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carfinder
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Avis Premium SUV

Post by carfinder » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:33 am

Up to now I`ve rented usually sedans. Actually I would like to try the class Premium SUV at Avis. Someone any experience with this class at Avis? Which models can I expect?

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Route66
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Post by Route66 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:37 am

Avis advertise in this class with the Chevrolet Suburban. However there are some other options available like the GMC Yukon XL, the Ford Expedition EL or the GMC Yukon XL Denali.
All these cars offer a lot of cargo space, very good fuel economy and of course besides powerful engines great safety features.

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Post by Panther » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:46 am

I suggest @carfinder to think about chosing the cheaper class standard SUV. The difference to the premium SUV is that a standard SUV usually offers seats for 5 people while a premium SUV offers room for 7-8 passengers plus more bells and whistles. Think about your requirements as the rental rate for the standard SUV is much lower.

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Miamirenter
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Post by Miamirenter » Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:31 am

The premium SUV is not more attractive than the standard SUV, except more space availabel. But you have to pay some more space by a much higher rental rate.
Nice cars must be rented, not bought!

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Post by Bowy100 » Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:40 am

Difference of rental rate between Premium SUV and Standard Elite SUV is more than the half. Taking intop account such a difference I would always prefer the Standard Elite SUV.

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Post by Chevy17 » Wed Apr 15, 2020 5:35 am

Rental rates have decreased now. Checked out at Avis LAX. Difference between Premium SUV and Standard SUV is presently only $8 when using the pay now option. To pay $8 upsell is worthwile when I get a Chevrolet Suburban in Premium SUV instead of a Ford Edge as Standard SUV.
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Post by Macchiato » Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:27 am

Also the difference in the rental rates between Premium SUV and Full Size SUV is very small. Un upgrade from Full Size to Premium for $5 sounds very reasonable.

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Post by BMWfan » Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:32 pm

I would not pay the $ 5 as I prefer the Chevrolet Tahoe always compared to a Chevrolet Suburban. I don`t like this type of "trucks". ;)

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