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Old 29th July 2006, 14:16   #1
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Was seeing the Car and Biek show. Seems you can rent a BMW 7 series@ 8k per day in N.Delhi. Also available are Mercs and the lot. There should be some security deposit or sort for thsi though. But still, 8k for a day...worth na?
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saw the show too they showed a black seven series . u can get almost any car for rent .
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I just wanted to know whether such cars are available at these rates in Mumbai...
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Great idea, was wondering why no one thought of this before.

Maybe they can even start renting Porsche 911's and Cayennes, they would have excellent demand as well.
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Great idea, was wondering why no one thought of this before.

Maybe they can even start renting Porsche 911's and Cayennes, they would have excellent demand as well.
think they may

and by the way, when did Hertz start in India?
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8k per day isn't too much when ur driving a 50lakh plus car...
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Was seeing the Car and Biek show. Seems you can rent a BMW 7 series@ 8k per day in N.Delhi. Also available are Mercs and the lot. There should be some security deposit or sort for thsi though. But still, 8k for a day...worth na?
What is the source of your info. Even E-class goes for more than that per day (incl driver)
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hehe comparing 8k and 50lacs maybe tempting but for students like me, 8k comes in the pocket after muuuuuuch saving!!!!!!! the ride can wait.... i have many other things to take care of!!!
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Is it like rent-a-car or like a taxi? Do they provide their chauffers as well..then its no fun.

But otherwise
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What is the source of your info. Even E-class goes for more than that per day (incl driver)
The Car and Bike show.I doono if it was on CNN or NDTV though. There should be a re-telecast ( I dont see TV much and hence donno abt program timings etc)

@karthik, you have both options. And age proof maybe needed. We couldnt get E class for rent in UK. Seems 26 wasnt old enough:( ,and so maybe they too may haev a rule.

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Dude,
8000bucks per day is almost 29.2L a year.
Instead, one could use the same cash and buy a BMW 7 series on loan for 3 years.
It would work out cheaper.
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8000bucks per day is almost 29.2L a year.
Instead, one could use the same cash and buy a BMW 7 series on loan for 3 years.
It would work out cheaper.
Yes it would but you would have to be earning atleast Rs.20,000 per day to pay that sort of money for your car!!
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After paying that price would you want to be seen around driving a car with Yellow plates :P
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25K - 27.5K would me more like it taking into account savings and all.
Assuming that the rental agency is fully booked for the next 5 years and the renter has to pay for the fuel, the rental agency will make big big bucks.
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But what if u need the car for just some special occasion, then 8k would be worth it i suppose..
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