What’s it like on the other side of the car rental counter? The answer may surprise you. I’ve been corresponding with a former car rental employee, and he’s shared some remarkable insights into the business that might help you make a more informed decision the next time you rent a car. “Your car rental company doesn’t want you to know these secrets”
If you rent a car in Europe this summer, you might notice a few changes. Pay attention to them. They could be coming to America soon. “EU’s new rental car rules could be signpost for US”
Does anyone not have a car rental horror story like Dave Dzurick’s? “Car rental come-ons, and how to reject them”
If you’re an experienced traveler, maybe you know about the Department of Transportation’s 24-hour rule for airline ticket purchases, or EU 261, the European consumer protection regulation for air travelers, or the Fair Credit Billing Act. “The best consumer-friendly travel regulations you’ve never heard of”
Does anyone not have a car rental horror story like Dave Dzurick’s?
When Dzurick, a project manager from Tucson, Ariz., rented a car from Hertz in Milwaukee recently, a representative asked him if he wanted an upgrade. No mention of the cost. “Slimy new car rental tricks you need to know now”
During a recent visit to Atlanta, Sixt Rent a Car upgraded Samuel Ventola to a Jeep Patriot instead of the subcompact he had reserved. Maybe it wasn’t doing him a favor.
“There’s something strange about this rental car”
Months after Ruth Carr returned from Italy, the citations started piling up in her mailbox: two for driving in a “restricted” area in Rome, another for a similar traffic violation in Vicenza.
“Heading to Europe? Beware of stealth traffic tickets”