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Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas
With a daily rental rate of $ 133 for the cheapest available car, West Palm Beach ranks highest in the state and second most expensive in the entire country. Compared to regular rates, which are around $ 20 per day, that price tag represents an increase …
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Syria's war hits Turkish car rental companies
Turkey's car rental companies are the latest victims of the Syria war. More than 30 companies operating in various cities have complained to police that their luxury 4×4 vehicles have been smuggled to Syria. The culprit at the center of the scam was …
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Budget Jordan receives 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at 2014 Budget Car
Budget Car Rental Jordan has been awarded the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' at the 2014 Budget Car Rental EMEA Licensee Awards. The Awards celebrate Licensee Partners that have demonstrated solid financial growth, exceptional customer service …
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4 ways to save when renting a car

4 ways to save when renting a car
Although gas prices are the lowest they've been in years, if you're renting a car, increased demand during the season means you'll likely encounter higher prices — especially if you haven't already locked in a rate. And that's not counting the extras …
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Which Credit Card Offers Good Rental Car Insurance?
This means you don't have to worry about buying the supplemental policy offered by the rental car agency. Take a look at the details below for important information about credit card rental car insurance, including the best credit cards to apply for.
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Uh-oh: wrong dates for a nonrefundable car rental
Q: Our daughter, Anna, who is currently in Germany, recently made a reservation on Sixt.com, the website of a European car rental company. She reports that she found the rate on Kayak.com, which she accessed from her laptop. She then was taken to a …
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4 ways to hold on to your cash when renting a car

4 ways to hold on to your cash when renting a car
If you own a car, your personal insurance policy likely covers rental cars. It probably also extends liability insurance to your rental, though you should check ahead of time with your insurer. In an accident, liability insurance typically pays for the …
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Hertz Global (HTZ) Stock Climbing Today as It Raises Rental Car Prices
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Shares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) are gaining by 3.63% to $ 23.43 in late morning trading on Tuesday, as the company announces it raised the U.S. retail prices for all Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty car rentals reserved for …
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Enterprise ends rental car license deal with Europcar

Enterprise ends rental car license deal with Europcar
Enterprise Holdings has terminated an agreement with Europcar that allowed the French company to operate the National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Clayton-based Enterprise, the world's largest rental car …
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Travel Troubleshooter: 'Free' car rental is 2 hours from airport
Question: I recently called Hilton HHonors to redeem frequent-stayer points for a rental car. A Hilton representative told me that for 70,000 points, I could get a "free" midsize car with Alamo at the Fort Myers, Fla., airport for one week. Hilton …
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Travel Troubleshooter: 'Free' car rental voucher doesn't work at airport
Q: I recently called Hilton HHonors to redeem frequent-stayer points for a rental car. A Hilton representative told me that for 70,000 points, I could get a “free” midsize car with Alamo at the Fort Myers, Fla., airport for one week. Hilton would issue …
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Drivers Beware: the Worst Airports for Car Rentals
This country has some of the most frustrating airports in the world. But long lines and foul bathrooms are just part of the equation; for those who depart or arrive in a rental car, there can be maddening challenges. It pays to do a little research …
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Customers can be liable when rental-car returns go wrong

Customers can be liable when rental-car returns go wrong
Budget Rent a Car recently quoted Roy Bonney a $ 96 rate for a one-day rental from Norfolk to Washington. But it sent him a bill for $ 3,374. The reason? A tire on Bonney's car went flat only a few hours before his flight back home to Alaska, while he …
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Cheap travel: 10 things to know about car rentals
When I was younger, before I became a travel agent and, later, a newspaper reporter, I worked for two car rental companies: industry leader Hertz and a small local outfit that provided great personalized service. It's been a long time since then, but …
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The Global Car Rental Market to 2018

The Global Car Rental Market to 2018
The global car rental market performed well during the historic period, recovering from the slowdown recorded at the beginning of 2009 due to the financial crisis and recession. Overall, growth was recorded in the four regions – Americas, Asia–Pacific …
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Bismarck Airport car wash action delayed to ponder runway costs
City Airport Manager Greg Haug said airport officials can stick to its original plan of building the car wash itself, lease land to the car rental companies to build their own or have a third-party developer build the car wash on land leased from the …
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What Are All Those Weird Fees on Your Rental Car Receipt?
We know airlines are making gobs of cash by charging extra for things like checked baggage and extra legroom, but take a look at your latest car rental receipt, and you'll see you're paying for a lot of things that aren't related to, you know, getting …
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Hertz Raises US Car Rental Prices as Fleet Costs Grow
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said on Tuesday that it has raised U.S. prices for all Hertz, Thrifty and Dollar car rentals because of growing fleet costs. The price changes went into effect over the past weekend for rentals reserved for pickup on or after …
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Hertz car rental returning Downtown
The city is reviewing a building-permit application for the Hertz car-rental location. Adams Interior Contractors is the contractor for the $ 35,744 build-out of 650 square feet. Keane said it would take about 30 days for renovations after the permit is …
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