Steps to take when you lose your rental car transponder key

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Our San Diego locksmith company sees it all of the time, people from out of town who have lost their rental cars transponder key. Most rental car companies charge upwards of $400 to replace a rental cars transponder key. And this can put a big damper on your vacation to San Diego.

Steps that you should take when you have lost your transponder key in San Diego…

Step 1:

Think of the last place that you saw your rental cars transponder key. Can you remember? If you can remember where the last place that you saw the transponder key then you should go back to that location to see if you can find it there.

Step 2:

Still did not find the transponder key? Perhaps you left the transponder key at your hotel. You can call the hotel. But it is better to just go down to the hotel to see because you can also ask the maids too. I have personally done this and have found that going to the hotel to find that lost transponder key is a good idea for this article.

Step 3:

Have you gone through all of your bags and belongings? Are the rental car doors open? If you can gain access to your rental cars trunk and interior then you should look everywhere. I have found that 9 times out of 10 the transponder key is under the seat or has fallen in some other crack. Most of the time it takes a good cleaning out of the rental car to locate a lost transponder key.

Step 4:

Call a local locksmith in San Diego. A local locksmith will be able to most likely get you another transponder key for less then the car rental company will charge you. This means that you might save $100’s. And what is even better is that the local San Diego transponder key locksmith will be there quick and your problem is solved!

So, there you have it. Now you have a quick guide on all of the simple things that you can do to get your lost rental car transponder key found. With a few steps you will gain control of your life. …and hopefully find your lost transponder key.

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