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Old Feb 6th 2013, 12:27 am
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Hello,

I am moving to L.A. next week under H1B visa and want to lease a new Audi Q5. I was going to rent a car when I arrive and go to one of the local Audi dealers in L.A. and use Audi's Foreign Professional Program. However, I discovered a company called IntlAuto who seem to be able to offer the exact car I want at a slight lower price.

There was a thread on here from nearly 6 years ago regarding IntlAuto / Auto Source but I ondered if anyone has had any more recent experience with this company?

My only concern is that they want me to order (and pay a deposit) before I leave the UK and say this is part of the program they offer and how the automaker can charge such a good rate.

Thanks,
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Old Feb 6th 2013, 12:36 am
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I can't cite recent experience myself, but they are a trustworthy company to do business with - I used them myself to buy a car, when I first moved to America, and I had to sign a contract and pay the deposit sight-unseen.

There are a number of threads on the subject, and to summarise, people are generally either positive or neutral, with the only notable negative being occasionally a domestic dealer beats them on price. But without a US credit history they can do deals for many immigrants that a domestic dealer won't/ can't do.

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Old Feb 6th 2013, 12:55 am
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Aye, plenty of mentions in various threads about lease/buying and credit history.

And as ^ mentions, mostly positive responses.
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Old Feb 6th 2013, 5:11 pm
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They were great for us on leasing a new car when we moved to the USA almost 12 years ago.
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Originally Posted by VenturaBlvd View Post
My only concern is that they want me to order (and pay a deposit) before I leave the UK and say this is part of the program they offer and how the automaker can charge such a good rate.

Thanks,
William
If you move to the US before placing the order they are then unable to do business with you. Quite a few of us on BE have got vehicles from them over the years, mine in 2006, and they are a reputable company.
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We got our VW Tiguan through these people. We had to pat $1000 up front, in the UK. That was a little over 2 years ago. All done by phone.

It's all legit.

We've had good service with them. Would recommend them.

Good luck!

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