Tagged Airport Rentals

Silvercar Drops January Daily Rates to $59

During the month of January, Silvercar, the app-based car rental operation, is offering customers a daily rate of $59 to rent one of its silver Audi A4 vehicles.

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December Airport Rates Continue Downward Trend

Although airport rates continued to decline in December, Hertz Global Holdings’ recent announcement to increase U.S. retail prices for all Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty car rentals after Jan. 1 appears to have boosted rates this past week.

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Car Rental Facility Part of L.A. Airport Renovation

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners has approved moving forward with a $4 billion plan to transform Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) ground transportation and arrival and departure experience, including a consolidated Rent-A-Car Center.

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Car2go Adds 2 Locations in Vancouver

Originally launched in Vancouver in 2011, car2go’s car-sharing service will continue to expand within the city by adding new locations in Richard, British Columbia, and at Vancouver International Airport.

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Amarillo Airport Completes Consolidated Rental Car Facility

The Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport has completed a $4 million renovation to consolidate its four rental car companies. The project finished four months ahead of schedule.

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November Airport Rental Rates Accelerate Downward Trend

In November’s 50-city survey, rate quotes for the top 50 airports were down $3.55, the largest one-month drop since the 50-city survey started in May 2013. The Northeast had the highest average quote at $48.45.

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FlightCar Expands Car Sharing to Three New Airports

FlightCar has expanded its peer-to-peer car-sharing operations to include Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Dallas Love Field (DAL), and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

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Alternative-Fuel Station to Open at Chicago Airport

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has contracted Clean Energy Fuels to build a travel center offering compressed natural gas, biodiesel, and charging stations for battery-electric vehicles near O’Hare International Airport.

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October Airport Rental Rates Continue Downward Trend

In October’s 50-city survey, rate quotes for the top 50 airports were down 2.2% from a year ago, the fourth consecutive month with a drop from last year. Fort Myers’ Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) had the highest average quote in October at $68.93.

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Renters Use Crowdfunding to Finance Rental Cars

Donald Inc. features a new crowdfunding platform where people can pledge money for a car they want to rent in the future.

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Where is Car Rental Growing?

A recent report predicts that global car rental revenues will double by 2020 — but from where?

The Promise of Telematics for Small Fleets

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How Phil LeBeau Got it Wrong

The CNBC airline and auto reporter made some questionable assumptions as to the health of the car rental industry.

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