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Car rental & Allstate

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Car rental & Allstate

Have found out after the rental that Courtesy doesn't accept Allstate although we are fully covered while in St John.

Anyone know if St John Car rental agency accepts Allstate for coverage while we are in St John?

Minus 4 degrees this morning, can't wait for some sun and sand!!!

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1. Re: Car rental & Allstate

We've used St John car rental numerous times as recently as this past August. I brought "proof of insurance" with me because I thought it was a new rule for renting.

The woman could have cared less when I presented my insurance card, so not sure if that's the answer you are looking for, but it was my experience.

We are 9 days and counting! Freezing here as well.

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I recommend getting auto coverage through your travel insurance or American Express if you have it. Your auto insurance will not cover your deductable or any loss of use charges from the rental agency. Amex has great coverage that you can add on (their standard insurance doesn't cover loss of use) .

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3. Re: Car rental & Allstate

I had the same experience at as Sandy358 at St. John car rental. They didn't even want to see the insurance information I brought or ask anything about it. I do have Allstate, not that it mattered.

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4. Re: Car rental & Allstate

Past 2 years used courtesy. Tomorrow pick-up St. John car rental, will update you on our experience.

Parker, Colorado
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5. Re: Car rental & Allstate

For whatever reason, no rental agency has ever cared who we have insurance from. We, too, are insured by Allstate. Been coming down to Stj since 1996, more than once a year, and its never come up.

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6. Re: Car rental & Allstate

Thanks everyone. We are canceling our reservation thru Courtesy and going with St John car rental. Looks like we have all the requirements to rent from them.

Allstate does have an add on that covers "loss of rental" and it costs $4. Add on/cancel when returning home. Our CC does cover it too but never hurts to be covered from all angles in my opinion.

Our friends did state that there is a big sign inside Courtesy that says "NO ALLSTATE INSURANCE" just saying...

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Makes you wonder what went down between Allstate and Courtesy.

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Colorado I couldn't agree more!! Allstate must have somehow screwed them!

Parker, Colorado
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Makes you wonder what went down between Allstate and Courtesy.

Parker, Colorado
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10. Re: Car rental & Allstate

With teenaged boys and 4 claims in 3 years, all I've got to state is that they've been great!