Rental Tips

Headed for the States and thinking of renting a car? May is one of the best months for deals, report the experts at, a discount travel site. That's when the big agencies expand their fleets for summer and have cars to spare. If you're traveling later, you can still save money with these tips:

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1. Check the Neighborhood
Airport rentals can be pricier, so opt for a neighborhood location. Avis and Hertz have added more off-airport sites in the past year.

2. Smaller Can Be Cheaper
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