Smart Tips for International Car Rentals

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Planning to rent a car overseas? You're not alone. One quarter of Americans plan to take an international vacation over the next 18 months, according to a recent travel survey by the American Automobile Association (AAA).

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The Best Car Rental Company When Renting at an Airport

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Rental car customers are happier overall with the airport rental experience these days, according to J.D. Power's 2019 North America Rental Car Satisfaction Study. In fact, renting a car has officially become the most satisfying part of the North American travel experience, beating out satisfaction with airports and airlines. This year, satisfaction with renting a car at the airport hit an all-time high in the survey's 24-year history.

Hertz jumped to the top of the leaderboard as the top-ranked car rental company, unseating Enterprise, which had held the top spot for the previous five consecutive years. Alamo took the third spot, with National coming in fourth place at the industry average.

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Florida Tolls Are a Rental Car Gotcha

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If you do a fair amount of driving in Florida, the chances are that you'll run into a toll road. When that happens in a rental car, it can be a pricey gotcha.

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The Lowdown on Budget Fastbreak

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Budget Rent a Car's frequent renter program targets the price-conscious occasional renter rather than the frequent business traveler. Budget Fastbreak offers some—but not all—of the benefits associated with sister company Avis's Preferred service, and usually at a lower daily rate. Like the Alamo Insiders program, Budget Fastbreak is mainly an express rental service rather than a rewards program.

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Best Road Trips from New York City

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The Big Apple offers more entertainment and sightseeing than you'll know what to do with, but sometimes all you want to do is get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and hit the road. Try one of our top five road trips from NYC if you're looking for a little escape.

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