Renting a Car

 

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Hello. I would like to rent a car.
What kind of car were you thinking of?
A mid-size one with automatic transmission.
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How long do you want to rent it?
Eight days. Is it possible to extend the contract if neccesary?
Yes, that is no problem. Just call us beforehand and let us know.
How much is the car per day?
It will be 75 dollars not including insurance. Would you like to purchase insurance?
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional driver though.
That's no problem, but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day.
That's ok. The car has unlimited milage, right?
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then sign at the bottom.
Looks good, thank you.
You're welcome. Your car is in spot B32 and have a nice day.
 

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What kind of were you thinking of?
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A mid-size one with transmission.
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    if that works? How long do you want to rent it?
     
 
 
We have a mid-size Ford if that works? How long do you want to rent it?
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Eight days. Is it possible to extend the if neccesary?
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Yes, that is no . Just call us beforehand and let us know.
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  •   How 
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How is the car per day?
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  •   It will be 75 dollars not including 
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    . Would you like to purchase insurance?
     
 
 
It will be 75 dollars not including . Would you like to purchase insurance?
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  •   No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an 
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No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an driver though.
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That's no , but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day.
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That's ok. The car has milage, right?
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  •   Yes, it does. Here is the 
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Yes, it does. Here is the . Please initial here and then sign at the bottom.
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  •   Looks 
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Looks , thank you.
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  •   You're welcome. Your car is in 
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You're welcome. Your car is in B32 and have a nice day.
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You have to return the car with a full tank of gas.
Do you have an international drivers license?
Your credit card will be charged with a deposit.
Does the car have air conditioning?
Can I return the car at a different location?
We charge an underage drivers fee for drivers under 25.
Are spouses included as additional drivers?
Please inspect the car for visible dents or scratches.
You have to return the car with a full tank of gas.
 
Do you have an international drivers license?
 
Your credit card will be charged with a deposit.
 
Does the car have air conditioning?
 
Can I return the car at a different location?
 
We charge an underage drivers fee for drivers under 25.
 
Are spouses included as additional drivers?
 
Please inspect the car for visible dents or scratches.
 
 
 

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Ashlee
Hello. I would like to rent a car.
You
What kind of car were you thinking of?
A mid-size one with automatic transmission.
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How long do you want to rent it?
Eight days. Is it possible to extend the contract if neccesary?
Yes, that is no problem. Just call us beforehand and let us know.
How much is the car per day?
It will be 75 dollars not including insurance. Would you like to purchase insurance?
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional driver though.
That's no problem, but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day.
That's ok. The car has unlimited milage, right?
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then sign at the bottom.
Looks good, thank you.
You're welcome. Your car is in spot B32 and have a nice day.
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Hello. I would like to rent a car.
Sarah
What kind of car were you thinking of?
A mid-size one with automatic transmission.
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How long do you want to rent it?
Eight days. Is it possible to extend the contract if neccesary?
Yes, that is no problem. Just call us beforehand and let us know.
How much is the car per day?
It will be 75 dollars not including insurance. Would you like to purchase insurance?
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional driver though.
That's no problem, but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day.
That's ok. The car has unlimited milage, right?
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then sign at the bottom.
Looks good, thank you.
You're welcome. Your car is in spot B32 and have a nice day.
 
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