Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

How do you rent a car on Autoeurope UK when you live in US?

Jump to last reply

I know this has been discussed ad nauseam, but everytime I read a post about renting from autoeurope it is recommended to use autoeurope UK for better rates. Well, I've found this to be absolutely true and not only are the rates cheaper but the CDW & theft deductibles are much less.

I called Autoeurope and asked them why the rates varied so much & they gave me an explanation about how they get different rates for different countries. I asked them what would prevent me from just booking on the UK site and he said that when we go to pick up the car and they see we have a US passport they could deny us the car. So then I asked about the price matching guarantee. He refused, saying that they only match prices against other companies not their own company. (Sounds a little ironic to me!)

Anyway, maybe this has already been answered, but how do you get away with getting the cheaper rate?

12 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Forma Urbis Fragments in Capitoline Museum?
  2. 2 Please recommend an honest car rental service in Romania
  3. 3 What Bus/buses
  4. 4 Venice, just arrived
  5. 5 Hotel Reccommendations: France, Germany, Italy
  6. 6 Trip Report There's no Place Like London: Part 1
  7. 7 Follow-up to my last question (U.S. citizen visiting Sweden next year)
  8. 8 Gdansk & Baltic in October
  9. 9 Trip Report Jamikins and Bikerscott Head Back to Le Marche
  10. 10 How do you organize yourself on vacation?
  11. 11 Which area in Venice for 3 nights
  12. 12 Spain trip, 11 cities in 17 days? Please help with itinerary
  13. 13 Barcelona December 26, 2014 thru January 1, 2015
  14. 14 Trip Report Venice (Somewhere) and Trieste (Nowhere)—With a Bit of Slovenia In Between
  15. 15 London hotel tax is 20%
  16. 16 Vienna to Gyor and Sopron in one day
  17. 17 Americans travel to Russia. Is it safe?
  18. 18 I was (partially) wrong about debit cards vs. cash
  19. 19 Venice - boats on canals
  20. 20 Car vs Train in Switzerland
  21. 21 Student Visa for Italy Questions
  22. 22 Best location for Prague hotel?
  23. 23 Solo trip to Sicily in December
  24. 24 Ghent or Paris?
  25. 25 great restaurant choice for normandy
View next 25 » Back to the top