Americans spend $24 billion on rental cars every year, and about $7 billion of that is spent on airport car rentals during vacation travel. It’s no wonder competition for rental cars can get stiff surrounding busy holidays. To minimize the amount of your hard-earned money that goes into the rental car industry’s coffers, it’s important to be strategic about your car reservations. Start looking for the right car as early as you can—especially if you travel in a large group.
It pays to shop around before you book a rental car, because prices can vary dramatically between the many rental companies out there. But regardless of which company you end up renting from, AutoSlash is a good resource.