The ONE rental car mistake I often make

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Since I’ve been introduced to Autoslash (SEE: Using Autoslash to save a ton on your next rental car), I’ve gotten car rentals down to an algorithm:

  1. Request quotes through Autoslash
  2. Book the best rate for an intermediate car or larger (SEE: Why you’re foolish to rent a “standard” car)
  3. Use the Autoslash results to see if I should shop for other deals (such as prepaying a Hertz rental if I’m sure of my dates)
  4. If Autoslash sends me an update, check it out (or simply let them re-book me)

Easy peasy. Lately, I’ve gotten some really good deals, including a $100 rental for 5 days in Alberta for our recent trip to Banff (SEE: We’re going to Banff!!). I consider $20 per day pretty much a steal in most markets.

It was a major Autoslash win. Recently, using…

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