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Latest International Car Rental News

News Report on: Intuit Inc.(NASDAQ:INTU), Textron Inc.(NYSE:TXT), Avis Budget
Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its auxiliaries, provides car and truck rentals, car sharing, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers worldwide. The company has three segments: North America, International, and Truck Rental. It …
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Car rental startup finds success in first month at Denver International Airport
A new car rental service could provide yet another means of transportation between Denver and Summit County. FlightCar, a new peer-to-peer car rental service, landed at the Denver International Airport last month. Following in the steps of startups …
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South African Airways Celebrates Plummeting Prices
South African Airways is currently trying to fight its way through the storm of international media to draw attention to an important fact: South Africa's currency value relative to the U.S. dollar is at its lowest rate since 2001. At the time of this …
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Why You Want to Avoid the Car Rental Airport Pickup

Why You Want to Avoid the Car Rental Airport Pickup
To illustrate the price difference between airport rentals and city rentals, I ran several searches to see how they compared. I usually default to Costco Travel since it searches the top rental car companies and provides exclusive discounts to members …
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Don't let rental car snafus wreck your vacation
It's $ 24.95 per rental period (not per day). If there is a theft or damage to the car, we can file that claim with the company as a primary provider. And there is no deductible. For more tips, go to and search for “car rental …
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4 Tips for the Small Business Traveler Who Wants To Save Money
It's common that when somebody books an airline ticket, they also book their rental car. But rental car reservations are, as a general rule, fully changeable; you pay no money upfront, just at the time you rent the car. So I routinely re-shop the …
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Active Stocks Alert: Skechers USA Inc (NYSE:SKX), Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ

Active Stocks Alert: Skechers USA Inc (NYSE:SKX), Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ
Avis Car Rental in Taiwan declares its new 'Audi Fleet Prestige Rental Service', offering customers premium vehicles, quality interiors, comfortable space and Audi's proprietary quattro intelligent permanent four wheel drive system technology. The …
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Analyst Price Target Update on Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR)
… and ancillary products and in the United States. The Companys Budget Car Rental licensee operates directly at Los Angeles International and Bob Hope Burbank airports, and numerous local market locations throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
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East One Apartments: Live in Style in the Heart of Phnom Penh

East One Apartments: Live in Style in the Heart of Phnom Penh
Located on the corner of Street 214 and Street 51, between the four icons of Phnom Penh – Independence Monument, Royal Palace, National Museum and Central Market – East One Apartments offers a prime location to anyone working in international embassies …
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O'Hare remote parking lot to close for new rental car center
A center housing all of the airport's rental car companies will be built on the lot, the department said. The project also includes 2,600 public parking spaces in a new garage. The project was announced in 2013. The Airport Transit System will also be …
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Expedia's Performance Soared In The Second Quarter On The Back Of Organic And
Expedia's global room nights, air tickets, and car rental days, experienced 35%, 26%, and 35% year-on-year growth, respectively. Its adjusted EBITDA grew by 12% … Though the weak international exchange rate was to some extent responsible for this …
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Phil Backlund retires from CWU
Staci Jacobson says a day doesn't go by in her work at the Ellensburg Enterprise Rent-A-Car office that she doesn't use the communication skills she learned from Central Washington University professor Phil Backlund. … Backlund, 67, has lived in the …
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This guy saves on London rent by commuting from Barcelona

This guy saves on London rent by commuting from Barcelona
(CNN) In October 2013, London blogger Sam Cookney worked out that he could save money on London's astronomical rents by commuting 1,500 kilometers from Barcelona. Done the sums. Would actually be cheaper for me to rent 2 bed flat in …
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Archaeologist Adam Ford: Dead bodies, spies and international travel
Archaeologist Adam Ford: Dead bodies, spies and international travel. Jul 17, 2015 , 4:45 PM by Rebecca McLaren. Adam ford Most of the time an archaeologist has to begin any conversation by denying any resemblance to Indian Jones… not so for the …
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Google invests in Secret Escapes as online travel firm secures m funding
Google Ventures, the investment arm of the internet search giant, is one of a number of investors to have pumped $ 60m (£38.7m) into online holiday discount firm Secret Escapes. Private equity firm Octopus Investments also participated in the …
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Toronto fall travel promises flair, fun at a discount
27-30, A couple weeks later, international celebrities will congregate at the sophisticated Toronto International Film Festival, the biggest film festival in North America, Sept. 10-20 ( Foodies will …
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Latest Car Rental News

Smart Sensor Monitors Your Car for Damages
At some point or another, most of us have had to rent a car. Whether for a vacation, business trip, move, or some other temporary period, it's essential. Especially given often weak and unreliable public transportation. The only trouble occurs when you …
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Steer clear of upgrade pain
On the back of this five leading EU car rental companies – Avis Budget, Europcar, Sixt, Hertz and Alamo's parent company Enterprise Rent-a-Car, announced earlier this month that they intend to improve their customer service. Reforms they are planning …

Senate committee rejects rental of recalled cars
Boxer's bill — the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act — was adopted unanimously by the committee, rejecting a measure that car-rental industry sources said was backed largely by car dealers, who frequently rent cars to customers whose …
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Car rental market demand from North America to push the market growth at 13.6

Car rental market demand from North America to push the market growth at 13.6
ALBANY, NEW YORK – Transparency Market Research has released a recent report on the global car rental market. The report, titled “Car Rental Market – Global and U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019” forecasts the …
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Filled the Tank on Your Rental Car? You May Want to Hang On to the Receipt.
Renting a car can be stressful and complicated, and avoiding high refueling charges has long been one of its bigger hassles. Now a new refueling option from Hertz gives you one more variable to think about. It might take load off you mind if you are …
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A scooter-rental startup dabbles in cars

A scooter-rental startup dabbles in cars
The riders' helmets sport a lightning bolt while the signage on the vehicles touts a cheap alternative to Uber, Lyft and other car-sharing services as a way to get around town. Those tiny rolling billboards are working. Scooter-rental service Scoot is …
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Car rental startup Zoomcar launches doorstep service, plans grand Mumbai foray
This new convenience-based service is an industry first and promises to revolutionise the way self-drive and a car rental in general is viewed in India. In fact, the Zoomcar App will further revolutionise the mobile booking experience for people in …
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Moody's: Tourists to drive growth in European car rental market by nearly 3
London, 26 June 2015 — Demand from holidaymakers will fuel annual growth of 3%-4% in the leisure segment of the European car rental market over the next two years, although the business segment will lag, says Moody's Investors Service in a report …
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Latest Car Rental News

2015-07-14T00:00:00Z Key date is coming up on rental car safety bill
The safety of rental car customers hangs in the balance this Wednesday, when the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee takes up vehicle safety legislation. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., can play a pivotal role in saving lives and providing peace of mind when his …

Global Car Rental Market 2015-2019
Car rental is a process where cars owned by a firm or an organization are rented by users for short periods of time. Over the past three decades, car rentals have grown into a popular urban transport industry. Technavio's analysts forecast the global …
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National Car Rental Launches New Golf Site for Travelers and Fans
National Car Rental vice president Rob Connors said via a statement, “Golf is the unofficial game of business, and we've heard from our 'road warrior' customers that they often bring their clubs along when they travel. We're excited to partner with …
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7 Tips for Saving on Rental Cars

7 Tips for Saving on Rental Cars
Last July, for example, the average rate for a weekly airport rental of a compact car booked seven days ahead was $ 369.62, or 56 percent more than the $ 236.73 charged in March, according to the Abrams Travel Data Index. Here are some tips to keep costs …
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Planning a holiday in Greece? Here's what you need to know
More than a million British holidaymakers will be heading to Greece this summer, and as the crisis unfolds many will naturally be feeling nervous about how it could affect them. Greek banks are shut and there are restrictions on how much Greeks can …
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