Flat Airport Rental Rates Continue in September

In September’s 50-city survey, rate quotes for the top 50 airports were down 0.6% from a year ago, the second consecutive month with a drop from last year. Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport had the highest average quote at $76.64.


Hertz to Pay Frissora $10.5M in Separation Agreement

As part of a separation agreement, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will pay former CEO Mark Frissora about $10.5 million in cash, which includes his annual bonus for 2013.


Renters Find 4-Foot Python in Rental Car

After renting a car from Boston’s Logan International Airport, the renters discover a 4-foot python snake in the trunk once arriving at a hotel in Kennebunk, Maine.


Survey: More Americans Prefer Shorter Road Trips

When it comes to vacations, 66% of Americans prefer shorter weekend road trips while 31% of travelers would rather go on a week-long vacation, according to the 2014 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Leisure Travel Survey.


Avis Loyalty Program Wins Travel Award

Unlimited Budget, Avis Budget Group's loyalty program for business travelers, has been named a 2014 Gold Magellan Award Winner by Travel Weekly.


Tennessee Airport to Increase Rental Car Space

Tennessee’s Chattanooga Airport will undergo a $1.5 million upgrade, which will increase the number of rental vehicle spots from 94 to 178. The renovation is set to be complete by March 2015.


Pink Roadster Promotes Rental Reimbursement

Using a hot-pink roadster named “Rosie,” Enterprise Rent-A-Car in California has launched a new marketing initiative focused on rental reimbursement, an auto insurance option that covers the cost of a rental car.


car2go to Launch in Brooklyn

car2go, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corp., is bringing its car-sharing service to Brooklyn.


Police Find 139 Pounds of Marijuana in Rental Car

Police found 139 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a rental vehicle returned near the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport.


NextGear Capital Appoints New Division VP

NextGear Capital, a vehicle financing company, has announced the appointment of Todd Gunderson to the role of division vice president for the U.S. Eastern region.


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