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Offline Condor Man

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Hey Guys,

I am flying into LA on 3rd July and need a car to drive down to San Diego.

Any good contacts or tips on a decent car to rent??
May the Horse be with you....



Offline mhh

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Hey Guys,

I am flying into LA on 3rd July and need a car to drive down to San Diego.

Any good contacts or tips on a decent car to rent??

One way, or are you driving back? One way limits your options hugely but if you are returning the car, I'd recommend Olympic. They have Porsches and I found them good to deal with.



Offline Condor Man

  • Is it a Bird?? Well, sort of, Yes.... 300kph+ club
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Thanks Mark,

LAX to San Diego then back up to Santa Barbara and then back LAX. 4 days in total.
May the Horse be with you....



Offline mtarone


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  • Location: Adelaide
I think that Avis / hertz have US muscle cars at lax.



Offline mtarone


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Oops you wanted an exotic, my bad. Then I agree with mhh, go Olympic.



Offline Condor Man

  • Is it a Bird?? Well, sort of, Yes.... 300kph+ club
  • Plastic Surgeon

  • Joined: May 2012

  • Drives: A car
  • Location: L.A.
Thanks Guys,

So can someone please explain the insurance side of things?

I just reserved a car and then it told me that I have to organise my own insurance.

What is the go there??
May the Horse be with you....



Offline mtarone


  • Joined: May 2012

  • Location: Adelaide
Thanks Guys,

So can someone please explain the insurance side of things?

I just reserved a car and then it told me that I have to organise my own insurance.

What is the go there??

Yep you'll need your own travel ins. policy that covers car hire as well.



Offline mhh

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Yep you'll need your own travel ins. policy that covers car hire as well.

I didn't do that. Not sure how I got covered.



Offline a.taylor


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  • Location: Wollongong
As in full insurance cover for the car? That seems a bit odd. Most travel insurance I have seen will cover the excess you have to pay to the hire car's insurer but never heard of requiring to insure the car independently.



Offline mondi

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I didn't do that. Not sure how I got covered.


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