Earth Talk: Car Rental Companies and Hybrid Cars-Are They Going Green? - Jan 31, 2009 - 10:32:19 AM
Car rental companies are going green with hybrid cars, Earth Talk Magazine tells us. In response to consumer demand for hybrid cars (there's that old supply and demand rule in effect!) Hertz, Avis, Budget and Advantage Rent A Car are all turning their rental fleets green.
Your Guide to Renting a Car - Jan 24, 2008 - 9:12:00 PM
If your going on vacation or a business trip you may want to rent a car for your stay. You should compare car rental agencies and rental car insurance policies before you reserve your rental car.
Avoiding the Extra Costs When Your Car Lease is Up - Oct 28, 2007 - 9:06:00 PM
Now that your lease is up you are anticipating a new vehicle, or maybe you have decided to purchase this time around instead of leasing again. The interesting thing is, now that you are at the dealership that was so helpful when you picked up you leased vehicle seems to
Getting a Good Car Lease - Oct 16, 2007 - 12:04:00 AM
There are so many different leasing options it can be quite a task to find a good leasing option. There are a few fairly simple ways to determine if a lease is a good one or a bad one before you sign the paperwork. The first thing that needs to
Luxury Cars and Resale Values, Better to Lease? - Oct 13, 2007 - 10:14:00 PM
When it comes to leasing a vehicle it is widely known that the best option is to get a vehicle that will have a very high resale value. This is because the dealership can resell the vehicle for a fair price at the end of a lease if the person
To Buy or to Lease that Car? That is the Question - Sep 25, 2007 - 11:56:00 PM
The answer to this question lies within the individual that is looking for a new vehicle. There are pros and cons that go with each of them. Making it vital that the individual research and be sure of the decision they are about to make before the final paperwork is
Beware of Auto Leasing Scams - Sep 18, 2007 - 12:02:00 PM
There are numerous down sides to leasing a vehicle, such as the scams in leasing of vehicles. Such scams have been found to actually deceive the consumer into making a purchase on the sellers terms which more often than not ends up being much more costly in the long run.
Car Leasing Terms to Know - Sep 15, 2007 - 10:26:00 PM
In order for you to get the best lease deal it is vital to know all of the terms that will be associated with the lease agreement. There simply is no better way to go into a car dealership than to be very well educated on the terms and conditions
Vehicle Leasing, What is Your Credit Score? - Sep 13, 2007 - 8:14:00 PM
Many people seem to think that leasing a vehicle is the only option available if they have a bad credit score. It seems as if they are under the misconception that they can lease a vehicle if the credit rating is less than perfect. As with anything, it might be
Leasing a Car Tricks of the Trade - Sep 9, 2007 - 5:58:00 PM
So many people go into a car dealership wearing a sign that only the sales people can see, it says “tell me what I want to hear!” For the most part, many people go into a dealership with the expectations that the sales person is going to be honest with
Advantages of Leasing a Vehicle - Sep 7, 2007 - 11:14:00 PM
There are a few very attractive benefits to leasing a vehicle as opposed to purchasing one. One benefit is the ability to stay with the new and rising trends in this day and age. This can be the ideal option for those that enjoy being able to drive the new
Rental Truck Safety Tips - Apr 11, 2007 - 9:14:00 PM
Moving anything can be a big job, especially if it involves renting a truck. While the idea of driving a rental truck may seem daunting, a few tips can help make your move easier and safer.
Travel Tips: Be Sure You Are Insured When Renting An Automobile - Apr 6, 2007 - 12:32:00 AM
Canadians renting an automobile may experience confusion about the insurance coverage. Before you leave home, says the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), it is important to familiarize yourself with some of the alternatives to the insurance offered by the rental company.
Use Technical Service Bulletins to Buy a Safe Rental Car - Nov 9, 2006 - 10:40:00 PM
Understanding technical service bulletins when buying a vehicle that was previously a rental can save a lot of heartache and frustration. Arming yourself with the information provided by the TSB will help keep you safe, and insure that you are buying a car that is worth the investment.
Savvy Tips on Renting a Car - Aug 23, 2006 - 10:55:00 PM
With friends and relatives renting cars while they visit and vacationers renting in sunny vacation spots, holidays bring many people into car rental offices - some who might not have much experience renting cars. Rent-A-Wreck has some tips to help consumers get the right car and the best value.
Cheap Car Rentals How to Get Them - May 5, 2006 - 3:09:00 AM
Sometimes when you rent a car, you just want to get the least expensive model available. Many have turned to Rent-a-Wreck for this, where older-model or slightly damaged, but reliable cars were available for a very reasonable price.
International Car Rentals - Apr 30, 2006 - 11:01:00 PM
When you travel to some countries such as Italy or South Africa, you might want to be able to rent a car in order to drive around and see the sights. Before you do this, there are a few things you need to think about.
Car Rental Tips for Your Next Road Trip - Feb 21, 2006 - 6:12:00 PM
As winter draws to an end and the days begin to lengthen, thoughts turn to the open road, fresh air and sunshine. If you're planning a trip this spring, the last thing you want to worry about is your car rental. Rent-A-Wreck has some car rental tips to help get
Why Rent a Car? - Jan 10, 2006 - 9:39:00 PM
Renting a car is not just for business purposes anymore. More and more often individuals and families are renting cars for a number of reasons ranging from car repairs, vacations or special occasions. Car Repairs – A few things to know if you rent a car.
Tips on Obtaining a Good Deal on Car Rentals - Jan 10, 2006 - 9:35:00 PM
Many individuals hoping to live out a fantasy, get a little more leg room or save wear and tear on their on vehicles utilize car rentals while on vacation. No matter the reason, saving money and getting the best deal are a priority. Ever dollar saved on travel can be
Fighting For a Free Car Rental - Dec 26, 2005 - 1:00:00 AM
You've fought with your car for the last two years -- it coughs, it sputters, it dies in traffic. Mechanics are stumped, the dealer you bought it from is convinced it's something you did, and you've been debating about contacting your state attorney about the lemon law.
Now you find
Exotic Car Rentals - Dec 26, 2005 - 12:58:00 AM
Sometimes you don't just want your standard SUV, sports sedan, or mid-size car. Instead, you'd like something – different; something eye poppingly impressive. Maybe you'd like to rent a Corvette, a Porsche. Or even a Lamborghini. Maybe you'd even like to rent a Harley Davidson to tool around in while
Car Problems, Technical Service Bulletins, and Rentals During Repair - Dec 26, 2005 - 12:56:00 AM
If you have a new car with problems, you should visit one of the many technical service bulletin databases available online to see if the problem has been addressed in a bulletin or recall notice by the manufacturer. Often, even with the best designers creating new cars, your car may
Car Rental in England - Dec 26, 2005 - 12:54:00 AM
England, Scotland, Wales and even Ireland for that matter, should prepare visitors by posting a Government Heath Warning - “We Drive on the Wrong Side of the Street.” An American visitor to the British Isles - that’s what they call the collection of all those places – that thinks it’s
Car Rentals: Understanding the Difference between Rental Car Sizes - Dec 22, 2005 - 6:24:00 PM
When going through the process of renting a vehicle, one step in the process involves the selection of a rental based upon the class of vehicle. What do all those terms mean anyway? Have you ever wondered what the difference is between an intermediate car and a full size vehicle?
What To Do When Your Rental Car is Recalled - Dec 21, 2005 - 6:26:00 PM
Technical service bulletins are common for people who deal with cars. Lately, there has been a huge rush of recalls for Ford vehicles, in particular and other vehicles more generally. Car rental agencies obviously feel the effects of technical service bulletins more than individual owners, and often, they and the
Affinity Groups Can Also Help You Save - Dec 21, 2005 - 6:22:00 PM
Another great savings option for car rental consumers involves little more than membership in a group such as the alumnae chapter of your alma mater, AAA or even AARP. Membership in a specific group or company often allows for additional benefits such as a set amount of money or percentage
Save money on rental cars by searching for deals on the Internet - Dec 21, 2005 - 6:20:00 PM
The Internet is a great way to locate potential car rental deals because it offers unmatched research capabilities. The Internet also stimulates friendly competition among rental companies and you, the consumer, often come out the winner. One way that you can search for a good deal on the Internet is
Adventures for Rent - Dec 20, 2005 - 7:16:00 PM
Are you bored with the humdrum? Rusty with routine? What you need is an adventure. If you've been dreaming of a getaway or want to join the other 98 million adults in the U.S. who have taken adventure vacations in the last five years, it doesn't have to cost you
Car Rental at the Airport - Dec 13, 2005 - 9:11:00 PM
The travel experts all tell you to reserve your rental car before you set out on your trip but, whilst that’s not so vital as it used to be, it’s probably well worth considering. Your agent’s primary motivation in offering this advice was likely related to commission. It is a
Car Sharing: A New Way to Rent - Dec 13, 2005 - 9:06:00 PM
When most of us think of car rentals we imagine a transaction that extends across days or even weeks. Recently, a new model of car renting, popular in Europe for many years, has come onto the North American scene. It’s called car sharing. Car sharing allows for use of a
Car Rental Options Broaden for Young Drivers - Oct 3, 2005 - 8:12:00 PM
Based on the commonly held belief that people in their early 20s are more prone to risky behavior while driving, many car rental companies have restricted renting cars to people under the age of 25 for years. But with increased competition in the car rental market forcing companies to re-evaluate
Tips On Car Leasing - Sep 17, 2005 - 11:26:00 PM
Leasing a car isn't for everyone. If you're like me and keep your car for many, many years then leasing isn't for you. If however, you don't get "attached" to a vehicle as some of us do, and you like having a new car every few years then leasing may
Planning a Car Rental - Sep 17, 2005 - 11:24:00 PM
With rising gas prices, driving causes more headaches than it used to. When traveling, though, you may need to rely on a car rental. There are ways to save money if you plan well. Next time you're looking for a quality, affordable car rental, consider the following:
Car Rental Insurance: Are You Already Covered? - Sep 2, 2005 - 10:47:00 AM
How many times have you gone to rent a vehicle and been offered car rental insurance? The answer is probably every time so long as the rental car agent follows the typical “upsell” script. What is this insurance that is offered to individuals renting cars, and is it necessary? The