Does credit card have to match name for rental car?
In order to prepay your reservation you need to have a credit card that is open to both Internet and abroad payments. The name you specify when making your reservation must match the name on the credit card you pay with. The same credit card also needs to be presented at the location, when you pick up your rental car.
Can I rent a car for my wife with my credit card?
Can I Pay for Someone Else to Rent a Car? No, you cannot pay for a rental car for someone else. The primary renter must present a credit or debit card with their name on it to pick up the vehicle, so you can’t pay for someone else to rent a car.
Can someone else pay for my car?
If you purchase a car for someone else, you have the option to have the loan in your name or to cosign with the individual you’re buying it for. The only way to buy the vehicle as a surprise is to put in the loan in your own name. The title may be registered under both names.
Do you need to have a credit card to rent a car or check in to a hotel?
You can book a hotel room without a credit card by using a debit card in most cases. Many hotel chains will also accept prepaid cards, though they are more likely to do so at check-in or check-out than at the time of booking. Typically, you cannot make a hotel reservation with cash, a personal check or a money order.
Can I use a Visa debit card to rent a car?
The short answer is yes, you can rent a car with a debit card. Major rental car companies—including Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz—all permit rentals on a debit card.
Why do I need a credit card to rent a car?
Companies prefer credit cards because it proves to them you’re not a financial risk; their costs will be covered as they can recover part or all of the deposit if needed. With a debit card, the company cannot pull money from a bank account if it has insufficient funds.
How can I use someone else’s credit?
A perfectly legal way to use someone else’s credit card with permission is to ask the card’s owner to add you as an authorized user.
Can I use my boyfriends income to buy a car?
No. You won’t be able to use his income as your own for approval on a car loan. In this case, go into the dealership and explain the situation. Most car dealers will work with you to get the deal done, including overnighting mail and forms to your husband, wherever he might be.