Answered on: November 15, 2020
Can I pay deposit with DEBIT card?
Look here, and it will tell you:- Next to each vehicle Photo is a link " Terms & Conditions" click on this and then on PAYMENT. For example NU Car rentals say:- We accept American Express Visa Master Card and Discover card A security deposit will be held at the start of the rental. It will include the estimated amount of the rental plus a deposit of 200.00USD. This amount may vary depending on the vehicle type and the length of rental. These funds will no longer be available for immediate use and may take up to 30 days - depending on your bank - to become available. We will not be responsible for any returned checks or insufficient fund charges or bank fees related to this process. Debit Cards are NOT an accepted form of payment or qualification. Cash is not accepted for qualification at the time of rental but may be used for payment upon return of the vehicle. A major Credit Card is still required to qualify to rent. Vouchers and prepaid cards are not accepted. For all prepaid rentals - the person who prepaid for the rental must be present with the same credit card in his or her own name that was used to prepay the reservation in order to pick up the rental. There will be a 200.00USD deposit for prepaid rentals.
SIXT say:- We accept all major credit cards including American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/MasterCard, Discover, Visa. The renter must be the owner of the presented means of payment which must be presented at the start of the rental. A valid credit card must provide available credit. Please Note: Payments with credit card may require the credit card PIN. Debit cards are not accepted for local renters* at airport locations. Debit cards with available funds may be accepted at select locations at Sixt's sole discretion with two forms of government-issued ID, and only if one of the following conditions are met: (1) The renter presents a return airline ticket or roundtrip itinerary upon pick-up made at least 24 hours prior to the pick-up date, that coincides with the drop-off date and location. Non-local renters with a debit card cannot rent any Premium, Luxury, Extraordinary or Specialty vehicles, with the exception of Pickup trucks and Vans. Customers travelling internationally, whose debit card is issued in their country of origin may rent any category vehicle except for Specialty cars. You can only use Debit cards if you are renting the following car groups (Economy, Compact, Standard and Full Size). Debit cards with available funds may be accepted at select locations at Sixt's sole discretion with two forms of government-issued ID, proof of a return airline ticket or roundtrip itinerary upon pick-up. Debit cards are not accepted for long term rentals (long term rentals are 28 days rentals or longer).Debit cards are not accepted for local renters* at airport locations. A local renter* at a downtown locations can present an original and current utility bill which matches the name and address on the Driver's License of the renter. Photocopies, printouts, digital images (digital format can be accepted provided that the source of the document comes from the official page; e.g. FPL site), or overdue bills are not permitted. Local Renters* with a debit card may need additional documentation and can only rent Vans, Economy through Standard sedans, Compact through Intermediate SUVs and Pickup trucks. Debit card rentals are not allowed for long term rentals (defined as 28 days or longer).You can only use Debit cards if you are renting the following car groups (Economy, Compact, Standard and Full Size). In general, an authorization of a minimum of $500 to $2500 plus the amount due for the rental will be taken as an authorization against the Credit Card for security purposes. The authorization amount on Premium and Luxury vehicles (PCAR, PFAR, PTAR, LCAR, LDAC, LCAC,LFAR, LFAC, LTAR) is a minimum of $700, Extraordinary vehicles (XCAR, XCAC, XDAC, XFAR, XFAC, XTAR) have an authorization amount of $1200, and all higher-end vehicles (XDAR, XZAN, XFAN XJAN, XSAJ, XTAJ, XTAM, XTAN) have minimum authorization of $2700. For Debit Cards a deposit of $700 plus the cost of the rental will be taken as a deposit from the Debit Card. These funds will not be available to you during the rental. The rental location may also perform a credit check or require additional qualifications in accordance with local policy to determine the whether the renter qualifies for a rental on a higher-end vehicle. The customer must meet the minimum criteria as determined by that location to qualify for a rental. The rental location may also perform a credit check or require additional qualifications in accordance with local policy to determine the whether the renter qualifies for a rental on a higher-end vehicle. The customer must meet the minimum criteria as determined by that location to qualify for a rental. In the event that you fail to present a valid credit card or lack of sufficient funds available on the credit card, car rental agent may refuse to release the vehicle. In these instances, no funds paid will be reimbursed.