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USA Car Hire Information

 

Alamo car hire is part of the package price and needs to be booked to suit your parties requirements, the details below will help you make that decision. You’ll get an air-conditioned car with unlimited mileage, automatic transmission and radio as standard and it’s allocated according to the size of your party, there is a gird below to help you with this. 

Basic liability cover is included and offers third party protection to the state minimum of $20,000 per accident, this covers you for damage to a third party’s car, but not your own hire car – You’ll need extra insurance for this.

For peace of mind and ease you can sort this out before you go, package inclusion are shown in the grid below, so you can be rest assured there will be no surprises when picking-up your car. This can be done when you’re ready by calling 01733 224 808 before you travel.

 

Car Allocations

The below grid shows what car will be allocated to your party. Upgrades to larger vehicles are available should you want this or you need a larger vehicle for all your luggage

Take a look at the example below to see what’s you would need to pay locally if you do not take one of the insurance packages – Fully Inclusive or Gold, based on a 4-door Economy car for 14 nights:

  • State Environment Surcharge ($2.05 per day) $28.70
  • Airport handling fee and 10% on options purchased $49.00
  • Airport operating fee and 10% on options purchased $63.36
  • State Sales Tax (6-7%) $9.62
  • LP – Liability protection ($12.44 per day) $174.16
  • CDW – Collision Damage Waiver ($20.99 per day) $293.86

That's a total of $618.70, or £475.92 (based on exchange rate 1.3)

Alternatively, you can pre-book the Alamo Fully Inclusive package from £28 a day, that's only £392 for a 14 day holiday, or Alamo Gold package from £34 a day.

Insurance Types & Pricing

Approximate Cost
What's Included
Basic Insurance Fully Inclusive Alamo Gold
Unlimited Mileage No Charge
Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) $20.99 per day
Airport User Fee
(See local fees and taxes section)
0-20% total cost
State/Local Taxes
(See local fees and taxes section)
5-15% total cost
Tank of fuel $13-40
Additional driver fees US$10 per driver per day
Under-age driver fees US$25 per driver per day
Child seats are not included in our rates - they must be requested and paid for locally
Please note: every driver must bring a full valid driving licence (held for at least one year) from their country of residence. Locally payable charges are subject to change without notice. All additional Items purchased, e.g. under-age drive fees are subject to applicable taxes, payable locally. All prices shown in US$ are guide only and subject to change.

Car types & luggage limits
Car Car Type People Bags
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
4 1 Large
1 Small
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
5 1 Large
1 Small
Intermediate
Hyundia Elantra or similar
5 1 Large
2 Small
Full Size
Nissan Altima or similar
5 2 Large
2 Small
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
5 2 Large
2 Small
7 Seater
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
7 3 Large
2 Small
12/15 Seater
Ford Transit Wagon or similar
12/15 2 Large*
Convertible
Ford Mustang or similar
4 2 Small
Standard SUV
Hyundai Santa Fe or similar
5 3 Large
2 Small
*number of bags will depend on number of seats occupied (3 Large & 2 small based on 12 seats occupied).

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