemger seat
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Place - Holiday Inn Int Drive
Company - Dollar.co.uk
Category hired - Standard Convertible (with premium plat insurance to include satnav)
Make - Chrysler Sebring (though they tried to fob me off with an Intermediate Convertible - PT Cruiser)

Lovely drive - absolutely zero luggage room in the trunk if you want the roof down!
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Place - Miami International Airport
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Make - Dodge Grand Caravan DVD

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