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Half-term holiday car hire? Steer clear of these traps - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 03:03

Telegraph.co.uk

Half-term holiday car hire? Steer clear of these traps
Telegraph.co.uk
Hiring a car on holiday can end up costing far more than you planned for. On arrival at the rental desk you could find you're pressured into paying hundreds of pounds for "extras" which you'd not expected at the time of booking. These are the most ...

Car hire boss has harsh words for Johnny Manziel after blockading him in New York street - Daily Mail

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:45

Daily Mail

Car hire boss has harsh words for Johnny Manziel after blockading him in New York street
Daily Mail
Johnny Manziel found himself in a tense situation Friday night when a man set up a blockade in a New York street to stop his SUV so he could demand money for a wrecked car. Wayne Schneider of rental company PCLA says that Manziel rented a Mercedes ...

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How Brexit would help Brits get INTO Europe revealed - Daily Mail

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 11:19

SpeedLux

How Brexit would help Brits get INTO Europe revealed
Daily Mail
A new set of rules has banned Brits from driving Swiss rental cars around fellow European Union countries such as France and Italy - because the UK is in the EU. The order prohibits any European Union citizen, such as British nationals, from driving ...
Revisiting new EU law that concerns hiring a car in SwitzerlandSpeedLux

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Beware new EU law if you are hiring a car in Switzerland this summer - The Guardian

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 02:01

The Guardian

Beware new EU law if you are hiring a car in Switzerland this summer
The Guardian
When she arrived at the Alamo car rental desk at Zurich airport earlier this month, she was told she could not take the car she had booked across the border to Germany: “Luckily one car hire company had a German registered car which we could hire – at ...

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Beware new EU law if you are hiring a car in Switzerland this summer - The Guardian

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 02:01

The Guardian

Beware new EU law if you are hiring a car in Switzerland this summer
The Guardian
A new European Union regulation that came into force on 1 May is causing chaos among holidaymakers heading to Switzerland who hire a car. The rule bans EU citizens from driving non-EU registered hire cars in the EU. But with Switzerland, a non-member, ...

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Had a Rental Car Accident? Here's What You Need to Know - Condé Nast Traveler

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:05

Condé Nast Traveler

Had a Rental Car Accident? Here's What You Need to Know
Condé Nast Traveler
I was involved in an accident with another vehicle. Thankfully, everyone survived, but both cars were wrecked. I rented the vehicle using my Platinum Amex card, which promises full coverage on car rentals. As it turns out, “full coverage" refers to any ...

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Tired of the tube? This new app does car hire, taxis and more all-in-one - Time Out London (blog)

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 07:42

Time Out London (blog)

Tired of the tube? This new app does car hire, taxis and more all-in-one
Time Out London (blog)
But now there's a new app that could solve all your transport woes. Ubeeqo is an all-in-one service, which lets you rent a car for one-off journeys and provides longer-term rental for when you need a car for few days or weeks. And if you can't drive ...

Renting a car in fuel-starved France? No need to panic - The Local.fr

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 06:28

The Local.fr

Renting a car in fuel-starved France? No need to panic
The Local.fr
At car rental company Sixt, a desk worker said that her company had fielded calls from France and abroad from people concerned about the strikes. "But the situation is better now, and if people rent a car with a half-full tank, then they only have to ...

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Consumer advice body UK ECC launches 'Know before you go' campaign for UK consumers hiring cars in the EU - Travel Daily News International

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 04:54

Consumer advice body UK ECC launches 'Know before you go' campaign for UK consumers hiring cars in the EU
Travel Daily News International
Complaints to the UK European Consumer Centre about car hire in the EU have continued to rise over the past year and UK consumers are being urged to follow the UK ECC's advice when hiring a vehicle and to do everything they can to 'know before they ...

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Google to open self-driving car tech center in Detroit suburb - MLive.com

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:51

MLive.com

Google to open self-driving car tech center in Detroit suburb
MLive.com
DETROIT - Google's self-driving car project will open a technology development center in Novi, John Krafcik, who heads the technology giant's autonomous vehicle program, announced on social media Wednesday. Krafcik said Google's self-driving car ...

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Hertz and Avis Learn From Airline Mergers in Fight for Drivers - Bloomberg

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 06:15

Bloomberg

Hertz and Avis Learn From Airline Mergers in Fight for Drivers
Bloomberg
Avis Budget, Hertz, and National are aimed at price-insensitive road warriors who rent frequently as part of their work (fancy steakhouse). Alamo and Budget are for leisure travelers who want more bells and whistles in the cars, such as Sirius XM or ...
5 Best Memorial Day Car Rental Hacks and Tips For Your Next Road TripTravelersToday

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A Senate candidate. A murder plot. An undercover cop. A giant fiasco. - Washington Post

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 13:43

Washington Post

A Senate candidate. A murder plot. An undercover cop. A giant fiasco.
Washington Post
“There are two jobs,” she was recorded saying. The first job was the defamation witness. The second job was Barry Aron, her husband of 32 years. “You want a car accident?” the detective asked in one conversation. “Yeah,” she said. “What about a suicide ...

Car rentals seen as a growth industry in China - South China Morning Post

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 03:45

South China Morning Post

Car rentals seen as a growth industry in China
South China Morning Post
Car-rental revenue climbed 36 per cent, Leon Chik, a J.P. Morgan analyst, said in a report. The impact of aggressive pricing by online car hailing services like Didi and Uber has lowered the demand for renting cars and driven down daily rates at CAR ...

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Luxury Car Hire and Rent a Car in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE with 8Keyz.com - TheSequitur.com

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 20:56

Luxury Car Hire and Rent a Car in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE with 8Keyz.com
TheSequitur.com
UAE automobile sector has remarked a significant sales growth during the first six months of this year. Auto Industry is turning out to be more and more consistent in UAE these days. Because of this, most of the vehicle legends are shifting their ...

Brisbane Car Hire: Important facts - TheSequitur.com

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 20:56

Brisbane Car Hire: Important facts
TheSequitur.com
Whatever is the promising reason of going to Brisbane, one thing which you need to make sure is that you choose only Brisbane car hire services and nothing more. It is also necessary that you check the services of Brisbane rental cars providers so that ...

The tiny scratches that can result in large bills when you hire a Green Motion car - The Guardian

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:59

The Guardian

The tiny scratches that can result in large bills when you hire a Green Motion car
The Guardian
When French television journalist Hélène Hadas-Lebel from Paris booked a hire car for her family for a visit to Britain, she was impressed by the environmental credentials of franchised rental company Green Motion. At Birmingham airport, in the pouring ...

GM's Maven car-sharing expanding to Boston, DC - The Detroit News

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 08:55

The Detroit News

GM's Maven car-sharing expanding to Boston, DC
The Detroit News
Lyft ride-sharing drivers can rent Chevy Equinox crossovers for $99 a week; the service has grown to more than 200 vehicles, GM said, and the Express Drive service also is expanding to Boston, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., by year's end. GM in ...

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Avis car hire joins forces with Russian airline Aeroflot - Car Rentals

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 04:58

Car Rentals

Avis car hire joins forces with Russian airline Aeroflot
Car Rentals
800px-Aeroflot_Tupolev_Tu-154M_Beltyukov Avis has joined forces with Russia's national airline to give frequent flyers preferential car hire bonuses. Members of the Aeroflot Bonus club will garner up to 1,500 miles for each Avis rental plus a 15 per ...
Flybe and Avis Budget UK enhance car rental experienceBreaking Travel News
Flybe expands Avis Budget dealBuying Business Travel

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Holiday car hire: a road full of potential pitfalls - Irish Times

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 01:05

Irish Times

Holiday car hire: a road full of potential pitfalls
Irish Times
Last summer the main companies that do business across Europe – Hertz, Avis, Budget, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Europcar and Sixt – all agreed to introduce improvements, including more transparent pricing information, an end to high-pressure sales tactics, ...

Uber-fast rollout sees app-taxi service in hiring mode - BDlive

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 00:10

Uber-fast rollout sees app-taxi service in hiring mode
BDlive
A partnership with car-hire companies Avis, Hertz and Pace Car Rental, which provide attractive rates to partner-drivers for long-term car rentals, has helped to facilitate this because it enables existing (and new) drivers to comply with Uber's ...
“Uber Answers to Nobody”Yale Politic (subscription)

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