dwonj wrote:I have made a reservation in Reno for a rental car for BM (Coming in from NJ) - I didn't mention BM nor did they ask (on-line system). Has anyone ever had a problem with a rental car company (out of Reno Airport) refusing to rent them a car because they knew they were taking it to Burning Man? I know I will have to clean it up when I return it (and get rid of my week's worth of consumable and non-consumable trash), but I just don't want to have to get to the rental car counter, have them ask me what I'm doing for the week and then having them tell me, "sorry, we don't rent to Burners"
Toothfulwon wrote:Hertz charged my "soon-to-be-wife" close to a $400 fee in 2011 on return of her rental car even though she cleaned it up pretty well. Maybe not detailed, but minimal dust, nothing beyond any week-long rental. They knew she had a flight soon and took advantage of the situation. Anecdotal evidence, but cautionary nonetheless.
5280MeV wrote: I sat outside the airport with all of our gear, while my friend - dressed in business casual - got the car. This process was a little too sneaky for me, if I do end up renting a car or sharing a rental with someone I would rather just pay the deposit and expect to lose around $50-$100 in cleaning fees for something that we missed or just couldn't get out.
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