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Prepay and Save on Your Rental

Interested in automatic savings with your next car rental? When you book directly with Dollar and choose our Prepay Car Rental* option, you can save up to 20% off your rental fee at checkout. Great savings are just a click away with this quick and easy prepaid rental car option.

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Prepay Car Rental FAQs

If you have questions about prepaid car rentals, we’re here to help. Browse some of the most frequently asked questions about our prepaid car rental process below. If you still have questions, contact our Worldwide Reservation Center

Does Dollar offer a prepaid car rental rate?

Yes, Dollar offers prepaid rental car rates. Upon cancellation and amendment of prepaid reservations, fees do apply. It is also important to note that the name on the credit card used to pay must match the name on the reservation. For more information, please check our Prepay Terms and Conditions

Why should I consider a prepaid car rental rate?

Choosing to a prepay car rental with Dollar has many benefits, from saving you time at the reservation counter, to savings of up to x% on your prepaid rental car rate.

Can I use a debit card to prepay for my car rental?

Debit cards and Dollar Credit Cards are not valid forms of payment for Dollar prepaid car rental rates. Credit cards are accepted for prepaid rental car rates.

Is a prepaid rental car for someone else possible?

A prepaid rental car for someone else is not possible when renting with Dollar. When renting the vehicle at the counter, you must produce the same credit card with which you paid online and a valid driver's license. The credit card used must be in your name and presented at the time of rental. Once proof of this card has been provided, Dollar can accept any other valid credit card in your name at the time of rental for taxes, fees and incidentals.

Is there a cancellation fee for prepaid car rental bookings?

Any changes to the reservation may impact the rental charges. If a prepaid reservation is cancelled more than 24 hours before the pickup time, a $50 cancellation fee will be assessed. If the prepaid reservation is cancelled within 24 hours before the pickup time, a $100 fee will be assessed. If the customer does not cancel the reservation prior to the time of pick-up and the rental vehicle is not picked up on the rental date, the entire prepaid amount will be forfeited. Changes to a reservation must be done at Dollar.com using the "Modify/Cancel" option.

Are there exclusions to Dollar prepaid rental car rates?

Rates exclude vehicle licensing recovery fee, airport facility use fee/customer facility charge, hotel concession fees, other cost recovery fees, governmental surcharges, taxes or other optional items such as child seats, luggage racks, refueling items, insurance, NeverLost® or optional refueling, or one-way charges for which the renter may be responsible. Excluded services cannot be prepaid; if accepted, must be paid locally at time of rental.

Are there refunds or credits for unused rental days when prepaying for a rental car?

When using the prepaid car rental option with Dollar, there are no refunds or credits for unused rental days.

Can prepaid rental car discounts be combined with other offers?

Prepaid rates cannot be combined with any promotional offer, voucher, or certificate.

How can I make changes to a prepaid rental car reservation?

Changes to a reservation must be done at Dollar.com using the "Modify/Cancel" option. Any changes to the reservation may impact the rental charges (see the question regarding cancellation fees to learn more).

Can a CDP code be added upon checkout for a prepaid rental car reservation?

A CDP code can be added to a prepaid car rental reservation. However, there may be circumstances in which this CDP code is linked to a negotiated discount or rate that does not match Dollar retail prepaid rates. In this circumstance, the customer will see the error message: “No prepaid available.” The customer may cancel the original reservation (see terms and conditions for Cancellations) and make a new reservation adding the CDP number.





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*Applies to pay later base rate only. Taxes and fees excluded. Discount will vary depending on the location, date, length of rental, car class and other factors; discount will not apply in all cases. Additional terms apply.



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