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The million $ question - car rental company!

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The million $ question - car rental company!

Hi everyone -

so here's the million $ Q again -

All the forum members are unanimous about the most important feature before renting a car - being its 24-hour roadside assistance, breakdown and after-hours service.

To simply ask - do these 3 companies have the 24-hr AA assistance and decent after-hours service - all 3 say yes, so now how do we decide? Even the vehicle make/ year/ models are similar actually.

Apex

Ace

Go Rentals.

Thanks as always.

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1. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

Apex is the one most often recommended here on TA by satisfied users.

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2. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

If it were me, I'd go with APEX.

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3. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

used Ace with no complaints....alwsys give the roadside assist details. never needed. Apex are well regarded. See who has the best deal.

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4. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

I use and recommend Apex. From comments made on TA Apex is the most preferred car rental company. This is not to say that Ace is also not a good company.

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5. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

Thanks everyone!

Will decide between Apex and Ace looks like after checking out whats on offer

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6. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

The ranking website rankers.co.nz lists Go Rentals and Apex as their top rental companies.

Just for info guys.

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7. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

Hi Rainman,

Thanks for pointing to that Rankers site.

It may be just me (being a natural skeptic) but does something look a bit fishy to anyone else? The GO rentals scores don't ring true to me. A whole pile of 10/10 scores and nothing less than 10/10 and a whole lot more rankings than obviously much bigger companies like AVIS and Hertz.

Hmmm...

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8. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

Hi Taupotraveler!

Are you aware of the rankers site? Is it one of the regular referred to sites like TA? I've no idea, since I only refer and go by the advice I get here, and very happy with that!!

But isn't Go right up there alongside Apex, Ace, Jucy etc.?

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9. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

Rainman 4 very experienced Destination Experts have made some recommendations based on personal experience. You now have a choice to follow your nose on TA or go with what some have said maybe dubious recommendations on another web site.

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10. Re: The million $ question - car rental company!

Hi Rainman, I agree with Beanb4. I think a site like this one (Trip advisor) is more reliable than one like rankers. I always pay attention to how many other postings a trip advisor poster has made. Gives some credibility in my opinion.

I am suspicious of the GO rentals marks on rankers.

For such a small company it has too many postings on that site compared to much bigger companies.

The postings that it does have are all suspiciously high marks, might well all have been written by the same poster under different names. I guess taht it is very hard to tell on a site like that.

Might be genuine as well. GO might be the perfect rental company.