Private investigators may have the need to rent a car during an investigation case to use for transportation or to conduct a surveillance mission. In some situations, private investigator may need to contact a rental car agencies as a part of the case itself. For example, in a missing persons case, the individual may have rented a car before they disappeared. Following are numbers for the most popular car rental agencies to help facilitate the contact and information gathering process.
Car Rental Agency Website and Phone Number
ACE – (800) 243-3443
Advantage – (800) 777-5500
Alamo – (877) 222-9075
Avis – (800) 331-1212
Bermuda Limousine International – (800) 223-1383
Budget Care Rental – (800) 527-0700
Discount Car and Truck Rentals (Canada) – (800) 263-2355
Dollar – (800) 800-3665
Enterprise Rent-a-Car – (800) 261-7331
Europcar – (877) 940-6900
E-Z Rent-A-Car – (800) 277-5171
Fox – (800) 225-4369
Hertz – (800) 654-3131
National – (877) 222-9058
Payless – (800) 729-5377
Renault Eurodrive – (888) 532-1221
Rent-A-Wreck – (877) 877-0700
Sixt – (888) 749-8227
Specialty Rentals (California) – (800) 400-8412
Thrifty – (800) 847-4389
We do not recommend doing business with E-Z Rent-A-Car.
Other Car Rental Resources
AutoSlash – AutoSlash is a free website dedicated to saving people money on car rentals. This is one of the few sites on the Internet that automatically applies the best coupons and discounts, tracks rental price changes right up until the pickup date, and re-books users into these savings automatically.
Hotwire.com Car Rentals – Hotwire’s mission is to offer flexible leisure travelers a quick and easy way to get better deals on airline tickets, hotel reservations and car rentals. Through partnerships with leading travel companies, Hotwire can negotiate special car rental prices “Hot-Rates”.
Orbitz.com Car Rentals – Orbitz is a leading online travel company offering leisure and business travelers a wide selection of low fares as well as deals on lodging, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages, and other travel. Orbitz’s inventory includes 25 rental car companies.
Travelocity.com Car Rentals – Travelocity pioneered the online travel space and continues to be the most popular travel service on the Web, giving consumers access to reservations and information for more than 50 car rental companies. With 36 million members, Travelocity is the sixth largest travel agency in the United States. It has been recognized worldwide for its leadership in the online travel space, and it operates or powers Web sites in seven languages across four continents.