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I am due to be arriving in California Thursday next week and would really like to rent a 300C. Can any member give me an update on any companies that rent 300Cs please?

I did a search and revisited an old thread which had Budget in Beveley Hills at $900 per week including 50 free miles plus $0.54 for each extra. This is way outside my budget. :(
 

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That rate was probably during the initial C frenzy when they were few and far between.

Enterprise is supposed to have a few C's, but not sure if all of them do. The problem with them is they'll tell you you can rent one and they'll even make a reservation for you. Then things change when you actually arrive... suddenly they may not have one available because it hasn't returned, etc. So bear this in mind when calling and ask for a guarantee of availability to be faxed to you, then verify and confirm again the day before your arrival.

Good luck!
 

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That is good advice. If your going to rent something, it might as well be something worth while, what better than a 300C. Unless they had an SRT-8 available.
 

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HEMEEE (Linda), thanks for the advice. I will check out Enterprise. The company I work for gets outstanding rates from Hertz and I have to prepare myself for the higher rates to get something that I really want ie. 300C. I usually opt for the Hertz Luxury and end up with a Town Car, however last trip I did get a Deville, which was okay.
 

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Take Linda's good advice - just be careful with Enterprise.

In BC Canada I tried to rent a 300c for visiting relatives. It turned out to be a 300 touring.

I called afew days later and they were still misrepresenting the touring as a 300c. If I were to do this again I would ask the engine size and number of cylinders before renting.

Also get there very early so they don't give your car to someone else, and you can be there to take the first return.

Renter Beware ;)

I'm also wondering if any of the exotic car rental outfits in CA have the 300c

Is your reason for a test drive while visiting USA? - if so one of the CA forum members might offer to let you drive their baby - if you promise to drive it nicely nicely :)

Zilla
 

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Is your reason for a test drive while visiting USA? - if so one of the CA forum members might offer to let you drive their baby - if you promise to drive it nicely nicely :)

Zilla
Nice suggestion Zilla, I only need it for 10 days and promise not to do more than 4,000 miles on the loan 300C. I won't hit the rev-limiter more than 5 times, I will bring it back full of fuel and clean. Any charitable members out there wanna offer :D

Seriously though, I will check out Enterprise and let you know the outcome but I fear they will take a booking with no commitments to what car they allocate.
 

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Better Hurry!

Chrysler gave Thrifty the first 300C's and Magnums off the assembly line, for durability testing purposes, but once those were (are) used up, they're not getting any more. Just 300 base, Touring, and Limited.
 

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goddardzilla said:
Take Linda's good advice - just be careful with Enterprise.

In BC Canada I tried to rent a 300c for visiting relatives. It turned out to be a 300 touring.

I called afew days later and they were still misrepresenting the touring as a 300c. If I were to do this again I would ask the engine size and number of cylinders before renting.

Also get there very early so they don't give your car to someone else, and you can be there to take the first return.

Renter Beware ;)

I'm also wondering if any of the exotic car rental outfits in CA have the 300c

Is your reason for a test drive while visiting USA? - if so one of the CA forum members might offer to let you drive their baby - if you promise to drive it nicely nicely :)

Zilla
Hemi57,

Heck, for nine hundred dollars (USD) per week, I'll even rent you mine...and it's definitely a lot nicer 'Touring' model than you'll find at any rent-a-car facility. ;)

Actually, I did a quick Google search and noticed that Budget Rent-A-Car still has the 300C listed in their Class V (five) rental category.
 

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One Rental Mile = 100 regular miles

Mr.DJ said:
Actually, I did a quick Google search and noticed that Budget Rent-A-Car still has the 300C listed in their Class V (five) rental category.
Now thatz durability.
 

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Thanks Mr DJ,

I will check that out
 
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