Cars / Car Rentals

  • The $14 car rental junk fee that's so easy to avoid

      

    Next time you're renting a car, be sure you're not being charged a refueling junk fee even after you refill the gas tank! Read more: These are the most and least expensive places to...

  • How to avoid an outrageous Uber charge on New Year's Eve

      

    If you plan on going out for New Year's Eve, it's a good idea to plan your transportation and accommodations for the evening in advance. If you plan to be out and doing a little...

  • Do I need car rental insurance?

      

    Most everyone needs to rent a car at some time or another. Renting the car is the easy part; deciding on the age-old question that every rental agent asks—“Do you want car rental...

  • These are the most and least expensive places to rent a car

      

    If you do a lot of traveling, you know that the cost of renting a car can vary drastically – depending heavily on supply and demand for vehicles at that time. And a survey from...

  • Get a better deal on your next car rental

      

    If you're planning to rent a car this summer--there are some things you need to do in order to get the best deal.

  • Clark rented a subcompact car and got this instead...

      

    Clark isn’t the type of guy who would let a little trouble at the car rental counter ruin his vacation – and he was really put to the test over the weekend! Read more: How to save...

  • How to save money on a rental car this summer

      

    Many people only rent cars about twice a year, once during a summer vacation and once during the Christmas holidays. That leaves a lot of unsuspecting motorists open to common rip-off fees that...

  • Car rentals: What you need to know before you drive off the lot

      

    Follow these rules of thumb to get the best deal and to protect yourself from ripoffs next time you rent a car.

  • Car rentals: What you need to know before you drive off the lot

      

    Follow these rules of thumb to get the best deal and to protect yourself from ripoffs next time you rent a car.

  • Leasing used car: Good or bad idea?

      

    There are more cars being leased than ever before—and more of us are now leasing used cars. Is this something to consider?

  • The 30 best cars of 2016

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, a trio of Asian and European names...

  • The top family cars for holiday travel

      

    Cars have come a long way since the Griswolds piled into the Wagon Queen Family Truckster. As proof, Consumer Reports has prepared a list of family-friendly vehicles recommended for holiday...

  • How to avoid paying $51 for a 60-cent toll

      

    Rental car companies who eat you up with fees for using their transponder in states with electronic tolls are facing lawsuits. We all know more and more states have eliminated humans at toll...

  • Defective cars could be available for rent

      

    Cally Houck’s daughters Raechel and Jacqueline died in a crash while driving a rental car in California 10 years ago.  The Chrysler PT Cruiser had a power steering...

  • Cell phone cameras help document rental car damage

      

    You're used to using your smart phone to save you money in your everyday life, right? Well, I have a suggestion about how it can help keep more money in your pocket when it comes to rental car...