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Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

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Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

Are there any car rental places in Subic? Can't seem to find any websites for such. Can anyone help. A website URL would be helpful or any email/phone nr.

Thanks in advance

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1. Re: Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

This car rental company is near Subic Bay Yacht Club -> https:/…

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2. Re: Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

not easy to rent, have to show income, have references and leave your passport etc.

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3. Re: Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

Left over is right. Car rental is even more difficult in Subic bay area than the rest of Phils. You need a local license, lots of paperwork, etc.

It is far easier to just hire a car for the day with the driver (for which SBFZ and Olongapo have lots of agencies - just ask the reception of the place you are staying at).

Do note that the traffic police in SBFZ (esp. SBMA area) is pretty strict - I have often found people in cars (usually from Manila) having to shell out fines if they don't stop at a zebra crossing, turn the wrong way, etc.

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Bets on, if you are in a Manila taxi you will be pulled over for nonsense and the driver will be extorted to pay the corrupt cop. We had it happen 3 times same day, same taxi till the driver asked us to pay. Expect the same if they know you are not local. Rent with a driver.

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5. Re: Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

Thanks everyone for the excellent feedback. I've decided just to hire a driver/taxi for the day... to avoid the paperwork drill imposed by renting a car. Have rented SUVs in other provinces and islands before with relative ease... but I am NOT going to handover my passport to anyone or any agency to hold.

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agree with that RIch.

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7. Re: Car Rental in Subic Freeport Zone

Anyone know what it would cost to hire a car and driver for the day in Subic? We lived on the base for four years back in the 80's. We would like to see the housing area, Cubi, etc. thanks.

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