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What to Do if You Can’t Find a Rental Car During the Shortage

The recent rental car shortage hasn't been a problem for many people as traveling restrictions have been more strict, but, as interest in traveling begin to increase once again, many customers may be looking for alternative solutions to getting a rental car at the airport or travel center as many of us have done in the past.
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Cheapest Ways to Snag a Rental Car

New cars are scarce and rental car agencies are having a hard time finding any. So rates are high and only going up. Here are some cheap and alternative ways to get around the high cost of renting a car these days.
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A Rented 2009 Triumph Bonneville Is All Zen, No Maintenance

It’s hard to overstate the Bonneville’s iconic status and importance to Triumph and its fanbase. Although it’s not the only classic-style bike on sale today, it’s arguably one of the most recognizable. And with an updated version about to hit dealers, I wanted to see what an earlier model was like to ride. So, I …
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What’s It Like Renting a Motorcycle Through Twisted Road?

After talking with the CEO of Riders Share, I naturally got curious about its kind of motorcycle rentals. Especially since, while I enjoy riding my Triumph Street Triple R, I like to window-shop for bikes. And since one of the best ways to truly test-drive/test-ride a vehicle is to rent it, that’s what I decided …
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Is Zipcar Cheaper Than Renting a Car?

The car rental industry continues to shift during the pandemic. And one of the more recent solutions to consumers’ rental needs is Zipcar. This car-sharing subscription service existed long before COVID-19. But with a surging need for on-demand rental options, Zipcar is growing. In fact, it might even be in a city near you. However, is renting through Zipcar …
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In These Cool RV Rentals, You Can Party Like a Rock Star

We often cover the best RVs to buy and offer tips for living your best camper life. But RV ownership isn’t for everyone. They can be expensive to purchase and maintain and complicated to operate, especially for first-timers. However, you don’t have to own a motorhome to enjoy one. In fact, RV rentals abound. And if you’re …
A Class C RV is parked in a car park as members of the public are asked to stop traveling to the Scottish Highlands

Don’t Expect People to Stop Renting RVs in 2021

The RV rental business is experiencing dramatic fluctuations. Due to a surge in the popularity of the camper business, both sales and rentals of the Recreation Vehicle (RV) saw unprecedented success in 2020. In fact, this vacation trend isn’t likely to lose much momentum any time soon. Don’t expect people to stop renting RVs in …
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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 …
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You Don’t Have to Be Retired to Retire in an RV

RV sales and RV rentals have spiked this year, due to social distancing. Inspired families have discovered the desire to take to the open road in an effort to have fun while maintaining the appropriate distance from public spaces. RVs have it all: the comforts of home with the mobility to seek adventure. RV sales …
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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 …
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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 …

GM is Done With Its Car Subscription Service Maven

General Motors’ car subscription service, Maven, is officially donezo. Maven was essentially an app-based car-sharing service that was created to compete with the likes of Share Now and Zipcar. When it was first introduced in 2016, it was marketed as the “AirBnB of cars”. Maven members could borrow cars in their area for personal use …
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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 …
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Want a Test Drive on Your Own Time? Here’s How

Researching your next vehicle isn’t enough on its own. Yes, knowing how safe the Hyundai Palisade is compared to the Ford Explorer, or what standard features come with the Honda Passport—these are all important. And every SUV buyer wants a reliable machine, made by Toyota or otherwise. But while listening and watching people review cars …
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Can You Rent a Classic Car?

Renting a classic car seems like the perfect way to experience a piece of history without having to pay the high price tag. Is it possible to rent one of these cars?