£12.50 courtesy car charge

JACUPRA280

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I've just booked my car in for its 2-year service. I booked a courtesy car for the day only to be informed that they are now charging £12.50 for the privilege.

This is new to me. Anybody else's stealer the same?
 

JACUPRA280

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Wonder what they'll give you as well? A mii?


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Haha, that's what I got last time. An awful Mii by Mango in beige or some such colour. Handled like a pig and had as much power as a carrier bag in the wind. Dreadful stuff.
 
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G17RY

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Oh joy, just setup my service plan but there was no mention of inclusion of courtesy car in the plan. Going to need one as they're 30 miles from where I work, not like Vauxhall who were on same street albeit a 15-20 minute walk.


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Walone

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When I had my Golf the dealer tried to charge me extra for the courtesy car, said it was to do with the insurance but when I showed that my policy covered me to drive cars loaned to me by the trade the charge was waived.
 

G17RY

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When I had my Golf the dealer tried to charge me extra for the courtesy car, said it was to do with the insurance but when I showed that my policy covered me to drive cars loaned to me by the trade the charge was waived.

Like your style. Hard to manoeuvre from that, checkmate!


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JACUPRA280

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When I had my Golf the dealer tried to charge me extra for the courtesy car, said it was to do with the insurance but when I showed that my policy covered me to drive cars loaned to me by the trade the charge was waived.
Nice one mate, I'm not in the position to do that :cry: oh well never mind only a tenner and some change!
 

Jay280

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There was a notice about a daily insurance charge on the service desk when I took my car in and had a courtesy car for a week. Nothing was mentioned and I wasn't charged for it. Maybe because it was in for warranty work??
 

andrewpain

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Jul 5, 2014
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haven't needed warranty work, just routine servicing, and paid £12.50 for a Mii both times (Letchworth Autoway).
will try and pre-handle this next time by asking for something different to mine - X-Perience or Cupra ST maaybe:)
 

grant5745

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Perry's in Aylesbury has charged for a while as well. Definitely wouldn't pay if the car was in for warranty work though.
My dealer has been charging that for years if you want a courtesy car while yours is being serviced. No charge when I had warranty work done
 

JACUPRA280

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haven't needed warranty work, just routine servicing, and paid £12.50 for a Mii both times (Letchworth Autoway).
will try and pre-handle this next time by asking for something different to mine - X-Perience or Cupra ST maaybe:)
Haha, well I think it's a Mii for me as usual. Be good if I could get like-for-like but I doubt it. I'd be interested in getting one of those new Seat crossovers as a courtesy car.
 

Joe_3490

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haven't needed warranty work, just routine servicing, and paid £12.50 for a Mii both times (Letchworth Autoway).
will try and pre-handle this next time by asking for something different to mine - X-Perience or Cupra ST maaybe:)
Im glad i've never had a Mii :) Letchworth Usualy give me wither Ibiza Toca or Ibiza 1.2 TSI/1.6 TDI, Once got an Ibiza ST and found that a great car which is why got my partner one
 

J500ANT

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When I had my previous Leon serviced towards the end of last year I got a free courtesy car, but it was a Skoda Rapid diesel.
 
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frjamie

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I took my Ibiza 1.4 TSI ACT in for a service and was given a very very new Ibiza 1.2, charged £12.50. There was about 1/3rd of a tank of petrol so I took it for a drive to see how it compared to mine, probably got my moneys worth :)
 

Dt-spd

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My local dealer has never charged me for a loan car. My car has been in twice for warranty work and once for a 10k service and never had to pay for a loan car. Listers Seat in Coventry
 
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