Toddler dies after being left in car for 10 hours while mom socialized, officials say
A Northern California mother was arrested after allegedly leaving her young child in a car parked outside a friend's house while she went inside to hang out.
What to Do after a Rental Car Crash
Whether you are on vacation or business, the options to rent a vehicle definitely makes your trip much easier than having to depend on tpub
What To Do If You're In A Rental Car Accident
An accident in a rental car raises many questions. But being prepared can help protect you from paying out of pocket for your rental car accident and injuries.
What to Do if Your Rental Car Is Hit
For many, renting a car is one of the most convenient aspects of traveling. But whether you’re driving your own vehicle or a rental, being the victim in a car accident is nothing positive. If your rental car has been hit, it’s important to know what your next steps should be Be Prepared As a renter of a vehicle, it’s your responsibility to take care of it. Rental companies see renters trash their cars every day – and then try to pass it…
10 rental cars you should avoid, and why
Rolling the dice at a rental car counter requires a strong stomach. You've reserved a "mid-size sedan" and there's a picture of a Ford Focus, but the keys that the friendly folks at Generic Airport Car Rental hand you may be for an entirely different car. After all, none of the major car rental...
How Do You Get a Rental Car After an Auto Accident?
How Do You Get a Rental Car After an Auto Accident? Check your declarations page to see if you elected to carry this coverage. If you did not, you may want to consider it so you can get a rental car without delay if you are involved in an auto accident.
What Happens If You Crash Your Rental Car?
What happens if you crash your rental car? There are a few important steps that need to be taken after to ensure the process goes smoothly.
Rental Car Coverage
When your vacation, business, or personal travel requires use of a rental car, you may wonder about insurance protection. Is it necessary to purchase the opt...
Safe Rental Car Act Will Change How Cars Are Rented
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has closed an "audit query" to investigate how well rental cars were repaired after a recall was ordered by a manufacturer.
New Orleans woman unhappy with how city handled evacuation process after Hard Rock collapse
Alisha Chapman-Woods said she feels badly for all the victims, workers, and families who lost loved ones.
Rental Car Security Tips
TIPS for Rental Cars
Summer is officially here many of us will be hitting the open road with our families, and this means long, and often very cramped trips. Rental cars can be just the thing to keep your dream vacatio…
How to Save on Rental Cars
Michelle Higgins has a great piece in the New York Times on how to save money renting cars. Her list, my comments. Let go of name brands. Certainly Fox, Payless, and others will often have lower rates than Avis and Hertz. The question is whether the lower rate is worth the extra hassle, and that’s a personal tradeoffs question. The lesser known brands may be off-airport in several cities, so more of a hassle to get to the car. And they don’t all…
How To Find The Perfect Rental Car For Your Next Vacation
When it comes to rental cars, I’m picky. I like mine newish, but not brand new, roomy but not oversized, and stylish without being ostentatious.
How to Save on a Rental Car
Planning your next trip and know that you’ll need a rental car? Here are 10 ways to cut your rental car expenses.
Photograph Your Rental Car Tires Before Leaving the Lot
Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Ray S., who builds on another reader tip about rental car tires: "After reading the tip on checking your rental car tires before leaving the agency, it reminded me you should actually take pictures of [...]
A rental car debacle and a recommendation: Shoot a video before leaving the lot
Alamo Rent a Car demanded $1,075 after accusing customers of returning a vehicle covered in chemical stains from a car wash.
Customer Experience Hypo: What should the rental-car company do for Stan?
At this very moment a good friend of mine is in a dust-up with a rental car company. After hearing (my friend’s version of) “the facts,” and harkening back fondly to my law school days, I tho…
6 Surprising Reasons Why Rental Car Insurance Is Actually Worth Buying
You've probably heard for years that it's a waste of money to buy rental car insurance. It's just another way to get gouged, and you already have car insurance, right In fact, it's not that clear-cut. There are a number of reasons you should consider it. For example, one little-known clause in your contract with the rental car company could cause you trouble if your existing auto insurance doesn't cover it. It’s called "loss of use." This means that when there is an…