EuropebyCar?

Apr 25th, 2003, 12:03 PM
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EuropebyCar?

Has anyone rented from Europe by Car. Them seem to be the best price yet. I have also heard it is better to rent a diesel to get cheaper and better milage. Does anyone have any experience with that?
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Apr 25th, 2003, 12:15 PM
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I've rented from Europe by Car with no problems. When leasing a car, diesels are more expensive than cars running on gas. I believe that the break even point is around 3000 miles, others may disagree. I do not know if there is a price differential on rentals.
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Apr 25th, 2003, 01:35 PM
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I rented a car through them a couple of years ago out of the Frankfurt airport. You're right - they're rates were low. I had no problems. As I recall, it was a National Car Rental vehicle.
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Apr 25th, 2003, 03:58 PM
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I used them a few years ago. Had a good experience.
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Apr 25th, 2003, 05:35 PM
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We use AutoFrance for leasing new Peugeots, a similar plan to Europe by Car's Renaults. WE have leased diesels and were glad we did. We got about 50 miles (not KMs) to the gallon of diesel and paid a whole lot less for diesel than for regular gas. I'm not sure of the total math described by Michael, but it sure seemed good to us, and I don't remember much of a difference in leasing a diesel as opposed to leasing a gas car.
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Apr 25th, 2003, 08:43 PM
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We've rented, not leased, from Auto Europe, and on our last trip had a VW Golf with a diesel engine. The rental cost was the same as for a non-diesel, but diesel fuel was much less expensive, and we got about 50 mi/gal, as Patrick reported above. We'll definitely request a diesel next time.
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