Category: Rental Cars

Booking consolidator hotel rates and airfares

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A consolidator rate or fare is a deeply discounted rate offered through a third-party travel provider, like Hotwire or Priceline.  Airfares, hotel rooms and rental cars are time-sensitive products.  If an airline doesn’t sell a seat before a flight departs, it loses the opportunity to generate any revenue from that seat, ever. (more…)

Beware of rental car taxes and fees

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Have you ever rented a car, only to find out at the end of the booking process that the price you saw early on has jumped?  Unfortunately, this is the reality travelers face when renting vehicles, especially from airport rental locations.  Governments and airports have their hands firmly in the pocket of rental customers, a trend which has been driving car rental prices up in recent years. (more…)