Re: [DML] Question: DeLorean Rental Prices
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Re: [DML] Question: DeLorean Rental Prices

Thank you all so much for the replies - you've given me a lot to consider, particularly the bit about insurance. It's been so long since I've been active in any of the DMC communities, so it was good to see a few familiar names. Take care guys & gals!

-Bill K. (6976)

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jake Kamphoefner <jake.kamphoefner@...> wrote:
> I do a lot of things for free, so long as I like the manner in which I was
> asked, and that's it's not an inconvenience for me.
> If it's an unusual request, or something risky to the car, my price goes up
> accordingly (ie. anything indoors, or where tons of drunk people will be
> nearby).  As several of these guys have told you, you may or may not be
> covered by your insurance company.  Generally if the car is being rented
> for an event, you are not covered.
> Since I don't need the money badly enough to deal with the aggravation of
> something being broken on the car, it's up to each person to decide how
> much any risk is worth to you.  I suppose if I did need the money that
> badly, owning a 32-year-old DeLorean would be a terrible choice.  I tend to
> imagine how much money an afternoon of fixing a broken armrest extension is
> worth...
> I probably let more people drive my car than I should, but as a rule I will
> *never* let anyone I don't know well drive the car unless I am in the
> passenger seat.  Being there allows me to coach them through the weird
> parts of the car, and immediately stop them when I realize they were not
> honest about how well they could drive a stick.  And even then, there is no
> driving allowed for special events where people tend to be really
> distracted from the task at hand.
> I think some of the dollar values the others have quoted are totally fair,
> but they will drive away the casual requester.  Also remember that as the
> price goes up, so do expectations, so make sure they understand that your
> word is final.
> Jake
> 1063
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 4:46 PM, o0shoryuken0o <dmc06976@...> wrote:
> > **
> >
> >
> > I came across someone who wants to 'rent' my car for a wedding. No one
> > else will be driving the car. I am trying to come up with a fair price to
> > charge for this service.
> >
> > What do you guys typically charge for renting your cars for events? I know
> > that depending upon the circumstances, this could vary quite a bit. Just
> > looking for any/all information. Thanks!
> >
> >  
> >
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]


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