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The Hidden Costs of Rental Cars

You're renting a vehicle, not buying it, but many consumers have likely looked at their bill and wondered if that's really the case.

Forget the Zipcar Deal: Rent a Car Cheaper with Peer-to-Peer

Avis Budget's purchase of Zipcar embeds the car rental company in the heart of the fast-growing car-sharing business. But the more interesting and price-friendly trend in car rental is being powered by companies that don't own any vehicles at all.

Avis Buying Zipcar in Deal Worth Nearly $500 Million

Avis is buying Zipcar for $491.2 million, expanding its offerings from traditional car rentals to car sharing services. Zipcar, which was founded in 2000, has more than 760,000 members. It went public in 2011.

Be Rental Car Smart: Saving Tips for When You Fly and Drive

When you fly anywhere for the holidays, you're probably vigilant about getting the best deal you can on airfare. But don't stop being money-smart when you get off the plane: There are plenty of ways to waste money and time by not taking enough care on your rental car choices.

How AutoSlash Games the Rental Car System for You

Here's the loophole behind AutoSlash's clever new approach to getting you the best deal on a rental car: Rental companies don't penalize you for canceling. That means AutoSlash can book you the best price it can find today -- and then keep looking for a better one.

Finding deals in SUV rentals

vibeWhen I went to book a rental car for a family vacation up to the Adirondacks yesterday, I was surprised to find SUVs renting for less than small...