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Is it fair to rent a car instead of Ubering because you’re sick of making small talk with drivers who also ignore the fastest route on the GPS causing you to almost miss your flight every week? 😪

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You sound like you need a hug. And potentially a new flight

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With a car rental, at many airports you will need to pull into an offsite lot to return the car, wait for an employee to inspect the car and print your bill, walk to a shuttle bus stop, wait for the bus and then drive from the rental lot to departures which might involve stops at other terminals or airlines before arriving at your terminal. Stick with Uber

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Which rental companies inspect cars still? It’s always just a drop off and go, most even have apps where you can check your car in

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Hmm. I’d rather have a chatty Uber driver than driving myself. So much more stress than just ignoring a driver and complaining about consulting on fishbowl

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Might be a weird flex, but this was the most stressful part of my week. But hey at least I made my flight. And booked a rental for next week 🙃

You're extra

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🤦🏻‍♀️

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Try a taxi

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If your main complaint is the drivers not being fast enough, when you rent a car you have to spend an extra 30 min returning it at the airport

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SC1 - it’s all good until you’re stuck at airports with offsite car rental lots where you have to take a shuttle.

Just tell them you don't want to talk. Or earphones.

They’ll give a shit rating then. For upsetting their feelings!

i mean renting a car has always been cheaper for me, so whatever your preference is. its also nice to have a place to put luggage on fly in and out days, be able to drive around etc..

I hear Uber is going to have a “don’t talk to me” notification.. fake news?

Oh thanks.. guess that’s why I’ve never seen it. Too cheap for that 😂

This seems more like venting than actually asking a question...

It’s pretty much personal preference. I like having a rental so I can try out different restaurants and stuff during the week. Alternatively you can maybe try a black car service instead of Uber.

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