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Car Rentals Tips & Tricks

Sep 8, 2008
Hiring a car in an unknown place can be very tricky. If you do not know the right places to go to and do not have an idea of the prices then you could be in a lot of trouble. Being a tourist the best way to save money is via research. If you have a fair idea of the rates of rentals in the area, then no one can trick you. And you can also manage to get a good deal. There are a lot of things you should keep in mind while hiring a car. If you know about the rental companies around then that's great. But if you don't then it is the right time to educate yourself about the companies and the various services they provide.

If you are planning to visit North America, then there are a great many car rental companies willing to give you a good deal. You can choose from a variety of cars ranging from a Chevrolet Aveo to Cadillac Escalade. You can also hire various luxury cars like different models of Mercedes, Maybach and Bentley. The prices vary from provider to provider but due to tough competition you will find similar prices going around. You can also find a lot of great deals which these providers have from time to time to lure customers.

The rates begin from as low as $17 when you hire from some of the North American airports to near by locations. Hiring a car for a day can cost you as low as $30. You also can add a GPS services in the car for an additional $14 per day. You also have the option of hiring a car with full tank fuel and child safety seats. These sure cost extra but are some of the things that can make your ride very comfortable.

If you want to hire a luxury car then be prepared to shell out something anything from $120 going up to $2000 per day depending upon your car choice. Though this can be a little pricy, it does give you the splendor of a great car and the experience of a lifetime.

The various car rental companies keep neck to neck in terms of prices and it is their hot deals that may set them apart. For example you can get a discount on pre paying for your car, you can also avail various weekend and weekly offers. These include discounts when booking for a week and some good deals on weekend bookings. Some companies also offer you a free day if you rent for 3 consecutive days. The offers are in abundance and you should be smart and alert in deciding the ones that benefit you the most. Companies also team up with various airlines to give you added benefits if you go via the airlines and choose that particular rental company.

Some of the popular car rental companies of North America Include Alamo, Hertz, Avis, Benzo, Dollar, Budget, National and many more.

So be on a lookout for offers and make the most of them.
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