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Short Term Car Rental ?

Klubmasta Will

TRIBE Member
if i needed to have a car during the winter driving months for this upcoming winter only (or possibly only until end of january), what would you recommend?

i was considering buying a used beater, for < $3k, driving it for 2 - 3 months, and then selling it back to the dealership or via kijiji.

i checked budget rent-a-car, and they charge ~$800 per month for a rental.

does anyone else have a suggestion for a place that i could either rent or buy a car to use for 2 - 4 months this winter?
Alex D. from TRIBE on Utility Room


TRIBE Member
I just went thru the same hassle and got lucky with Lease-Busters.
You have to check them every day but eventually you may find something that works. I only needed a vehicle for 3 months but then settled on a 5-month lease takeover. Its hit or miss but give it a shot.

Klubmasta Will

TRIBE Member
nice! i just searched leasebusters.com and there are some good short-term options there. i will check again closer to december.

thanks! :)


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I have a 2001 Buick Regal with about 218 on it - still has a valid E-Test and it was certified in January.. Strong motor and tranny. Take it off my hands !

One small dent on the rear quarter panel where the previous owner punched it lol!

There is lots of life left in this car. Only reason I am selling it is because I bought a new car off the lot.

PM me if you are interested. :)