Articles tagged “rental cars”

Credit Cards May Pay When a Traveler Crashes Their Rental Car

Credit Cards May Pay When a Traveler Crashes Their Rental Car

Gregory Karp, Associated Press

But beware the fine print, as ever. For example, collecting reimbursement from a card company can take a while, so you may have to front money for expenses.

1 month ago

Travelport Signs Deal to Get Hertz’s Prepaid Car-Rental Rates for the First Time

Travelport Signs Deal to Get Hertz’s Prepaid Car-Rental Rates for the First Time

Sean O'Neill, Skift

As its pace of revenue growth slows, travel-tech player Travelport needs to diversify beyond distributing airline tickets. Rental cars are one bright spot. It is gaining traction thanks to a new deal with Hertz.

1 month ago

Hertz to Get Third CEO in 2 Years as John Tague Exits Struggling Company

Hertz to Get Third CEO in 2 Years as John Tague Exits Struggling Company

Jamie Butters and David Welch, Bloomberg

The new CEO at Hertz will have a tough job when she starts in January. Travelers accustomed to on-demand options are losing patience with the complicated process of renting a car even as ride-sharing services continue to prove an attractive alternative.

1 year ago

Avis Budget Is Disappointed With Its U.S. Business Traveler Car Rentals

Avis Budget Is Disappointed With Its U.S. Business Traveler Car Rentals

Dan Peltier, Skift

Business travelers want convenience above all else and that's something rental car companies aren't the best at delivering, especially on their outdated websites that don't offer user-friendly experiences.

2 years ago

Hertz Has Another Lousy Quarter as Net Income Tumbles

Hertz Has Another Lousy Quarter as Net Income Tumbles

Mark Clothier, Bloomberg

A quarter like this makes you realize why they were reporting so poorly in the quarters before.

2 years ago

Zipcar Imitators in India Rent Cars at Less Than $1 Per Hour

Zipcar Imitators in India Rent Cars at Less Than $1 Per Hour

Siddharth Philip, Bloomberg

Sequoia Capital and other foreign investors are looking to the ride-sharing market in India as a huge market and a promising opportunity.

3 years ago