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Check Out These Money-Saving Rental Car Tips

1189995100_c09609e7a5Renting a car during the holiday season may come with more fees than you bargained for. Municipal fees, airport surcharges and other unexpected costs could ultimately jack up the price from what seemed like a good deal.

For starters, plan ahead and know what extras you want and don’t want (you might hear pitches for emergency roadside assistance or supplemental liability insurance), so you’re not feeling pressured to make decisions at the rental car counter.

Here are some other tips for keeping costs under control:

 

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