Two black Hertz Rental Camaros
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Where Do Rental Cars Go When They are Retired?

If you have ever rented a car, then you’re familiar with the whole process. First, you rent the car, then you drive it around to go sight-seeing or conduct business, and when you’re done, you drop the car and keys off at the rental agency and part ways. But what you might not be privy …

Alamo, Enterprise, and National car rental agency signs at Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport
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How to Get the Best Deals on Rental Cars

With all of the rules and restrictions surrounding flying during the pandemic, more travelers have turned to road trips. Although many people rent vehicles for a road trip, car rental companies are still struggling during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Many are offering incentives in an effort to draw business. If you’re planning a road trip, …

three Hertz rental kiosks have no one using them.
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Hertz Bankruptcy Saga Continues

Back in May Hertz, the rental car giant, announced bankruptcy. The move was largely attributed to the global COVID-19 pandemic. For the most part, people stopped traveling. Consequently, fewer people rented cars. We have covered before how we anticipated that the bankruptcy meant many of Hertz’s cars were going to invade the used car market …

Hertz Special Edition engine and plaque
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Corvettes on Sale as Hertz Tries to Avoid Bankruptcy

Last week I posted that car rental behemoth Hertz might be forced to sell a lot of its automotive inventory to avert a possible bankruptcy. I also outlined how a massive sell-off by Hertz could affect used car prices. Well, there is a post by our friends at Muscle Cars and Trucks that has been published saying that Hertz is indeed …

Two black Hertz Rental Camaros
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How Potential Hertz Bankruptcy Could Hurt Used Car Prices

Rental company Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., has been weathering the COVID-19 storm as best as it can. But there have been fewer people traveling during the global lockdown. Consequently, the car rental company has seen its revenue deflate in recent weeks. The lack of incoming funds it has put the company in a possible bankruptcy situation if things continue for too …

Charred Remains of Cars
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Over 3,500 Rental Cars Destroyed in Fire

A fire erupted near Southwest Florida International Airport last Friday night just before 5 pm. The fire started in a grassy rental car overflow parking lot for the airport. It originally involved twenty cars. As fire crews began responding, the flames quickly spread throughout the grassy area and consumed more vehicles. Eventually, two helicopters were …

An International Driving Permit placed on top of a steering wheel.
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Driving Abroad? Don’t Forget Your International Driving Permit

Most warm-blooded American auto enthusiasts fantasize about renting a sports car and hitting a buck-fifty on the German Autobahn or tearing up the twisty tarmac on the Stelvio Pass in Italy (yes, the Eastern Alpine mountain pass made famous by Top Gear) at some point. Did you know that you need an International Driving Permit …