14 Tips on What Can You Do If Rental Car Rates Increase in the United States

The inventory of vehicles in the fleets of rental car companies has significantly been reduced for the year 2021 — but for a simple reason: the basic economic principles of supply and demand as the result of the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic.

As demand for renting vehicles declined substantially, rental car companies either reduced the inventory of vehicles in their fleets accordingly; declared bankruptcy protection; a combination thereof; or have gone out of business…

…but now that demand is spiking, fewer vehicles are currently available to rent — and because rental car companies cannot simply just order thousands of new vehicles at a time and have them immediately delivered to meet that demand, rates to rent vehicles will likely increase significantly.

As for what can you do to mitigate the pain…

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Save Up to 30 Percent Renting Cars With Travelocity Spring 2020 From Avis and Budget

If you need to rent a vehicle during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, you can save up to 30 percent on rental cars from Avis Rent A Car System, LLC, and Budget Rent A Car System, Incorporated during the Green Light: Car Sale by Travelocity through Sunday, May 31, 2020 — and you may cancel your reservation without penalty if necessary…

…but you must…

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Rental Car Deals as of March 14 2020

With airlines temporarily cutting flights, significantly reducing schedules, and even all out stopped flying altogether due to the advent of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV — renting a vehicle may be the way to go if you want to travel in the near future…

…but why pay full price to rent a vehicle?

Here are some deals that may be of use to you which…

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Budget Rent A Car Accused of Scamming Customers — and What You Can Do to Prevent From Becoming a Victim

Customers of Budget Rent A Car are accusing the company of overcharging them for minor damage to vehicles in British Columbia — and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating the allegations, as the alleged infractions have reportedly occurred in multiple locations. Worse, former employees admit to consciously lying to customers and purposely bilking them by charging them significantly more than what it cost for minor repairs — some of which have never been done, allowing employees to charge multiple customers for the same damage. If that was not already bad enough, international customers were especially targeted. Claiming that he had cracked the right bottom front light of a vehicle he rented, FlyerTalk member…

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