Tagged Airport Rentals

Lyft Officially Licensed to Pick Up LAX Passengers

As of Dec. 23, Lyft can start picking up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), making it the first transportation network company (TNC) to be licensed for this service at the airport.


Hertz Opens New Branch at Dubai Airport

Hertz UAE has opened a new branch at Dubai International Airport’s terminal 2. This is Hertz's 21st location in the United Arab Emirates.


Irish Independent Charts Transition to Franchisee

How do you manage in an uncertain economy to position yourself for success as a new franchisee of a worldwide brand?


Airport Rental Car Tax to Close Newark's Budget Gaps

New Jersey legislators have approved a bill that will allow Newark Liberty International Airport's car rental tax to be used toward the city’s budget deficit.


Mex Rent-A-Car Launches at U.S./Mexico’s Cross Border Xpress

Mex Rent-A-Car is now operating at the Cross Border Xpress terminal’s rental car counter. Cross Border Xpress is an enclosed pedestrian bridge for Tijuana International Airport passengers crossing the U.S./Mexico border.


Green Motion Opens Franchise in Cancun

U.K.-based car rental company Green Motion has opened a franchise in Cancun, Mexico.


New Artwork Display at San Diego’s Rental Car Center

Set to open in January, the airport’s new rental car facility now features kinetic sculptural forms.


Silvercar to Launch at Las Vegas Airport

Beginning Jan. 4, Silvercar’s fleet of silver Audi A4s will be available for rental at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. This is Silvercar's 12th location.


November Airport Rates Up After 18-Month Decline

The November 2015 average airport rate quote was up $1.31 from a year ago, according to The Tennant Group and Rate-Highway’s 50-City rate survey. This is only the fourth year-over-year increase since the 50-city survey started in June 2014.


Temporary Car Rental Facility Opens at Honolulu Airport

The interim car rental facility will allow the on-airport car rental companies to operate from one place while the permanent consolidated rental car facility continues to be built. It is expected to open in late 2020.


Quad-City Airport Approves Rental Car Fee Increase

The rental car fee collected by Illinois’ Quad-City International Airport will be increased to $3.85 per day, starting Jan. 1.


DriveNow Offers Carsharing at London Airport

DriveNow, a carsharing service operated by BMW Group and Sixt SE, is now available for travelers at London City Airport.


Fast Rent A Car Opens at Abu Dhabi Airport

Fast Rent A Car, a UAE-based car rental company, is now operating at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. This is its fourth store to open in the Emirates this year.


Green Motion Adds Location in Finland

U.K.-based car rental company Green Motion has expanded in Finland by opening a location at Rovaniemi Airport.


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.


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