Can I Bring My Dog in a Rental Car?

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Want to bring your faithful dog, Rover, in your rental car? The majority of major rental agencies allow pets in their vehicles at no extra charge—but there is a big potential gotcha. If you fail to return the car clean and free of odors, you could get zapped with a cleaning fee of up to $125.

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What to Do if You Get a Speeding Ticket in a Rental Car

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Will the rental car company find out if you get a speeding ticket in a rental car? Probably not. But while you probably won't see an additional fee from the rental car company, it's in your interest to pay the fine quickly. Otherwise, you could end up with stiffer fines and, eventually, a suspended or revoked driver's license.

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Will More Credit Cards Drop Car Rental Insurance as a Benefit?

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We had hoped that Citibank's decision last year to drop car rental insurance as a travel benefit was an isolated incident, but other credit card issuers followed suit and are chopping travel benefits from the roster of perks offered to cardholders.

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How to Save on a 12-Passenger Van Rental

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Want to land a great price on a 12-passenger van rental? The trick is to hunt for attractive promo coupons, reserve as early as possible, and then track your reservation for price drops. This may sound like a lot of work, but it doesn't have to be.

Here's the easy way to snag a 12-passenger van rental for less.

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7 Ways to Snag a Free Rental Car Upgrade

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It's a classic car renter's dilemma: Splurge on a bigger vehicle when booking the reservation, or hope you'll get lucky and snag a free upgrade at the counter? The latter is always a crap shoot, but there are some things you can do to help your chances of walking away with a nicer car than the one you paid for. Here are seven tips for snagging a complimentary rental car upgrade.

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