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Road Trip: Advantages Of A Holiday Trip By Car
The holidays are approaching and you need to visit family and friends! What’s the best way to get there? Fly or drive? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons.
By: Rent-A-Wreck of America
While flying will save you time and an opportunity to earn airline miles, a general rule of thumb is if you are traveling 600 miles or less, it is probably better to drive. Despite the drop in fuel costs, airline ticket prices are still high. There are fewer flights, longer layovers, fuller flights, security lines, and baggage surcharges. Add to this cost is the transportation to and from the airport and parking!
What families value most is convenience and control. Going by car offers a number of advantages over flying. You can leave on your schedule. Pack as much as you want. Today’
“Most important, I think Americans enjoy the time together,” says Bill Cash, President of Rent-A-Wreck. “It’
This year, consider renting a car for your trip. The advantages far outweigh using your own vehicle. You will probably need a bigger vehicle to carry your family and all the luggage and presents. Eliminate wear & tear of your own vehicle. You may get better gas mileage than your own car or truck. If an unforeseen incident occurs, most car rental companies offer roadside assistance.
If you look for savings, look at the offers from car rental companies. Today, Rent-A-Wreck franchise owners like the one in your town, rent new and used cars, vans and trucks. Used vehicles are typically two to four years old. Rent-A-
Happy driving and happy holidays!
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