Car Rental News

Holiday car hire: top destinations by cost - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 19:44

Telegraph.co.uk

Holiday car hire: top destinations by cost
Telegraph.co.uk
With an average price tag of £289 for a compact family car hired in Orlando Airport in Florida, rental costs are up to £600 per week less than in other popular destinations. By contrast, holidaymakers in Portugal pay more to hire cars than those in any ...

Reykjavik Excursions takes up Enterprise franchise - Breaking Travel News

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:26

Reykjavik Excursions takes up Enterprise franchise
Breaking Travel News
Enterprise Rent-A-Car has appointed Reykjavik Excursions as a franchise partner in Iceland, extending the company's fast-growing international network of car hire branches to another important European destination. The agreement will see the familiar ...
Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in IcelandFleetNews

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Iceland - FleetNews

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:25

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Iceland
FleetNews
Kristjan Danielsson, CEO of Reykjavik Excursions and now Enterprise Iceland, said, “This relationship with Enterprise gives us the opportunity to work together to grow a major rental organisation in Iceland. Car hire is increasingly important in ...
Reykjavik Excursions takes up Enterprise franchiseBreaking Travel News

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The smooth road to money-saving on car hire abroad - Express.co.uk

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 03:06

Express.co.uk

The smooth road to money-saving on car hire abroad
Express.co.uk
Rental costs differ greatly depending on your destination, according to the Post Office's research. Cyprus has the cheapest holiday car hire, with a total average cost of £295 for seven days. Malta and Turkey are also cheap. The average cost rises to ...

Expedia Expands in Europe with Auto Escape Group Acquisition - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 21:49

Expedia Expands in Europe with Auto Escape Group Acquisition - Analyst Blog
NASDAQ
Founded in 1999, Auto Escape Group is a European online car rental company offering car hire services via two brands: Auto Escape and Car del Mar. Auto Escape employs about 115 people and offers nearly 300 cars in 125 countries through car rental ...

Expedia Expands in Europe with Auto Escape Group Acquisition - Zacks.com

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 19:17

Expedia Expands in Europe with Auto Escape Group Acquisition
Zacks.com
Founded in 1999, Auto Escape Group is a European online car rental company offering car hire services via two brands: Auto Escape and Car del Mar. Auto Escape employs about 115 people and offers nearly 300 cars in 125 countries through car rental ...

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Don't let car hire woes ruin your holiday - Irish Independent

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 04:12

Irish Independent

Don't let car hire woes ruin your holiday
Irish Independent
For a lot of these, taking their own car isn't an option. If you're travelling abroad this summer, and you can't take your own car, car rental can offer you the freedom to go wherever and whenever. But there are a number of important pointers you ...

Expedia To Buy European Online Car Rental Reservation Company - Update - RTT News

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 23:56

Expedia To Buy European Online Car Rental Reservation Company - Update
RTT News
Founded in 1999, Auto Escape offers leisure customers all-inclusive car hire services via two brands: Auto Escape and Car del Mar. The company has an international reach, ensuring rental car availability with almost 300 suppliers in 125 countries.
Expedia acquires Auto Escape, France's leading rental car portfolioTnooz
Expedia to bring new acquisition Auto Escape under its CarRentals.com brandTravolution

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Spanish car hire firms scamming thousands of tourists, claims watchdog - Olive Press

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 18:11

Spanish car hire firms scamming thousands of tourists, claims watchdog
Olive Press
The Olive Press receives regular complaints about car-hire companies, and has conducted investigations into several, including Brian's Rent-a-Car, One Way van hire, and Niza. Deposits were finally returned to Niza car hire customers in March after an ...

Norwich car hire firm breaks the mould - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 16:01

Norwich car hire firm breaks the mould
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Steve Dennis, director of Enjoy Car Hire, based in Magdalen Street, said they were proud to have “broken the mould” by ceasing to work with rental companies that minimise their headline rates to get their deals listed near the top of price-comparison ...

Steering clear of car hire disaster when on holiday - Times of Malta

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 17:20

Steering clear of car hire disaster when on holiday
Times of Malta
Double-check your deal. When you're booking, be sure that basic insurance is included or you'll end up paying through the nose when you arrive (unless your personal car insurance extends to rental vehicles).

One in four hire cars have unreported damage - Moneywise Magazine

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 17:08

One in four hire cars have unreported damage
Moneywise Magazine
Meanwhile, iCarhireinsurance.com also found that a third of car hire customers have returned a rental car without it being checked for damage because a rental desk employee was not available. With 6% of car renters believing a rental company has ...

Why you should buy a hire car - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:52

Telegraph.co.uk

Why you should buy a hire car
Telegraph.co.uk
As a used car buyer, your instinct probably tells you to steer clear of anything that was once a daily rental. But don't be too hasty. There's evidence to suggest that these are now some of the best-kept second-hand cars available. The reason, it seems ...

Why you should buy a hire car - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:52

Telegraph.co.uk

Why you should buy a hire car
Telegraph.co.uk
Ex-rentals are also sold through auction houses, while some hire firms sell direct to their customers. Hertz's Rent2Buy programme offers customers an extended test drive of up to 10 days, after which they can either pay the rental fees, or buy the car ...

Hiring a car for your holiday? Put your foot down before you go - The Guardian

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:34

The Guardian

Hiring a car for your holiday? Put your foot down before you go
The Guardian
A sizeable slice of those will hire a car when they get to their destination – and, unfortunately, a fair number of those will wish they had never bothered. From pricey petrol to paintwork scratches that surface post-hire period, lots of car rental ...

British Holidaymakers Get Ripped Off by Car Hire Companies When Travelling ... - Car Rentals

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 09:58

Car Rentals

British Holidaymakers Get Ripped Off by Car Hire Companies When Travelling ...
Car Rentals
Car Rentals The travel market is just starting to recover and get back to its former glory, so the last thing that it needs is to take two steps backward. Unfortunately, that is what is happening thanks to the many Brits who are getting ripped off by ...

Consumer: Calls to stop holiday car-hire rogues - Yorkshire Evening Post

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:50

Yorkshire Evening Post

Consumer: Calls to stop holiday car-hire rogues
Yorkshire Evening Post
British and Spanish consumer watchdogs have called on car hire companies to end unexpected charges and unfair fuel policies, after a poll found almost three quarters of tourists believed they had been “ripped off”. Consumer campaign group Which? said ...

The 'full-empty' car hire con: British tourists renting cars in Spain drive ... - This is Money

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 11:34

Daily Mail

The 'full-empty' car hire con: British tourists renting cars in Spain drive ...
This is Money
Travellers who have rented cars on the continent will be familiar with the sky high rates hire firms apply to tanks that are returned less than full, when the tank was full at pick-up. But consumer watchdog Which? found that its members holidaying in ...
Foreign car hire companies 'ripping off' customers, say consumer watchdogsTelegraph.co.uk
Which? calls for an end to rip-off car hire chargesBreaking Travel News
British toursts taken for a ride by holiday car-hire con artistsDaily Mail
ITV News -expressandstar.com
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The 'full-empty' car hire con: British tourists renting cars in Spain drive ... - This is Money

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 09:24

Daily Mail

The 'full-empty' car hire con: British tourists renting cars in Spain drive ...
This is Money
Travellers who have rented cars on the continent will be familiar with the sky high rates hire firms apply to tanks that are returned less than full, when the tank was full at pick-up. But consumer watchdog Which? found that its members holidaying in ...
Foreign car hire companies 'ripping off' customers, say consumer watchdogsTelegraph.co.uk
British toursts taken for a ride by holiday car-hire con artistsDaily Mail
Which? calls for an end to rip-off car hire chargesBreaking Travel News
Yorkshire Post -shropshirestar.com -ITV News
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'Rip off' car hire firms 'damaging Spain's image' - ITV News

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 08:08

'Rip off' car hire firms 'damaging Spain's image'
ITV News
The Spanish group Organisation of Consumers and Users said unlawful practices by car hire companies were damaging the image of the country as a holiday destination. We hope that Spanish authorities investigate and punish all rental car companies ...