Can I Cancel Or Change My Car Reservation If My Plans Change?

Some car reservations may be cancelled without a penalty.  Log in to your My Account on Hotwire. If you have the option to cancel, a "Cancel reservation" button will appear next to your reservation.  If you decide to cancel, you'll receive an email confirmation.

If you booked a Hotwire Hot Rate® Car, the booking is final. These rates can't be cancelled, refunded, changed, exchanged or transferred, even for a fee. Here's how Hot Rate bookings work. Hotwire will offer amazing rates on cars.  But they only get those rates because they promise their car partners not to reveal the name of the rental agency until after the car is booked. They don’t want people to know that some of their cars are being booked for absurdly low prices. Everyone would want the same discount! Here’s the other thing. Hotwire has paid for the car you booked. The rental agency won’t reimburse Hotwire for changed or cancelled bookings. This is how agencies better manage their unsold rental cars, and that's a big reason why we can offer you great travel deals. Once you agree to Hotwire's Terms of Use and confirm a booking on their site or with a travel specialist, your credit card will be charged for the total price shown.

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