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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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car2go to Launch in Brooklyn

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

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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.

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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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