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drop off car rental fee Nice or Marseille

Old Mar 18th, 2005, 04:24 PM
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drop off car rental fee Nice or Marseille

Is there a substancial fee for rental car drop offs at either the Nice or marseille airports or any other pick up / drop off points-How does one work this?
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Old Mar 18th, 2005, 04:49 PM
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The only time there is a substantial fee for dropping a car off at an airport is when the country of drop-off is different from the country where the car was rented. jAnd then it's anywhere that you return a car, not just at the airport.

Perhaps you are thinking about airport rental agencies' charging more than those downtown?
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Old Mar 18th, 2005, 05:19 PM
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I was responding to a post talking of a $270 extra charge-??????.Is there a big difference between different rental locations? City vs Airport vs train station etc?THANKS
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Old Mar 18th, 2005, 07:53 PM
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The $270 just has to be for returning a car in a different company for where you plan to rent it. Otherwise'we've never run into a separate airport dropoff charge for a rental within the same country.
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Old Mar 19th, 2005, 06:27 AM
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Hi Fred,

There is often a surcharge of about $30 for pickup/dropoff at airports.

Your rental agency should tell you how much you will save if you pickup/dropoff in town.

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It is my recent experience that rental car companies won't charge drop off fees if pick-up and drop off are at major gateways/airports; i.e. I picked up a car at Seville's Santa Justa Station (major bus station) and dropped off at Madrid's Barajas Airport. No surcharge. Only way to know for sure is call the rental car company.
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Old Mar 19th, 2005, 10:04 AM
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I meant to say " different COUNTRY," of course.
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Even if there's a small surcharge for airport drop-off, you can balance it against what it would cost to take a taxi from your hotel.
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One thing nice about the airport: it's easy to find.
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I haven't paid any drop-off charge for renting a car at Marseille airport and then dropping at Avignon train station, for example. However, I would imagine this depends on the company, so you should ask the one you are considering. If there is an airport location dropoff fee, I wouldn't think it would be that much.
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Old Mar 19th, 2005, 03:54 PM
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There were no drop off fees when we rented in France. Picked up at MRS airport, and dropped at TLS railroad office.
 
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