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I fly/rent cars/hotels [even outside the US] with my VISA debit card...

Surprised to hear you haven't had troubles renting cars with a debit card. I've stood in line next to a lot of people who were in the middle of failing to get a car when trying to pay with a debit card.

Renters who would like to use a debit card for their deposit may need to complete a cash qualification process in order to use a debit card. We are happy to assist you with rental qualifications specific to the renting branch. Please contact the local Enterprise location to determine what is needed when renting with a debit card or cash.

If you made your booking with a debit card, you will need to present the debit card and one or more credit card (depending on the vehicle group) when picking-up the vehicle.

Avis (emphasis theirs):
While a debit or prepaid charge card is an acceptable form of rental prepayment online, they may not be accepted for the credit hold required when you pick up your car.

We are sorry but debit cards may not be used to pay now for a rental. If you wish to pay now you must use a major credit card.

At some locations, debit and pre-paid charge cards are not accepted at rental pick-up time, but are accepted for payment at time of car return.
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