[BNM] [OT] Car rental question

Wayne Douglas wayne at sonatribe.com
Mon Jul 6 14:03:55 BST 2015


I rent a car monthly for my son and they always take the 250 deposit - or
earmark it - it's not available funds I know that.

 :/

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 2:02 PM, Martyn Fagg <lists at muphi.com> wrote:

> I think it is basically this:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authorization_hold
>
> http://www.budget.com.au/guidance/faqs/default.aspx#q27
>
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 1:58 PM, Rob Mansfield <rob at robmansfield.net>
> wrote:
> > Hi all
> >
> > I'm hiring a car on Weds for the day and paid online before discovering
> > that on the day the car hire company takes a £200 deposit.
> >
> > Bad time of month as I don't have £200 in my account.
> >
> > What I'm wondering though is whether this is a 'nominal authorisation',
> > rather than a charge, ie they charge your card £1 like pay at pump and
> then
> > only take the full amount when necessary.
> >
> > I'd prefer not to cancel the booking as there's a £25 cancellation fee
> >
> > Thanks
> > Rob
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