You Can Still Save on Spring Break

Depending on where you live, the annual ritual is approaching fast, but with some strategy, there are still deals to be had.

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Travel Trends for Spring 2022

With Omicron cases ebbing, the industry is looking for a significant rebound in spring and summer. Here’s what to expect, in the air, at the rental car counter and beyond.

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Hertz Places Order for 100,000 Tesla Vehicles

The order, which is expected to be delivered by the end of next year, is a sign of the growing momentum in the shift toward electric cars.

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How Car Rentals Explain the 2021 Economy

Prices have fallen recently but not to previous levels. The industry reflects the American economy’s long, strange trip.

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How to Deal With the Rental Car Crunch

The pandemic has wreaked havoc in the rental car industry, leading to a shortage of cars and sticker shock for travelers. Here are some tips for finding an affordable one.

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Herbert Alford Sues Hertz Over Lost Receipt That Was His Murder Alibi

He spent four years imprisoned on a murder conviction before the car rental company finally located a receipt showing he was nowhere near the scene of the 2011 killing in Michigan.

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Conflict Over a Rental Car Leads to Elusive A.T.M. Skimming Suspect

He had more than 20 aliases and usually wore a mask. In the end, it was losing his temper with workers at the airport that led to his arrest, prosecutors said.

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$279 a Day: Good Luck Finding a Cheap Rental Car in N.Y.C.

New Yorkers, eager to leave the city by car, are confronting soaring rental car prices and dwindling fleets.

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The Market Partied Like It Was 1932

A remarkable snapback rally, after a deep coronavirus-induced plunge, took stocks into rare and, in some ways, troubling territory.

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Market Madness in the Pandemic

Why are investors rushing to buy junk?

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Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company, which had amassed a large debt, has been devastated by the sharp drop in travel during the pandemic.

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