So I had a horrible experience with a rented RV this Fall. There were so many things wrong with it—and at the end of the rental period, I stupidly tried to force a broken valve and made it worse. Ugh. When I returned the RV, I confessed my error and agreed to pay for the repair of that item, which turned out to be like $250 instead of $28. Gah.
The owner had a hard time getting the rental platform to deal with the issue, so my $1000 deposit sat in limbo for a long time. Long enough, that I was grateful to get $750 finally released instead of being mad about the $250 repair bill in the end!
After I was clear of it financially, I sat down and documented all the problems with the RV. Then I posted that list in my review. Even though the owner had told me *after my trip* that he was going to try to unload the unit as soon as he could and get out of the RV renting business, which was a nightmare for him, I wasn’t vindictive and there was nothing personal in the review—it was just factual so that people after me would know what to expect. I posted that review sometime in October and that was that.
This afternoon, I got a text from the owner asking me to please remove the review because it is discouraging other renters. He says I have resolved my issue, so there’s no reason for me to leave the negative review up on his unit anymore.
What would you do?