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Check in time - Need time to prove I was at airport

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If you can say, does this relate to a speeding/traffic offence? There are different ways to dispute that than some civil thing that Hertz may be trying on.....
I personally know 2 people that got Red light or speeding tickets at Melbourne airport, travelling away from the terminal depertures area less than hour before their flights (and heard of many more similar anecdotes online), both of these are guys that drop their car off without attendance by staff. AFAIK all of them got the charges reverted.
 
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I personally know 2 people that got Red light or speeding tickets at Melbourne airport, travelling away from the terminal depertures area less than hour before their flights (and heard of many more similar anecdotes online), both of these are guys that drop their car off without attendance by staff. AFAIK all of them got the charges reverted.
Wait, this is important: There are speed cameras at MEL? Where? I drop and pick up hubby all the time and he's always telling me to drive through amber/drive faster!
 

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OP asked for advice 14 days ago but has not come back to post again on this thread.

Perhaps the OP has left the building?
 

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Hertz is sooooooooooooooooo terrible. I have actually been banned form Hertz for life. True story. Similar thing... they randomly charged my credit card for something I didn't do - I wrote them an email to their customer "care" line enquiring about it... they never replied.... so I disputed the charge with AMEX.... Hertz never replied to AMEX either... so AMEX reversed the charge (as is policy).... 6 months later get a call from a debt collector chasing up this unpaid Hertz bill (can you believe the nerve???) I referred it to the Ombudsman... never heard about it again. But this is Hertz's MO - they won't communicate with you, then just sell off the debt. There is pages of stuff written about this all over the internet on various forums. Hertz is total rubbish. Once (before this incident), they took soooooooooooooooooooooooooo long to check my car in at MEL that I became late! It is true. I was sitting in my car in the return queue for 45 mins before the guy finally scanned the barcode in the windscreen - and then added an extra day rental because i was past the grace period. They did of course adjust that, but the systems they have in place are so flawed you have to be careful. Anyway, I went to rent a car from hertz a few years back and the guy said the note against my name said "DO NOT RENT - BANNED FOR LIFE". Instead i just rent from Avis.
I had a similar experience but I am yet to find out if I am banned.
The only place I have rented from Hertz since then has been in Nouméa.
All the car hire places there are independent franchises (part of the 5 family control over New Caledonia's economy).
So none of the features of preferred or privileged customers work there and there is no guarantee any note on my file would have been passed on to them.
 

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No of course not. 😇

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So where are they?
camerassavelives.vic.gov.au has the full Victorian list of fixed cameras incl “regular”, red light and point-to-point easily shown.

It also has all designated temporary locations however it’s in a less usable format (ie. not a map but in a list by suburb).
 

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Has anyone been able to get VA to look up and provide some forms of evidence of check in time.

Need it to prove I wasn'tdriving a rental car at a certain time.
Drove hire car to airport and checked in at 3.20pm. Hertz have said I was driving at 4.15pm.
I will be returning a Hertz vehicle at MEL on the coming weekend. Should I be worried in case I meet the same fate as the OP? 😀
 

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