Car Rental Rates in Palm Springs

Feb 26th, 2009, 05:53 PM
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Car Rental Rates in Palm Springs

Does anyone know why the car rental rates in Palm Springs have gone through the roof? They are 3 times higher than what we usually pay. We have a reservation made in December for a 10 day SUB rental and the rate is $241. If we booked today, it would be $1000. Ouch. Today, an economy car is $500/week. It's usually $150.
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Mar 11th, 2009, 04:20 PM
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I just booked through priceline and got a rate of $15/day but the other sites were quoting $45/day
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Mar 15th, 2009, 11:05 AM
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I too was stunned by the prices. I usually go for 3 weeks a year in May, for the last 10 years it has been between $85 to $120 a week. This Year $485/week!
How exactly does Priceline work? I get the concept but if I ask for $15/day, will they counter that offer?
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Mar 31st, 2009, 04:34 AM
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I was able to find a rental car at a place I had never heard off. I booked it through - it was about $100 less than I was seeing anywhere else.
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Apr 4th, 2009, 09:17 PM
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I booked a car through Enterprise last month for a week at a rate of $135. It was the Palm Springs airport location.
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