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US Driver's License back in Blighty?

Old Mar 21st 2009, 3:14 am
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Hello,
My UK license has expired and I'm heading back in May for a visit. Can I rent a car with my US Driver's License?

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Old Mar 21st 2009, 3:46 am
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Originally Posted by welshbaloney View Post
Hello,
My UK license has expired and I'm heading back in May for a visit. Can I rent a car with my US Driver's License?

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I rent all my UK, cars on US driving license.
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Old Mar 21st 2009, 6:37 am
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Originally Posted by frrussre View Post
I rent all my UK, cars on US driving license.
Reg. Frank R.
Same here. I always use my Oregon DL. To be honest, I'm not even sure where my UK one is, other than in a box somewhere.
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Yup - no problem at all. If you don't have insurance coverage with a credit card, you might want to consider arranging CDW before you go (e.g. $9 / day with Travelguard) as it can be a lot cheaper than buying it from the rental place...
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Old Mar 23rd 2009, 5:34 pm
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I used 1car1 on my last trip with my US license and had no problem.
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Old Mar 23rd 2009, 5:42 pm
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Technically, if you're not living in the UK your UK license isn't valid, so there could be problems if you did try to use that instead of your US one.
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