Car Rental In The USA

Car Rental In The USABy Fiona Hiliard

The USA is one of the world’s best countries to explore by hire car and it’s easy to see why. A rental car offers you the freedom to explore a range of exciting locations all across the USA. Whether you’re planning to visit the Magic Kingdom, tour the Grand Canyon or stay up all night in the city that never sleeps let your hire car take you there.

The United States of America is a vast continent, which offers scope aplenty for hire car touring. Forty-eight neighbouring states make up the continent of the USA, added to this is the sprawling state of Alaska, situated to the northwest of Canada and Hawaii, a group of volcanic islands found 3,219km away in the Pacific Ocean.

The USA attracts millions of tourists every year and it’s easy to see why. The USA is home to some of the world’s most modern, vibrant cities as well as spectacular wide-open landscapes. New York, the ‘Big Apple’, with its iconic Statue of Liberty, leafy Central Park and cloud-punctu…

Rental Car Companies

Rental Car CompaniesBy Brenda Williams

Automobiles are key to the transportation of people throughout the world. They also cause congestion problems on the roadways and can be dangerous if not driven properly. Automobiles must be taken care of; serviced when needed and should always have enough full in the tank in the event of inclement weather. People need automobiles wherever they go. So, when people travel across country it is helpful to be able to use a car, even if it isn’t their own. That is where car rental companies come into play. The car rental industry is a booming one within the United States and continues to grow as business travel grows.

Car rental companies can be found all across the country, easily in every major city, and sometimes even in the smallest of towns. Renting cars is a lucrative business. Car rentals are needed for travel involved with vacation or business and car rentals are needed when one puts their car in the shop and needs a rental to go about their bus…

Cheap Car Rental

Cheap Car RentalBy Michael Ginexi

In today's world of marketing and undercutting the competition, it's often difficult for a person to know when they are truly getting a good deal with a car rental company. Typically, most people will just go ahead with the deal, even if they feel like it may not be the most beneficial to them, simply to avoid the hassle of comparative shopping or trying to haggle with a sales person. Prices in general have been increasing lately, especially gas prices, and while this has affected car rentals as well, we have a few tips to keep your car rentals relatively cheap. Take a look at these, you'll be glad that you did.

1. Use the internet to reserve cheap car rentals, rather than renting over-the-counter. Many internet sites offer "internet only" discounts -- use them to your advantage and you will save a lot. This is what many savvy car renters will do.

2. Get the very best deal from your rental shop by being smart and getting the most ou…

Car Rental Guide

Car Rental GuideBy Jeffrey W Anderson

The majority of people are interested in car rentals when they're on vacation. But what many travels may not realize is that car rental in the United States, or North America in general, is different than car rentals in other countries like Europe.

Car rental in the United States is usually very simple to do. The better known, and perhaps safest, car rental agencies can easily be found in a phone book like your local White or Yellow Pages. It's even possible to find car rental agencies on the Internet. If you're looking for a car rental in the United States, all you need to do is take the phone numbers you find in the phone book or online, and call each car rental agency. Ask for the agency's location, car availability and partnerships with any airlines or hotels. Don't forget to ask about any special deals or rates, like group rates.

Most American car rental agencies offer pick-up at no extra cost, even if only a few advertise th…

Car Rental Companies - Finding The Best Deals

Car Rental Companies - Finding The Best Deals
By []Ray L. Walberg

Renting a car is popular with various types of travelers. Business travelers used to be the mainstay of the car rental business. They need a rental for obvious reasons since they do a lot of travel and taking taxis can be expensive and inconvenient. In the 70s and 80s renting a car on vacation gained popularity and now it is a big part of the rental market. It is common to rent cars at your arrival airport so you can easily get to and from the airport and your destination.

So what if you're going to a city with plenty of public transportation? While it may seem easy enough to take busses and subways, taking a vacation is a lot less stressful and more enjoyable if you rent a car. You'll be able to come and go as you please and you won't have to look for taxis. You can also visit areas outside the city that aren't serviced by other forms of transportation.

Do You Have to Be 25 to Rent a Car?

Do You Have to Be 25 to Rent a Car?
By []Jerry Lyons

Minimum age is that age at which you must be (or older, of course!) to rent a vehicle. For any car rental company, you must meet the age requirement on the day of pick up. Here are some general guidelines:

In most cites corporate-owned car rental companies require customers to be 25 years old to rent. Some companies will rent to customers between the ages of 21-24 with restrictions, such as

Vehicle Type and Size

Many companies will restrict an underage renter to certain size categories and restrict certain types of vehicles (example minivans,convertibles) Check with the rental company on these restrictions.

Credit I.D.

You must show an acceptable form of Credit Identification. While a lot of companies now accept Debit Credit Cards, an underage renter must show a major charge card in their own name.

Most rental car companies charge underage fees to renters under 25 years of age. The average underag…

Renting Cars When Traveling - The Pros and Cons

Renting Cars When Traveling - The Pros and Cons
By []Maraya Mullen

"So you're about to embark on your great Toronto weekend adventure. You have your itinerary all mapped out and you've booked the hotel you're going to be staying in. The only thing left to decide on now is whether it's wise to rent a car in Toronto or not.

As with anything, renting a car when traveling has its own pros and cons.

On the more positive side, when you use a rented car when you travel, you have more freedom and control. As opposed to using public transport, you do not have to follow strict schedules and you have the luxury of traveling at your own pace. You can stop to have an impromptu picnic at the flower-filled valley you happen to accidentally stumble upon. With rented vehicles, you can, literally, stop to smell the roses. Similarly, with these vehicles, you aren't confined to a plane or a bus and thus, you are able to appreciate t…