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Five Tips for Saving Money on a Car Rental

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Five Tips for Saving Money on a Car Rental
Mark Kahler, licensed to About.com

Some of the best rental rates originate in special offers pages. Here are some "deal" pages worth checking:

Alamo
Look for the red "hot deals" tab at the top of the home page. There is a variety of discounts linked here.

Auto Europe
Here you'll find rental deals and other incentives that could cut your travel costs.

Avis
Click the "deals" tab on the Avis header. Avis offers deals within the U.S. and at other locations around the world.

Budget
Links to rental deals for five to seven consecutive days in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe and Japan.

Dollar
Those seeking a deal in the U.S. can enter a destination zip code and get discounts by location.

Expedia
Click on the "Deals & Offers" tab at the top, then click on the Cars tab under Last Minute Deals.

Hertz
This page includes deal tabs for Featured Offers, Partner Offers, Destination Deals, AAA/CAA Offers and Global Destinations.

Orbitz
Click on the cars tab. Orbitz usually features one company's latest special offer. You can subscribe to this on an RSS feed.

Sixt
There are some attractive weekly rates in Europe, quoted in Euros.

Travelocity
Click the Cars/Rail tab at the very top of the page. On a recent search, there were eight different companies linked from this page.

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