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How to Find a Last-Minute Car Rental Deal

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In an ideal world, you should book a rental car as far in advance as possible. The earlier you book, the more time AutoSlash has to track your car rental reservation and watch for an even better deal.

But sometimes you just can't book in advance. Maybe you have a last-minute business trip or a family emergency. Perhaps you are taking a spontaneous weekend getaway, or your flight gets cancelled and you decide to drive instead. Whatever the reason, sometimes you need a car at the last minute.

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Why We Still Rely on Priceline for Cheap Flights

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Love to travel on the cheap? When we're not hunting down great prices for rental cars, we like to seek out inexpensive airfares. While there are scores of resources out there to help find cheap flights, we keep returning to trusty old Priceline.

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7 Things You’re Doing That Annoy Rental Car Counter Agents

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It's always good to be nice to people who hold power in the service industry. The restaurant hostess can give you a table next to the window or the washrooms. A hotel front desk clerk can assign you a room overlooking the lake or a lackluster parking lot. Similarly, a rental car agent has the power to stick you in the crappiest, oldest car in the farthest end of the lot or send you on your way in a nice set of wheels.

A former rental car agent shares his tips on how to land a better rental car by avoiding these seven deadly sins.

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The Lowdown on Hertz Ultimate Choice

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In late 2016, Hertz rolled out its Ultimate Choice service, which lets you choose your own car instead of getting assigned the same old, same old. But how does this service stack up against National's Emerald Aisle? And how can you get the most bang for your buck?

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How to Save Money by Tracking Your Airfare

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At AutoSlash, we're all about saving money on car rentals—and on flights, too.

It's a little harder to get discounts on flights than on rental cars. Unlike the rental car industry, the airlines don't publish coupons and don't give discounts for being members of various organizations. But there are few tricks to knocking down the price of your fare.

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