Rental Car Overdue
Rental Car Overdue Scam: How It Works
(with video below) You've been doing your job with a car that you rented for a few days. It is Friday and you have to return the vehicle. As you give back the keys and wait for them to check the vehicle, they present you with an invoice that has $80 more on it than you expected.
When you query this, they tell you that you were supposed to bring the car back by noon, not now, at 4PM. You didn't know about it because they never mentioned the time of return in the beginning. They either invented the "late charges fee" on the spot, had it written on a very small sign behind the desk or had it in the fine print.
Watch the video below to learn great tips on how to get the best deals on rental cars and find cheap car hire:
Rental Car Late Return Scam: How It Works
As a rule of thumb, use only the best rental companies out there. If you are about to travel and want to book a car soon, rely only on the best car hire companies you know and verify them online, through forums, social media, or friends who used them.
Rental Car Late Return Scam: How To Report
Make your family and friends aware of the Rental Car Late Return Scam by sharing it on social media. You can also officially report the questionable rental car company to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below: