What´s the kind of insurance you need for you rental car?

All rental cars have to have three basic types of cover to be on the road: damage cover, theft cover and third-party cover. (The only places where this isn’t true are Chile and Mexico, where damage and theft cover aren’t required.) If you’re living in Europe, all three will be included in the price when…

Hidden risks in rental cars

During the holiday season, many travelers rely on rental cars to reach their destinations. Many of today’s cars are designed to make hands-free calls, stream music, and even access the internet — but one has to connect to an infotainment system first. But in order to do this, the infotainment system may store personal information kept…

Avis Bets On Empowering The Customer

Avis Budget Group has recently partnered with Ford’s Transportation Mobility Cloud to enable data to flow from vehicles, through Ford’s data systems, and onto Avis’s computers. The result, the car rental company hopes, is an experience that puts more control in the customer’s hands, while at the same time reducing costs and vehicle turnaround times….

Uber shut down its rental car program for Uber riders

Uber has hit the brakes on a rental-car program for riders. Back in April, Uber announced Uber Rent, a program to let Uber riders rent a car from within the Uber app. The program was a partnership between Uber and Getaround, a startup that lets users find and instantly book vehicles from private car owners….

Millennials: Sixt Is Our Favorite Car Rental Brand

Sixt Rent-a-Car, the global mobility provider with more than 2,200 locations in over 100 countries, is renowned around the world for offering customers “drive first class, pay economy”, a unique blend of premium vehicles, white glove customer service, and competitive pricing. Operating in the United States since 2011, the company recently revealed it has already grown to the…

Economic Impact of World’s Largest Car Rental Provider Exceeds $78 Million Annually in Michigan

Enterprise Holdings Inc., the world’s largest car rental company, generates more than $78 million every year in Michigan – the birthplace of the renowned U.S. automotive industry and largest producer of cars and trucks in the country. Founded in 1957, Enterprise Holdings has a longstanding relationship with automakers based on a shared commitment to providing the best transportation options for…

Sharing Economy Here to Stay; the Future of Car Rental and the World

The car rental industry is now the target of disruption. The traditional car rental industry, much like the airline industry, is long due for a complete overhaul. Zipcar, being one of the first to pioneer innovation in mobility, pushed forth the idea of applying the spirit of sharing economy into its business – building a…

Avis Named Official Car Rental Partner of Norwegian Air

Norwegian Reward, the loyalty program of Norwegian, is adding a new car rental partner, Avis Car Rental. The new partnership will allow reward members to earn points towards cheaper and free Norwegian flights when booking car rental at destinations around the world online. Norwegian Reward makes it easier for its members to earn cheaper or free…