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Are advanced Jeep rental reservations necessary over Spring Break?

Are advanced Jeep rental reservations necessary over Spring Break?

Jan 17th, 2011, 12:43 PM
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Are advanced Jeep rental reservations necessary over Spring Break?

We are planning a trip to St. John USVI in March and would like to have the freedom that a car rental provides. We were there a few years ago, and I seem to remember we enjoyed having a Jeep and putting the top down; however, I noticed a few of the rental agencies don't allow that which I found odd. I know it will be a busy time in the islands and was wondering if advanced reservations would be recommended. Can anyone recommend one rental company over another? Thanks.
schoolmarm is offline  
Jan 17th, 2011, 03:31 PM
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i would make a reservation. don't recall who we used. might have had a deal on avis. we had a sebring convertible. i think the issue with the jeeps is that the tops take time to get on & off and ppl don't bother to put the tops back on when it rains. the intense sun probably breaks down the seats too.
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Jan 18th, 2011, 02:47 AM
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Definitely make reservations as soon as possible. We've used both Courtesy and C&C on St. John.

Virginia is correct on the reason that rental companies don't allow the tops to be taken down.
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Jan 18th, 2011, 04:48 AM
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www.carrentals.com good comp site with many options

Budget, Courtesy, and BookAjeep all good ones...
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Jan 20th, 2011, 10:13 AM
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I would make your reservation YESTERDAY - spring break is one of our busiest times of the year and the chances of you finding a car now are slim. Good Luck to you.

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Jan 20th, 2011, 05:28 PM
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We have used Conrad Sutton and Courtesy and they were both very good.
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