Services: Discounting on Wheels

A traveler arriving by plane at any of six major U.S. cities from St. Louis to Houston need only dial a phone number and within minutes a sweet young thing in a tam-o'-shanter and tartan skirt will pick him up in a station wagon, drive him down the road a stretch, and hand him a key. The key is for one of Thrifty Rent-A-Car System's 1962 or 1963 model autos, and the net rental is about 20% below the rates charged by Hertz, Avis or National, the Big Three of the billion-dollar-a-year U.S....

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