Reader Chris forwards us the confirmation e-mail he received for a car rental at the Abu Dhabi airport, booked on Orbitz. I’m not sure which amuses me most: the base rate, or the extra-hour charge.
Makes the drop charge look like a great deal!
Trip Name: Abu Dhabi 06/23/10
Rental car company: Budget
Confirmation number: (redacted)
Car type: Midsize Sport
Pick-up date: Wed, Jun 23, 2010 9:00 AM GST
Drop-off date: Fri, Jun 25, 2010 7:00 PM GST
Arrivals Hall Terminal 1
Drop-off location: Abu Dhabi International Airport
Base rate $29,999.97
Taxes and fees $27.00
DROP CHARGE @ 27.00 USD
Total car rental estimate $30,026.90 USD*
Amount paid at reservation $0.00 USD
Amount due upon rental $30,026.90 USD
Base rate and taxes and fees
Unless otherwise specified, all costs are provided in US dollars.
* This amount is based on information available at the time of reservation.
Mileage and rates**
Daily base rate: $9,999.99*
extra hour: $3,333.34
extra day: $9,999.99
Minimum rental: 3 days
Maximum rental: 4 days