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Great Gifts For Frequent Car Rental Travelers

Road Warrior GiftsFor those people who spend long hours on the road, and who have collected more than a few bumper stickers from their car rental journeys, it's always nice to send them off with a great gift.

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Five Reasons to Take a Road Trip This March Break

Road Tripping!There are many reasons to take a road trip this year. With independent car rental locations across North America and the globe, you really have no excuse! Your vehicle is ready, now it's up to you to simply choose your destination and get on the road.

 

Not convinced yet? Here are the top five reasons to take a road trip:

 

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Family Road Trips in North America

Road TripsThere are millions of miles of roads across North America just waiting for you to discover in your independent car rental. From Florida, to California, Cape Cod, and along the St. Lawrence River, North America is filled with family friendly destinations.

 

Here are a few of the best family road trip destinations for your car rental adventure:

 

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Car Rentals and Black Friday Shopping Advice

Black FridayDo you love the thrill of bargain hunting? Does a big discount get your heart pounding and your adrenaline pumping? Then today is your day! The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is the biggest shopping day of the year. The unofficial start date of the holiday shopping season, Black Friday sales can be staggering.

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Save Yourself Thanksgiving Travel Torture with a Car Rental

Thanksgiving Car RentalYour bags are packed, your stomach is empty, and you’re ready to hit the road – Thanksgiving, here we come! Despite a turbulent economy, Americans are bound and determine to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, regardless of the travel costs.

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Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Car RentalAre you ready to brave the roads this Thanksgiving? The Wednesday leading into Thanksgiving weekend is when the bulk of Thanksgiving travel occurs, as hundreds of thousands of Americas pile into their car rentals and head across the country in search of family, friends, and roast turkey.

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How to Find Parking Spots Online

ParkingAre you tired of circling, fingers crossed, looking for a parking spot? You’re not alone. Car rental drivers far and wide waste hours every year looking for an open space. But that’s all about to change thanks to a handful of useful online parking tools. More and more resources are popping up on the Web to help travelers located both long and short term parking options.

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Affordable and Enjoyable Family Roadtrips

It's Imagefall and the kids are back at school - phew - that's a relief!  But, as we all know, time flies and before you know it, it is going to be spring and the kids are going to be let out for around 10 (long and strenuous!) days.  It's a tough time of year for parents because it's not like in summer when there are a multitude of camps from which to choose.  Also, the weather is still somewhat cold so the option of throwing them in the backyard for hours on end is also out.  So, the question

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Riding the Subway in Tokyo: Some Helpful Tips

Before Imagesettling down and completing my studies at University, I spent a lot of time in Japan. I think in the span of 2 years I traveled back and forth about 4 times. It's a pretty painless flight from Vancouver to Tokyo since is only 9 hours in the air without any stops. The first 2 times I was there for 4-6 weeks and the 3rd and 4th times I averaged about 4 months on Japanese soil.

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Camping with Children: The Best Activity on Earth

Taking Imageyour children camping is one of the best activities on earth.  My husband swears by this philososphy: If our daughters are showing any signs of emotional upset the solution is - take them camping!  He is adament that this iis the cure-all for any type of problem.  His mantra - 'Take 'em to the great outdoors, get down and dirty and forget about your troubles.'  (I am hoping that this plan of his will still work when they are teenagers and struggling with regular tee

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