If you recently used car-rental booking site AutoSlash, you’ve probably noticed a big change.
They used to send you a grid that showed you the cheapest rates, like this:
Now they just give you a Priceline link, like this:
I was initially aghast at what seemed to be a majorly negative change. Continue reading →
Like many travelers, I’m a big fan of car rental booking site AutoSlash.
9/10 times AutoSlash will find the cheapest rental option, and 3/10 times it is substantially cheaper than comparable sources (estimate, not scientific numbers).
But AutoSlash failed me recently. Continue reading →
This week I reserved a car for an upcoming trip through AutoSlash, my favorite site for finding cheap car rentals.
AutoSlash is great because it finds you the cheapest rental options, then keeps looking for a cheaper price up until your reservation date.
Since Payless was the substantially cheaper option from AutoSlash this time, I chose to reserve with them.
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With the ridesharing revolution of the past few years, many of the travelers who would once have rented a car for trips are now skipping the cost and hassle by simply using Uber or Lyft to get around. This means rental companies have to compete even harder to earn your business and keep up sales–which is good news for deal-seeking folks like myself.
It still takes a few steps to make sure you’re getting the best deal: Continue reading →