With how universal and important credit cards are becoming, it seems nearly impossible to rent a Lamborghini, or any other type of luxury car without one, right? Well, the dream of driving one of these powerful machines may not be as far off as you think! As long as you’re a respectable person with a fair amount of cash, you should be golden. Find out how you can drive your dream car for a fraction of the price!
How You Can Rent a Lamborghini Without a Credit Card
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Some states, like New York and Michigan, have laws that require rental car companies to only allow people aged 18 and over to rent cars. These states also have higher rates for those who are 18-21. Other rental car companies in other states set their own age limit for renters. Some states allow people under 25 to rent vehicles, but there is a daily surcharge. It’s the norm that drivers under 25 cannot rent more high-end and expensive vehicles like luxury cars and SUVs. That means regardless of whether you have a credit card or not, you may not be able to rent if you’re not old enough.
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Honestly, it will be difficult to get the top of the line luxury cars without a credit card. Even if you don’t have a card, but do have good credit, lenders will be wary. After all, the credit card provides an extra layer of protection for the rental car company. However, Popularmechanics.com has a list of exotic cars you can rent without a credit card. The list includes excellent cars like the Ferrari 458 Spyder, the Porsche 911 Carrera, Audi R8 V-10, and the Lamborghini Aventador.
There are some rental car companies that allow cash deposits. Your favorite sports car can be yours for a day for just a couple hundred dollars. It is important to note though that the rental car company will still check your background and credit to see if you’re a trustworthy person. Also, since you don’t have a credit card, bringing extra identification will be beneficial you when you try to rent a car.
Without a credit card, your next best bet is a debit card! Still, rental car companies prefer cards with the Visa or MasterCard logo. After you hand over your debit card, the rental place will call up the bank to hold a pre-determined amount of money. This cash serves as your security deposit for the car.
Not all rental car companies have your best interest in mind. As superspeedersRob’s exposed in his video, some are just looking to take your money. Take heed and remember, that if it’s too good to be true, it probably is:
With this knowledge, you should be able to rent a Lamborghini, or any sports car in the rental’s roster, with ease! Just remember to inspect your rented car thoroughly before you ride it. Take note of any nicks and scratches it may have. Additionally, always tell the rental agent about anything wrong with the car beforehand. Otherwise, you may get blamed for a scratch that was already there.
Have you tried to rent a Lamborghini, or any other sports car, without a credit card? How was your experience? Do you have other tips for renting without a credit card? Tell us in the comments below!
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