Re: 4 wheel hire
Posted by Geof on April 01, 2003 at 17:05:54:
In Reply to: 4 wheel hire posted by Brenda on April 01, 2003 at 07:42:27:
FWIW, I get online reservations, fly in to Las Vegas and rent there, usually $35-40 per day for a 4wd SUV (I've driven Jeep Cherokee Laredo and Mitsubishi Montero). The online listing rarely represents what is really on the lot when you get there, though.
Yes, there is a coverage disclaimer for use off "maintained" roads, but a) many dirt roads in DV are listed as "maintained" (so what does this really mean?) and b) your personal insurance/road assistance coverage is not affected by this form. Nationwide told me that my policy covered any damage on the rental regardless. Still, I want to get a rental on my next trip, so I try to keep them happy. It's amazing how a sparkling rental can change after a few days in DV (especially after a sandstorm removes the "no off-road use" sticker)! :) I like to think I'm giving the SUV the experience it was built-for, not driving up and down the Strip.
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