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Old Dec 23rd 2007, 7:53 pm
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flordia is back on the cards sarasota to be exact. oul orlando looks a bit to dodge at the mo
seems u cant get a driving license til you have a ss number. looking into renting for a month or so but the waiver insurance option is the pits. what did the rest of ye do when you first arrived?
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Am I the only one who doesn't understand what robert76 is trying to say?
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Am I the only one who doesn't understand what robert76 is trying to say?
I don't speak fluent txt so I've no idea either.
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flordia is back on the cards sarasota to be exact. oul orlando looks a bit to dodge at the mo
seems u cant get a driving license til you have a ss number. looking into renting for a month or so but the waiver insurance option is the pits. what did the rest of ye do when you first arrived?
Walked?
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Am I the only one who doesn't understand what robert76 is trying to say?



i hope to travel to florida in the next week or so. i presume its going to take a while for me to get a social security number and driving license.

i wont be able to buy/drive my own car when i arrive which leaves renting a car as the only option. the quotes im getting from hertz avis etc arent to bad until you add in the extras like damage waiver etc then the quote nearly doubles. i was just wondering what everyone else did when they arrived? is there another cheaper way of renting a car locally maybe?

apologies for the poor post earlier i was half gimped

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i hope to travel to florida in the next week or so. i presume its going to take a while for me to get a social security number and driving license.

i wont be able to buy/drive my own car when i arrive which leaves renting a car as the only option. the quotes im getting from hertz avis etc arent to bad until you add in the extras like damage waiver etc then the quote nearly doubles. i was just wondering what everyone else did when they arrived? is there another cheaper way of renting a car locally maybe?

apologies for the poor post earlier i was half gimped

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Walked?
dont think thats a option unless they have built a mass transit system since i was there last
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flordia is back on the cards sarasota to be exact. oul orlando looks a bit to dodge at the mo
seems u cant get a driving license til you have a ss number. looking into renting for a month or so but the waiver insurance option is the pits. what did the rest of ye do when you first arrived?
I didn't even have a full British license when I arrived so I walked/rode the local buses/caught a ride from my spouse to get around.

You'll do yourself plenty of favors if you trying posting with correct grammar or spelling otherwise you may find your thread moved to the Youth Club.
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I didn't even have a full British license when I arrived so I walked/rode the local buses/caught a ride from my spouse to get around.

You'll do yourself plenty of favors if you trying posting with correct grammar or spelling otherwise you may find your thread moved to the Youth Club.
That's favour with a u.
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That's favour with a u.
Not in the US!
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flordia is back on the cards sarasota to be exact. oul orlando looks a bit to dodge at the mo
seems u cant get a driving license til you have a ss number. looking into renting for a month or so but the waiver insurance option is the pits. what did the rest of ye do when you first arrived?
Rent a car for a week ....you can take your test even on a visa waiver

take a test ..pass ..buy your own car ..
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How are you even arriving? On a visa of some description or is this a big travel trip?
My SSN took about a week to come through with a CR1 and I did my written test the same day as doing the other DMV paperwork but I had to go almost an hour up the road to find a 'behind the wheel' test this side of Xmas.
End to end the process will be a week or two at least.

Maybe google some 'local' renta-a-wreck type places?
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How are you even arriving?

On some sort of aircraft would be a safe bet
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On some sort of aircraft would be a safe bet
"In" some sort of aircraft would be an even safer bet.
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Old Dec 24th 2007, 6:44 pm
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some credit cards offer worldwide CDW, see if you have a card that offers it.
rang my credit card providers and none of them offer this.
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