July/August 2008

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When Donating Make Sense

By Daryl Lubinsky

Donating your out-of-service vehicles to charity helps your business get a better tax deduction, reduce liability and receive positive public relations.

Car Rental Credit Card Coverage

By Chris Brown

Knowing the limitations on credit card car rental coverage will help you increase collision damage waiver sales.

Understanding Third Party Accountability

By Michael La Placa

Who’s responsible for an accident or injury when a third party pays for a rental with a credit card? Three cases with different results are examined.

2008 Travel Tax Study

By Staff

The National Business Travel Association presents “Lodging, Rental Car and Meal Taxes on Travelers in the Top 50 U.S. Cities.” Where does your city rank?

Rent to Own: A New Way to Reach the Subprime Market

By Andy Batchelor

Auto By Rent, a Springfield, Mo.–based RTO operation, says its licensees can maintain a 20 percent net profit before taxes when the business is in full swing and can expect a reasonable minimum net profit of $200,000 a year.

TSD: looking back, moving forward

By Staff

For 25 years, TSD has remained committed to bringing innovation, technology and quality to the rental and loaner industry, and holds a prominent place in the car rental industry worldwide.

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Auto Rental Summit: Five Trend Lines

Taking in the seminars, discussions, and networking at the 2016 Auto Rental Summit, trend lines emerged around shifts in model mix, data protection issues, increasing labor costs, workforce engagement, and new platforms to rent cars.

Why Do We Visit Capitol Hill?

Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Not caving to a customer with a blatant agenda may have consequences, especially for a small rental company that relies on stellar Yelp ratings to advertise. But business integrity must prevail.

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