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Preparing for travel may be stressful, but it doesn’t need to be. You are encouraged to keep these screening tips in mind to help facilitate the screening process on your next trip to the airport.   Advanced Imaging Technology TSA uses this technology to safely screen passengers at the checkpoint. You are encouraged to remove all items from your pockets and avoid wearing clothing with large metal embellishments and large metal jewelry…Read More

Chattanooga is a great place for families to visit! The city offers you the chance to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the mountains and the Tennessee River and also has one of the country’s top aquariums and children’s museums! Downtown Chattanooga is also filled with fun attractions. Here are some of the best family activities in Chattanooga! Tennessee Aquarium The Tennessee Aquarium is filled with marine wildlife such as…Read More

Renting a car is a great way to get around on your vacation or business trip. It saves you the hassle of having to depend on public transportation or spend a lot of money on expensive taxis or car services to and from your destination. Renting a car can be an excellent and affordable option if you make sure to avoid the extra costs and fees. Here are three things you can do to cut down on your rental car expenses. Return it on time Many rental…Read More

Winter weather can make driving conditions hazardous in some parts of the country. It can make driving pretty scary and dangerous, either because of limited visibility or roads that are slippery with ice and snow. Drivers should know the safety rules and be aware of cautious driving tips while navigating this kind of weather. Here are some tips that will help you stay safe while driving in winter. Get your car serviced Don’t head into…Read More

Planning a trip to Ireland this year? You’re in for a treat! The country is known for being one of the most beautiful in the world and for having wonderfully friendly people! You’re sure to make new friends and experience some amazing sights and adventures. Renting a car is one of the best ways to see the country because you can explore both the cities and some of the off-the-beaten-path countryside settings. Here are some safety…Read More

Driving under the influence is definitely something that everyone should try their best to avoid. Not only does it pose a danger to you, it also poses a threat to everyone else on the roads with you. However, if you have gotten a DUI in the past, it is still possible to get back on the roads and carry on with a safe driving record. Many people with DUIs still want to be able to drive in all kinds of different settings and to be able to rent a…Read More

Planning a business trip doesn’t have to be stressful! As long as you do a little advance planning, you can reduce the list of things that could potentially go wrong. Some things you can’t control, like delayed flights, rescheduled meetings, etc. but the things that are under your control can be addressed beforehand to make sure that your trip goes as smoothly as possible. Here are a few tips to help you plan ahead and make your…Read More

Renting a car is a great way to make your trip easier. Whether you’re on vacation with your family or using it for business purposes, it is a quick and easy way to get around and transport all of your belongings without having to deal with the hassles of taxis, buses, etc. However, there are some things to beware of when renting a car. Many times, people forget items in rental cars and either lose them or have to wait for the car company…Read More

Traveling with kids means making a whole slew of decisions about your trip. There are all kinds of little things you have to plan for and arrange. Traveling in any capacity definitely requires a little extra preparation! Having a rental car can make travel with kids much easier, but you also have the added consideration of getting child car seats. Most car rental providers will have child car seats that you can rent along with your car rental….Read More

Travel can be great but also stressful if things go awry with your travel plans. It can be hard to stay on schedule while you’re on the go and people’s plans can get screwed up in any number of ways! We understand that sometimes these unexpected changes in plan can be hard to manage. If you have a rental car and something happens that is preventing you from getting it back at the time it’s due, what do you do? The very first…Read More

Renting a car? The daily rate is only part of the expense. If you have a long trip ahead of you, gas can add up quickly!   On behalf of Car Rental 8, here are some basic tips for saving money on fuel…           • Avoid prepaid gasoline plans or having the rental company fill up for you. It’s always           best to…Read More

When you rent a vehicle, the sales agent will most likely do a walk-around before you drive off with their vehicle. He or she will take note of any existing scratches, dents and dings. But, because you’ll be the one held responsible for anything other than normal wear and tear, it’s important to participate in this walk-around. What if they missed something and you just signed off on a “spotless vehicle?” Here’s…Read More

You’re peacefully driving around town in a rental car when a bad song comes on to the radio. You go to switch the station and BOOM! A few seconds of shock occur and then reality hits: I just crashed a car that isn’t mine. Now what?! First, make sure everyone is okay.  Regardless of whose car you were driving, the first step should always be to make sure everyone is okay and 9-1-1 does not need to be dialed. Make sure the…Read More

A convertible? This time of year? Brrr! But not if you’re visiting one of our warm and sunny states like Florida! This is actually the perfect time of year for riding around town in a convertible. Not too hot, not too cold; the winter months are just perfect here! If you’re a snowbird or headed here on vacation you may be interested in renting a convertible. Did you know that you can find convertible rentals at any of the United…Read More

Football season is back, do you know what that means? Tailgaters are in full attack! You have the grill packed, steaks marinated, lawn chairs ready, and the friends in full game mode. There’s only one thing: how are you going to get there? Surely you can’t roll up to the stadium with five big guys in a Corolla – that would just be silly. You need a fully equipped SUV for your tailgating needs. With the two biggest in the…Read More