Tagged Airport Rentals

October Airport Rates Show Improvement

The October 2015 average rate quote decreased $1.60 from last year, but it’s the smallest decrease in several months, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway’s 50-City rate survey. The rate quotes slightly increased during the last two weeks of October.


Austin Airport Opens New Rental Car Facility

The new five-level, 1.6-million-square-foot consolidated rental car facility contains 11 rental agencies and space for car storage, cleaning, fuel and vehicle pick up and drop off.


Fox Opens 8 New Locations in Italy

Fox Rent-A-Car continues its European expansion with eight locations that are now open for reservations or opening soon in Italy.


Silvercar Wins Leading Car Rental Award

Silvercar received the award for North America’s “Leading Car Rental Company” at the 22nd Annual World Travel Awards.


Miami Ranked Lowest for U.S. Rental Rates

Miami has the least expensive rental car rates in the U.S., according to a Cheap Car Rental survey that looked at 50 U.S. cities over the past 12 months.


September Airport Rates Down in All Regions

The September 2015 average rate quote decreased $5.92 from last year, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway’s 50-City rate survey. All five U.S. regions saw a drop in rates.


Sixt Opens Location to Serve Private Aviation Customers

Sixt announces the opening of a new location to service private aviation customers traveling to XJet at Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colo.


Fox to Open at Austin Airport

On Oct. 1, Fox Rent-A-Car will open a new corporate location in Austin; it’s 20th U.S. car rental facility and first location in Texas.


Port Authority to Charge Fee for Off-Airport Rental Companies

Starting Nov. 1, the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will charge car rental companies located outside of Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas.


Right Cars Expands to Hungary

In October, U.K.-based Right Cars will open two branches in Hungary — downtown Budapest and Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.


Rental Car Facility Approved at Tennessee Airport

The Memphis Airport Authority received backing from the Land Use Control Board to build a 48-acre rental car maintenance facility at Memphis International Airport.


Silvercar Partners With Private Flight Service

Silvercar, the all-Audi A4 rental company, has partnered with Rise, a private fly service. Both members will receive special rates through the partnership.


All in the Family

This longtime neighborhood independent is transitioning to a Sixt franchise — while opening a location serving one of the busiest airports in the country.


August Rates Continue Year-Long Downward Trend

The August 2015 average rate quote decreased $5.29 from last year, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway's 50-City rate survey. The quotes have been down an average of $2.93 in the past year.


Sixt Opens at California’s Santa Rosa Airport

Sixt has a new franchise location at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, Calif.


New Hampshire Airport to Build New Rental Car Center

New Hampshire's Manchester-Boston Regional Airport will start construction on a new $6 million rental car center that is scheduled to open in May 2016.


Green Motion Opens in Toronto

Green Motion has launched its first location in Toronto. The franchise will serve customers at Toronto Pearson International Airport.


Travelauto Adds Click Rent Car Rental

Travelauto.com, a UAE-based car rental and limousine services platform, has added Hungary-based Click Rent rent a car to its car rental platform.


July Airport Rates Fall to Two-Year Low

The July 2015 average rate quote was down $18.44 from last year's abnormally high quotes, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway’s 50-City rate survey. This month's rate survey also looked at the eight major rental brands over the last two years.


Construction Begins on San Antonio Airport’s Rental Center

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week on the $165.6 million, seven-story rental car facility, which is scheduled to open at San Antonio International Airport in 2018.


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