Hotwire Reports Palm Springs Car Rental and Airfare Down Over 2011

Hotwire.com, a leading discount travel site, released the October 2012 Hotwire Travel Savings Indicator, which features the top five cities in North America where hotel, air and car rental rates have dropped the most as compared to the same time last year on Oct. 25.

The top five car rental price reductions for October include Cincinnati, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Kansas City and Palm Springs. Palm Springs also saw a 17% drop in airfare price.

Cincinnati is the only market to return to the list from last month with a 29% drop in rental rates to $29 per day.

RankCar Rental
Market
Price DropsAvg. Hotwire
Car Rental Price
1 Cincinnati, OH -29% $29
2 Detroit, MI -26% $21
3 Ft. Lauderdale, FL -18% $17
4 Kansas City, MO -18% $23
5 Palm Springs, CA -18% $23

Hotwire's car rental prices are average prices based on bookings across all car and seat classes — actual prices may be higher or lower than the examples provided.

You can see Hotwire's September Travel Savings Indicator report here.

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