Car rental, yes again.

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Car rental, yes again.

Post by pato » Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:41 pm

I'm over for three weeks this month and need to hire an automatic car, the variation of prices astounds me, Auto Jardim. Algarve Driver, Zitauto and now the cheapest Autorent, I've used the previous three before and I wondered if anyone had experience of the latter and could comment on their performance before I decide, Thanks

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by logicbob » Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:28 pm

I use Autorent all the time, always the best service, best price and nice people to deal with.

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by pato » Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:57 pm

logicbob wrote:I use Autorent all the time, always the best service, best price and nice people to deal with.
Thanks for that I'll go with them :D

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by pato » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:11 pm

I now feel I have a problem, there appears to be a number of companies trading under the name Autorent and some of them seem dodgy, the company I first identified seemed to be based in the Cvo locality and had named persons as contacts, can you give me the name of a contact at the company you recommend. I'd be very grateful. :)

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by shaz1967 » Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:18 pm

Try atlaschoice.com we have used them for 5 years & always found them the cheapest

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by PhilT » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:55 pm

I'm far from being an experienced player, but why not support the forum and use the Algarve Driver price match? We've always found decent cars available directly at the airport.

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by pato » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:29 pm

PhilT wrote:I'm far from being an experienced player, but why not support the forum and use the Algarve Driver price match? We've always found decent cars available directly at the airport.
I've used them regularly in the past but had a bad experience with them when my car was broken into at my place in the ADM, nothing taken but the vandals broke a quarter light and the rep was quite arrogant and rude when he called to view the damage, so I never used them again. :|

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by superbocker » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:34 pm

Use ZEST. (Used to be Economy Car Hire ) and RENT AUTO - yellow and Black chequed flag. They are pretty good.. Used them 8/9 times. Always pretty reasonable and very reliable.

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by logicbob » Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:28 am

pato wrote:I now feel I have a problem, there appears to be a number of companies trading under the name Autorent and some of them seem dodgy, the company I first identified seemed to be based in the Cvo locality and had named persons as contacts, can you give me the name of a contact at the company you recommend. I'd be very grateful. :)
Here you go.

www.autorent.pt

United Kingdom (Free) 0800 032 4979

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by pato » Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:35 pm

logicbob wrote:
pato wrote:I now feel I have a problem, there appears to be a number of companies trading under the name Autorent and some of them seem dodgy, the company I first identified seemed to be based in the Cvo locality and had named persons as contacts, can you give me the name of a contact at the company you recommend. I'd be very grateful. :)
Here you go.

http://www.autorent.pt

United Kingdom (Free) 0800 032 4979
Thanks again! I phoned the on the 0800 number and after a wait they told me to hang up. :|

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by pato » Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:42 pm

Logi, do they deliver and collect from the Villa, it appears lots of companies only deal at the airport. :)

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by Camelot101 » Fri Sep 02, 2016 2:53 pm

Hi we always use Drive4fun at the airport had no problems for several years

Hope this is useful

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by bruce » Fri Sep 02, 2016 2:55 pm

pato wrote:Logi, do they deliver and collect from the Villa, it appears lots of companies only deal at the airport. :)
Dave Locauto at the top of restaurant hill delivered us a car to the villa couple of years back, they also picked it up there .

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by logicbob » Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:43 pm

pato wrote:Logi, do they deliver and collect from the Villa, it appears lots of companies only deal at the airport. :)
Pato, they deliver to hotels so I would think that they would deliver to villas as well. I have always picked up from the airport myself.

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Re: Car rental, yes again.

Post by jeremy » Sat Sep 03, 2016 4:04 pm

Good luck with this Dave - I haven't seen many of these around CVO :wink:

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