Are Rental Car Companies Taking an Electronic Toll On You — Literally?

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    “You know what a reasonable bit of advocacy would be? How about when someone has a receipt for the toll and still gets dinged by the rental company”, Darth Chocolate commented after having read this article pertaining to whether or not rental car companies should be able to profit from toll roads as posted by Christopher Elliott earlier today. “The consumer has a legitimate beef, and deserves relief.” In that article, Christopher Elliott specifically discusses the Golden Gate Bridge — a “driving highlight of any visit to Northern California” — which switched to all-electronic tolls last year, as I first reported in this article on Sunday, May 12, 2013. In what may seem like a conspiracy by a local authority and a rental car company, FlyerTalk member milohoss was charged $25.80 by Hertz for driving a rental car across the Golden Gate Bridge — which at that time normally charged a six dollar toll... ...but here is a chart on the toll rates — collected only when traveling southbound into San Francisco — which are current at the time when this article that you are reading right now was posted... The post Are Rental Car Companies Taking an Electronic Toll On You — Literally? appeared first on The Gate.

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