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longer term car/suv rentals

newtoyou_18
February 17, 2018 03:34PM

Registered: 9 months ago
Posts: 4

hard to find longer term car/suv rental information ... pricing, availability, terms, etc.

thoughts or recommendations ?

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

Jumbie
February 17, 2018 05:18PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 680

Hey newtoyou, you are pretty much SOL if you just now looking. Unless you had a reservation in place months ago for long term rental the rentals vehicles are taken by FEMA, Snowbirds, & other relief workers. Only short term (a few days) rentals are available.

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

newtoyou_18
February 17, 2018 06:05PM

Registered: 9 months ago
Posts: 4

relocating to the island - likely 6 months. any other suggestions?

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

Alana33
February 18, 2018 09:48AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 12,078

Some car rentals allow long term leases. Right now, with the lack of the volume of tourism to our islands due to being still in hurricane recovery mode, you may find companies more willing to lease longer term.
Check around.

I doubt it'll be inexpensive.
Don't get something too low to ground. Out potholes are pits.

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

Scubadoo
February 18, 2018 12:07PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,112

You'll need additional insurance as well. Personal auto policies won't cover rentals longer than a few weeks, I think it varies by company.

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

Gator's Mom
February 18, 2018 12:19PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 914

Buy an island beater car.

Sell it when you leave. If it still runs and remains undamaged, you'll get what you paid back.

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

newtoyou_18
March 17, 2018 08:24AM

Registered: 9 months ago
Posts: 4

Just a follow up ... My CarRental VI has been great to work with

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

speee1dy
March 19, 2018 07:54AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,648

cheaper to buy a used car and resell it when you leave

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

newtoyou_18
March 20, 2018 04:23PM

Registered: 9 months ago
Posts: 4

any suggested dealers ?

Re: longer term car/suv rentals

speee1dy
March 21, 2018 07:55AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,648

straker. the gas station by pearl b larson elementary school. facebook-st croix buy sell page. craigs list

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