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The Ultimate Holiday Road Trip Playlist

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The AAA estimates that nearly 95 million people will hit the roads this holiday season, so it's best to relax and enjoy the ride. Here's a playlist to make your journey merry and bright, with Christmas classics from Elvis Presley and Mariah Carey to the Jackson 5, Bing Crosby and more.

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How Much Does Enterprise Hold on Your Card?

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Like other major car rental companies, Enterprise will put a hold on your credit card or debit card when you rent a car. The hold will be equal to the cost of the rental plus a security deposit to guard against scenarios like late returns or additional fuel charges.

When you book a car, the two questions to ask are: How much will Enterprise hold on my card? And when will I get my deposit back? The answers depend largely on the type of car your rent, where you pick up the car, and how you pay for your rental.

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How to Find Cheap Parking in Boston

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The very features that make Boston so charming and beautiful—labrynthine, narrow brick streets and one-way roads that rarely follow a straight line—also make for parking and navigation migraines. Factor in stringent parking rules and the historic New England city is a downright tricky place to park (even for locals).

Finding cheap and easy parking is possible, however, with just a little bit of patience and planning.

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How to Find Cheap Gas Wherever You Are

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Slicing a few cents off the price of a gallon of gas can lead to significant savings over the course of a road trip, but hunting for a bargain can be tricky. Wandering too far off the beaten path can cancel out the purpose of seeking more affordable fuel, but pulling into the first gas station off the highway might mean missing out on a better option right around the corner. Never fear— several tools can help you find the cheapest gas no matter where you are.

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How Long Will Your Insurance Cover a Rental Car?

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Need a car for more than a month? Do you usually decline the insurance offered over the rental car counter?

Auto insurance companies and credit card companies generally impose time limits on how long they will cover rental cars, but the specifics vary. To play it safe, check with your provider for reservations lasting longer than two weeks.

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