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Old February 23rd, 2008, 01:20 PM
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I was thinking of renting a car to get from Orlando Airport to Port Canaveral when it occurred to me that I might not even be able rent one at the age of 21!
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I was thinking of renting a car to get from Orlando Airport to Port Canaveral when it occurred to me that I might not even be able rent one at the age of 21!
sure you can...........I think in some states rental companies charge you a hefty premium if you are UNDER 25
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My son rented a car in Miami at the age of 22.

113.00 per day for the cheapest car from Avis!!!
Hertz would not rent to him.
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Try Enterprise, I used them when I was under 25 and the fee want that bad….
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Try Enterprise, I used them when I was under 25 and the fee want that bad….
But the real question to you, Rob, is, how long ago was it when you where still 25?


But seriously, I have to agree with you, my son sometimes rents locally from Enterprise when he goes on road trips and sure enough, they've never ever imposed any under-age fees on him. Btw, he is 23.


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I am actually twenty six but thank you for noticing lol
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i would look at a couple of different options, shuttle/taxi service, cruise lines transfers these could be cheaper options for you. The only way to truly know if you can rent a car is to call the car rental companys and ask. I know that you must have a credit card in order to rent a car regardless of how you wish to pay.
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I found some info, hope it helps; ( this is a guidline, it can change at anytime I would check with the company first! )

ORLANDO

Continental-Ace-Florida AutoRental: Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge for ages 21-24: $10/day

Carls Rent A Van: Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge for ages 21-24: $10/day
Alamo: Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge for ages 21-24: $25/day

Dollar: Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge for ages 21-24: $15-25/day
(varies w/ location)

Enterprise: Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge varies with location

Thrifty: Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge for ages 21-24: $10-25/day
(varies w/ location)

National:
Minimum age to rent: 21 Surcharge for ages 21-24: $25-50/day
(varies w/ location)
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