More Posts On: Rental Cars

Renting a Car in Iceland

Unless you plan on booking bus tours, renting a camper, or using a bicycle, the only way to travel to just about anywhere within Iceland outside of the capital city of Reykjavik is to rent a vehicle — and I needed transportation for eleven days…

…but going through the official Internet web sites of the rental car companies from which I usually rent a vehicle was an exercise in sticker shock for me when pertaining to Iceland. Rates were in the hundreds of dollars — a range of $500.00 to $700.00 for a mini or economy class vehicle for eleven days was not unusual.

I then decided to…

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ONE TWO FREE From National Car Rental Will Return for 2018

I received an e-mail message from the Emerald Club frequent renter loyalty program of National Car Rental recently requesting that I “keep a good thing going” and “preregister for ONE TWO FREE 2018.”

The message was concise — similar to the one I received last year — as follows…

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Renting Cars to Swap or Steal Their Parts?

Some rental car facilities apparently have a policy in place that renters cannot exchange vehicles during a rental — except for mechanical issues — because in the past, people would swap out vehicles after stealing parts from them and then exchange them for a different vehicle.

“A first in my experience this holiday weekend. Have a…

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Urgent Reader Question: Return Rental Car to Closed Facility on Holiday Weekend?

What happens when you have rented a car for only one day and you want to return it — but the facility from which you rented it is closed for two extra days because of a holiday weekend?

“I have a car rental now… and need to return it today, which is Sunday. As it was a one day rental. After reading these comments I feel very uncomfortable dropping the rental off as…

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Save Up to 40 Percent on Car Rentals With Hertz May 2018 Flash Sale — But Hurry

You can save up to 40 percent on weekly or weekend rental car rates with Hertz at participating airport locations in the United States if you book your reservation by the end of the day on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 during this flash sale for vehicle rentals — including economy through full-size, premium, luxury, minivan, standard sport utility vehicles, large sport utility vehicles, and intermediate sport utility vehicles — for rentals from…

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Last Chance Offers at Daily Getaways — But…

Daily Getaways for 2018 will end on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 with the last offer to be available; but the supplies of some packages still have not yet been exhausted from recent offers — and they are known as Last Chance Offers…

…but…

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Renting a Ford Car to Become Increasingly Difficult in North America

If you plan on renting a car in North America starting two years from now, chances are it will not be manufactured by Ford Motor Company, as only two cars will be available by the automobile manufacturer.

According to this press release document from its 2018 first quarter financial results which were released on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, part of a statement from Ford Motor Company included that…

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Did Hertz AutoSlash Me?

I rented a car from Hertz for a week recently; and I thought I had scored a good deal with the total cost of $98.06 — which comes out to approximately $14.00 per day, which included all taxes and fees.

Before I…

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