Many travelers are already hitting the road to see countries up-close. Renting a car may seem straight-forward at first, but there are many issues to consider before you rent a vehicle for your next journey. Ned Levi has 6 tips to consider before you make a reservation for your next car rental.
Sunday musings: Competing cell phone fates, hotels unbundling room rates, rental car collision damage
From planes to hotels to rental cars, here are issues that have different facets. Is using a cell phone on flights heaven or hell? How much can hotels deduct from their room rates in their drive toward a la carte prices? When do you need rental-car collision damage waiver?
I told my wife to specifically tell the Dollar Rental car agent in Columbus to not include the $20 a day insurance coverage on her rental agreement. However, these charges were added.
It's becoming more and more common to find rental car companies pocketing the deposit when their cars are damaged.
When we returned the car, the lady at the rental location went around the car a few times looking very closely and she finally pointed out a tiny chip on the edge of the driver’s door. We had to look extremely closely to see it, and we actually thought she was joking at first.
If you dent a rented car you might get a small bill for the repair, but a big bill for the rental car company's "loss of use" of their car. Ned discusses strategies to minimize your rental car insurance cost, and prevent unjust claims.