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Subject:  Renting a car Date:  11/11/2007  1:44 PM
Author:  Gothamgal Number:  56679 of 72921

This may not be exactly the right forum for this question but I felt you guys would be closest. This will be the first time I'll be renting a car; hence the questions:

The credit card I'll be using is my Amex. I confirmed with them that I'm covered by Amex itself for collision damage on the rented vehicle. Theoretically at least, I won't have to pay extra for the "insurance" offered by Hertz.

My question is - are there any "gotchas" here? Would I truly be better off paying extra for the collision damage waiver? Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks.
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