For Rentals in the United States a Major International Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, etc.) is required to rent a vehicle by most car rental companies.
IN FLORIDA, some of the car rental companies have made exceptions to the overall policy to allow resident from the Caribbean and Latin America, the use of Debit Card. The following table will describe the deposit requirements by car rental company:
|Car Rental||Minimum Required Documentation||Type of Rentals||Deposit Amount||Locations|
Non-USA Valid Driver's License
Return Airline/Cruise ticket for the same
arrival and departure date as the return of the vehicle
Valid ONLY for Prepaid Booking
$250 plus estimated rental charges not included in the prepaid voucher
Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando Airport Locations.
West Palm Beach and Tampa may take a cash deposit but it subject to local management approval
|NO CASH DEPOSIT ACCEPTED||CREDIT CARD ONLY||AVERAGE $300 PLUS RENTAL CHARGES|
No Cash deposit is allowed when renting: Luxury, Convertible, Large SUV's, 8, 12 or 15 Passenger VANS, any other specialty vehicle.
IF Accepted, Debit Cards must be meet the same Minimum Required Documentation and are subject to the same types of vehicle restrictions.
There are some Alamo Rent A Car locations around the United States that may accept cash or a Debit Card as a deposit. It is recommended to check with our Support desk for verfication and special conditions.