When it comes to paying for your rental vehicle, there are two main payment options: Credit Card and Debit Card. Credit Card is the most commonly used form of payment for rental cars. If you are looking to pay for your rental with cash or prepayment, contact the supplier directly to see what options they have available.
Commonly, car rental companies will require you to provide a major credit card when you pick up your car rental. The supplier will ask for your credit card so that they can freeze a specific amount on money on your credit card on the off chance that there are any additional charges incurred while the rental car is in your possession. This cost will be frozen as well as the estimated rental cost of the car.
Keep in mind that your credit card needs to be in the same name as the primary renter of the vehicle. Additionally, if you are unable to provide an accepted credit card to the car rental company when you pick up your rental, you may not be able to hire a car. To ensure that your credit card will be accepted, you can call our customer care experts to assist you in any inquiries.
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The location of the rental car, type of debit card and type of car all depend on whether you will be able use your debit card. An additional security bond may also be required. Make sure that your debit card has the correct amount of available funds in order for it to be approved as a payment options for your car rental.
Did you know that your debit card will need to have a MasterCard or Visa logo on it to be accepted? Ensure this is on your card, because if it isn't, you will be required to provide a different form of payment.
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