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Do I need a credit card in order to rent a car in San Salvador?
To be able to rent a car, you will need to have a valid credit card in the name of the main driver. Please be advised without a proper credit card in the name of the main driver you will be not able to rent a car. Prepaid credit cards, cash or debit cards will not be accepted. Also, you cannot use credit card form somebody else. If you arrive at the local office and you cannot present a credit card on your name, the local agent will refuse to give you the car. A proper credit card is a mandatory document for renting a car.
Can I rent a car in one location and drop it in another in San Salvador?
Yes, ONE WAY RENTALS are possible. It means you pick up your rented car in one location and drop it off in a different one. In order to see the possibility, please check our website and enter a different location for the drop-off. In some cases, you can also choose a different country to drop off the car. The local supplier needs to bring the car back to the original destination. Therefore, they will charge you an extra fee on arrival. Some rental car agencies do have the ONE WAY fee included in the rental price. Others will charge is as an extra on arrival. We always recommend checking terms and conditions for the selected agency to see if it is included or not.
What does MEET & GREAT mean?
MEET & GREAT is a service offered by the car rental company in case they do not have an office at the airport. In this case, the car rental agency does not provide the exact address of the office. MEET & GREAT means that one of the local car rental representatives will wait for you in the arrival hall holding a poster with your name. As soon as you meet the agent at the airport, he will lead you to the car or to the local office. If you do not find them or you do have any delay, please call the number from your confirmation voucher.
Why do you need my flight number?
When you make your reservation, we will always ask to provide the flight number. It is important for the local rental car supplier, so they can know when you will arrive. If they see that your flight is delayed they will normally keep the car until your arrival. It is also very important to leave the flight number on the reservation if you have an option MEET AND GREAT. What's that mean it means that rental car representative will wait for you in the arrival hall holding a poster with your name in order to lead you to the car. Your flight number most likely contains two letters and 4 numbers. If you are not coming in by flight, you can enter 0000 to be able to make the reservation online.
What does SHUTTLE BUS mean?
SHUTTLE BUS is an option which some rental car agencies offer in order to pick up the car. On our website, you can select a local supplier directly located at the airport. However, SHUTTLE BUS is a free bus or minibus service provided by the local car rental agency. The bus can be easily found in the front of the arrival hall and will take you to the car rental office in order to pick up your car. If you have any difficulties with finding the SHUTTLE BUS of your rental car agency on arrival, please call the telephone number from the local company on your car rental voucher. They will instruct you on how to find the bus and arrive at the office.
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