November 13, 2010 (Original publish date) • By Dennis Beaver Today's story will be of interest to anyone who rents a car. Who is responsible for the expenses to an auto rental company resulting from a flat tire? The rental company itself? The credit card issuer if their card was used to pay for the rental?
There is an ongoing thread about Budget car rental with the usual complaints and warnings to not rent from budget. In a recent post a person said they got a flat tire in their rental car and had to pay the cost of the repair.. I currently have a Budget reservation and I reviewed the T&Cs of my contract.
Flat Tire Assistance or Tire Replacement — We'll replace a flat or damaged tire with the spare, or get the car towed to the nearest service facility. (Please note that the renter might incur the cost of the tire repair or replacement, depending upon the circumstances.)
AAA Provides Roadside Assistance for Rental Cars The best-known roadside assistance provider in the U.S., AAA is an option for drivers who also want coverage in a rental car. In fact, AAA members are covered in any car, whether they are a driver or a passenger. Any car includes rental cars.
HERTZ CAR RENTAL PROGRAM For USAA Members. In case of a flat tire, call the Hertz Emergency Roadside Service at 1-800-654-5060. They will give you step by step instruction on how to proceed and provide assistance to you if needed. If Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) has not been added onto your
re my wife's flat tire on a Hertz rental, no she did not take any additional Hertz insurance. That can double the price of rental!! Her credit card and regular car insurance covered her for usual