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Save A Few Bucks On Your Summer Car Rental

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If you're trying  to save some cash on a car rental? "Angie's List" has these pieces of advice to make things easier and less confusing. 

Shop online and book early for the best rates. Look for locations "outside" of airports, they're usually cheaper and most are not all that far from the airport. Pick a smaller car, almost always less expensive than larger models.

Check with your insurer to see if the rental's covered before buying additional insurance. Make sure all fees and taxes are included in the daily rate so there's no surprise.  Check the mileage plan, and find out if any mechanical issues are covered.

Finally, ask how the company will get a replacement car to you if  yours breaks down.

 

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