Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Pat G., who says:
“Two tips: With so many cars having keys with a built in chip, the cost of replacement can be a few hundred dollars for each key. We pack a long lanyard to snap into the ring, making it easier to find the key as well as handy for carrying around the neck. If we are issued two keys on one strand ring, we stop at a hardware store/section and cut the metal cord. This is ok with the rental agencies, and helps prevent lock outs, and double fines for losing BOTH keys. It also allows either of us to access the car independently of the other.”
Personally, I hate it when the rental car agencies put two keys on the same ring. It makes no sense to me. You might want to check with the rental company about cutting the metal cord, but I like the idea. Thanks, Pat!
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