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Old September 5th, 2007, 06:36 AM
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Default going from Ft. Lauderdale to Miami with a rent a car

What is the best way to rent a car in Ft. Lauderdale and return it to Miami,

I have always done a taxi, but want to spread my wings this trip, Is it very expensive to do this.

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Old September 5th, 2007, 07:58 AM
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It's very inexpensive and easy to do a one way rental in this area. The key is to return the car to a location very close to the cruise port in Miami. Enterprise has a location at the Radisson on Biscayne Blvd. and I think Alamo has a location very close to the cruise port. Dollar rent a car is usually the cheapest but then you have to get from the airport to the cruise port in Miami.
We're flying into FLL and taking a rental car and going down to the Keys for a couple of days then the night before we cruise we're returning the car at the Radisson (so we don't have to pay for parking and the rental for another day) and spending the night at the Radisson in Miami ($45 on priceline) so we can relax a bit in the morning and not feel stressed or rushed. Then after a leisurely breakfast, we'll take a quick, cheap cab ride to the port about 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 and have a great trip.
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Easy to do and generally cheaper than a shuttle if there are at least two of you...
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Thank you for helping, I booked a car today, I pick it up at Ft. Lauderdale, and return it to collins ave, is that near the port of Miami,
It was 46.00, for a medium car. much better then a taxi
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Default Enterprise Rental at the Radisson.

We got a good price on the Radisson on priceline and found out that we could return our Enterprise rental there and book a shuttle to the port from a shuttle company at the hotel for 5 bucks pp.
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I would not even have a clue how to do priceline on getting a good place to stay, I always pay top dollar

If someone could help me please......
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I would not even have a clue how to do priceline on getting a good place to stay, I always pay top dollar

If someone could help me please......
Go to betterbidding.com site and read which hotels are folks getting and check out hotwire for the beach area.
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