You May Believe That Your Rental Car is Secure, But it May Not Be…
Certain models of automobiles are manufactured where they are equipped with a proximity sensor which unlocks the truck when the special fob holding the keys to the vehicle is nearby. This can be a convenient feature for the vehicle owner, as theoretically the vehicle automatically becomes unlocked whenever the person holding the keys on the special fob is within range.
However, what happens when a car rental company hides a spare set of keys on a special key fob in the trunk of the car?
FlyerTalk member msp_flyer, a self-admitted security conscious person, relates a personal experience as a public service to FlyerTalk members in the form of a security warning in the *** Car Rental SECURITY WARNING *** thread.