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Easy ways to save money when you rent a car

Renting a car is so great when you’re on vacation. You obviously can’t just pack up your car when you fly somewhere else, so a rental car sure comes in handy. You could Uber everywhere, but it would be so much easier to be your own driver. This can get expensive, of course, so let’s go over some tips for saving money when you rent a car. 

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3 ways you can save on a rental car 

Avoid the airport 

Many airports around the country incorporate rental car shops right on the grounds. This gives travelers an extra convenient way to pick up their car when they land at their destination. That added convenience comes at a cost. Airport-based agencies often charge upwards of 30% more for the same services and vehicles as other dealers. Find yourself to a different rental car store and you will save some cash, we promise. 

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Pick out something economical man handing car keys to couple

It may be tempting to rent a fancy, high-performing sports car. It’s good to splurge everyone once in a while, but if you want to save money, you should go with something that’s compact, good on gas, and not necessarily packed with tons of features. You’re looking to save money, aren’t you? 

Use coupons 

As obvious as this sounds, it’s something that a lot of people forget about. You can and should Google rental car coupons and you will find plenty of options. Even if you don’t, your rental agent will help you out if you just ask about what discounts they are offering. 

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