Think you got a good deal on Orbitz on your rental car in Chicago?
Think again. Get ready to be TAXED TO DEATH.
We rented a Ford Explorer for $298 for 1 week.
Then we saw the taxes
*11% “fee” – non specific but we guessed it may have to do with putting mileage signs every 1/10th of a mile on the roads in Indiana…
*License “recoup” – what on EARTH could that be and how long do you need to recover, truly? Poor you.
* “Tax” – because Chicago can without representation. Didn’t we throw tea in a harbour some years ago because this was UNFAIR?
*Facility charge – “We don’t like you usin’ our airport because you were really only here 2 days of 5.”
*City Surcharge – Well, you’re using 10 miles of our roads and buying stuff here but we don’t like you, you tourist scum.
Your $298.00 rental just cost you $451.22
“Welcome to Chicahhgoh. Now get outta heeah but leave ya wahlett.”
3 thoughts on “Renting a car at Chicago O’Hare? It’ll cost ya”
Good grief. What a rip off Remind me never to go there
Sent from my iPhone
I’m wondering if Midway airport more reasonable or Indy a better way to go. We thought major hub to major hub would save $ AND have nonstop flight. Not in this case 😦
H just bought 2 pairs of new glasses and while the women was rattling off the final charges and pushing the bill towards me to be so signed I said “What’s that?”. She had included in the bill a $30 warranty fee. She had not mentioned this fee at all so I was shocked to see it in my bill. You know I didn’t like that they obviously had a practice of slipping that fee in to increase the bill. A practice I don’t care for. So on principle I had her principle remove it and made my husband very happy since he hates but warnanties.