rental cars

Senior-Only Discounts and Deals

With age comes some privileges, and chief among them may be getting discounts just for being older. And just how old is "older?" AARP, the country's...

Avis Raises Its Bid for Dollar: Do 'Jumpers' Have an M&A Edge?

Avis Budget has increased its offer for Dollar Thrifty, firing the latest salvo in its bidding war for Dollar with archrival Hertz. It's a familiar pattern in the world of mergers and acquisitions, and the data shows that interlopers like Avis often a better chance of taking home the prize.

Avis Will Fight Hertz for Dollar Thrifty

After rental car giant Hertz announced plans to buy Dollar Thrifty, Avis Budget announced its plan to crash the merger. Avis aims to buy Dollar, and it's bringing a higher acquisition offer (and some hired guns) to the table.

Renting a car in 2008

If you're planning to rent a car anytime soon -- particularly an economy model, consider meditating -- or whatever else settles you down -- before...