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Pro Tips for Finding the Cheapest Flights

Flying can easily be the most expensive part of any trip. Here's our pro tips for finding the cheapest flights.

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How Early Should I Get to the Airport for My Flight

How early you should get to the airport before your flight? It depends. Find out the best time to get to the airport for domestic and international travel.

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10 Road Trip Ideas You Should Add to Your Summer Plans

A road trip is a great way to see a new part of the country. Here are Avail’s best road trip ideas for a fun summer getaway.

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7 Favorite Places to Travel with Kids

Family vacation time is right around the corner, so it’s time to make your plans. Discover the best places to travel with kids!

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Last-Minute Travel Ideas That Are Surprisingly Fun

Last-minute travel is always a great way to mix it up. Here are Avail’s favorite last-minute travel ideas for adventurers!

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How to Avoid Airport Car Rental Fees

Is it more expensive to rent a car at the airport? Click here to learn how to avoid airport car rental fees.

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How to Pass Time While Waiting at the Airport

Waiting at the airport can be a boring part of travel but there are ways to pass the time. Here's Avail’s best ideas for passing time at the airport.

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The State of Travel in 2022 - A Survey of American Generations

Read about America's travel plans, concerns, and more. Here are Avail's insights around the state of travel in 2022.

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How to Rent a Car in Nashville if You're Under 21

Nashville is a great place to rent a car but the process is more tricky for young drivers. Here's our guide to renting a car in Nashville if you’re under 21!

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Can I Rent a Car in Chicago if I'm Under 21?

Chicago is a great place to rent a car but the process is more tricky for young drivers. Here is Avail’s guide to renting a car in Chicago if you’re under 21!

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Top 8 Ideas for a Safe Spring Break Vacation

Looking for a way to enjoy Spring Break safely? Here is Avail’s guide to having a fun, safe Spring Break!

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10 Best Road Trip Entertainment Ideas

Wondering what to do on a long car ride without losing your mind? Follow these tips for long car ride ideas!

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The Best Alternatives to Uber and Lyft

There are a number of reasons you may need an alternative to ridesharing. Check out Avail’s alternatives to Uber and Lyft.

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How to Rent a Car in Denver if You're Under 21

Denver is a great place to rent a car but the process is more tricky for young drivers. Click here to view Avail’s guide to renting a car in Denver if you’re un

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Can I Rent a Car in Miami if I'm Under 21?

Miami is a great place to rent a car but the process is more tricky for young drivers. Here is Avail’s guide to renting a car in Miami if you’re under 21.

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What to Do if You Lose The Keys to a Rental Car

Knowing what to do if you lose your rental car keys can make or break your vacation. Here's Avail's guide to help get you through.

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How to Pack the Most Fun Into Your Working Vacation

A working vacation doesn’t have to be boring. Click here to learn Avail’s tips for packing the most fun into your working vacation!

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How to Clean Your Rental Car Before Returning It

You don’t need to detail your car but returning it clean is a great way to save time and money. Use these tips from Avail to return your rental car clean!

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Road Trips from Orlando

Venture beyond the city limits and amusement parks to check out more of what the Sunshine State has to offer. Here are Avail's suggested road trips from Orlando

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What to Do if You Lose Your Driver's License While Traveling

Losing your ID can really throw a wrench in travel plans. Save your vacation with these tips from Avail!

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The Best Credit Cards for Business Travel in 2022

A business travel card is a great way to make business expenses work for you. Here's Avail’s list of the best credit cards for business travelers.

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Alternatives to Buying a Car in Los Angeles

As the price of new and used cars skyrocket, some people are considering alternative options.Here are Avail’s best alternatives to buying a car in LA!

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‍Why You Shouldn't Prepay for Your Rental Car 

Getting the cheapest price on a rental car these days can be tough. Here’s why you shouldn’t always prepay for your rental car.

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How Military and Veterans Can Save on Car Rental

Veterans and members of the military are privy to all sorts of travel perks. Click here to learn the best ways to save from Avail!

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Best Places for a Romantic Getaway in the US

No matter how long you’ve been with your partner a romantic getaway is a great idea. Here are Avail’s best ideas for romantic getaways!

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How to Get the Most Out of a Weekend Car Rental in LA

A weekend trip to LA may seem short but there’s plenty of fun you can pack into a short time. Here are Avail’s top picks for short trips to LA!

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How to Upgrade Your Rental Car Reservation

Read more top tips from Avail on how to upgrade your rental car reservation.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Rental Rewards

Here are Avail's suggestions on what to look for in order to find the best car rental rewards program.

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How to Get Through the Airport Faster

Traveling can be stressful, especially around the holidays. Here is Avail's checklist on how to get through the airport faster.

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Best Gifts for Car Lovers 2021

From gadgets to tools, here are Avail’s best gifts for car guys, car enthusiasts, and everyone in between.

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How to Save Time and Money on Holiday Travel

Holiday travel can be notoriously stressful. Follow these expert tips to save time and money on holiday travel!

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Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Holiday travel can be a daunting experience whether you’re alone or with family. Follow these holiday travel safety tips to ensure your trip is stress free!

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Best Travel Snacks for Children

Keeping enough snacks on hand for your kids is a key part of a successful trip. Click here to learn Avail’s best recommendations for travel snacks!

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Essential Road Trip Packing List

Road trips are a great way to spend a vacation. Check out Avail’s essential road trip packing list to get the most out of your road trip!

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The 15 Most Useful Travel Accessories

Here are Avail's recs for the best travel accessories to bring with you on your next big adventure.

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How to Plan an Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Road trips can be very hard on the environment. Here is Avail's guide to learning how to plan an eco-friendly road trip.

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5 Things New Parents Need to Know When Renting a Car

Being a new parent has it’s fair share of challenges so we’re here to prevent car rental from being one of them!

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How to Protect Your Rental Car from Theft

Car theft is the last thing you want to deal with when renting a vehicle. Here's Avail's guide to protecting your rental and items from theft.

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What Happens if You Return a Rental Car Late?

Sometimes time isn’t on your side and you aren’t able to return your rental car on time. Here's what to expect if you return your vehicle late.

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How to Extend a Car Rental Reservation

Holding onto a rental car for a couple of extra days could result in enormous fees. Here's what you need to do to learn how to extend your car rental.

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Everything You Should Know About Renting a Car for a Business Trip

Renting a car for business is always a bit confusing. Here's Avail's guide to what you need to know.

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Best Cars to Rent for a Trip to Los Angeles

Car rental is a must for anyone visiting southern California. Here’s what you need to know about renting a car in Los Angeles.

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How to Avoid Overpaying for Car Rental In Phoenix

With all that Phoenix has to offer it's no wonder rental cars can be expensive. Here's Avail's guide to avoid overpaying for a rental car.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Sharing Your Car

Sharing your car can be a lucrative way to make money. Here are some mistakes you shouldn’t make when sharing your car.

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How Far in Advance Should I Book My Car Rental?

Booking your car rental early can make a huge difference in the price you pay. Here's how early you should book a rental car.

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Do I Need a Credit Check to Rent a Car?

Requiring a credit check to rent a car is uncommon. Here is Avail's guide to know when you need a credit check to rent a car.

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How to Get Deals on Car Rentals

Getting the best deal on car rental can seem like an endless game. Here are Avail's tips on how to get the best deal on your next car rentals.

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What to Do if You Have an Accident in a Rental Car

Read Avail's step-by-step process of what you should do if you have an accident in a rental car.

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Can I Rent a Car for Someone Else?

Renting a car for someone else is a common request but simply paying for someone’s rental isn’t always straightforward. Learn more about the best options for re

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How to Rent a Car with Airline Miles

It’s easy for even the most savvy traveler to let airline miles go to waste. Here's Avail's guide to how to rent a car using airline miles.

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Everything You Need to Know About Long-Term Car Rental

Here are some answers to questions you may have about how to rent a car long-term.

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How to Rent a Specific Car for Your Vacation

Renting a specific car can be tough. Learn more about how to improve your chances of getting the vehicle you want.

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Do I Need to Rent a Car When Traveling to Austin

While you can get around some major cities without a rental car you’ll definitely want one while in Austin.

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The Ultimate Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip Guide

If you’re making the road trip from the City of Angels to Sin City, here are our top picks of where to go.

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What Documents Do You Need to Rent a Car?

If you’ve ever rented a car, you know that the first experience is pretty overwhelming. Here, we answer the question: “What all do I need to rent a car?”

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13 Car Rental Tips That Save Time & Money 

Renting a car can be overwhelming. Here are Avail car sharing's tips & tricks that can save you time and money.

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Everything You Should Know About Renting a Car for a Road Trip

Taking a road trip in a rental car can be a very stressful experience. Here's everything you need to know to make your trip easier!

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Taco Tuesday: Baltimore

Hungry? Here are Avail car sharing's top picks for the best tacos in Baltimore.

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Instaworthy Views: Dallas

Here are Avail Car Sharing's picks for Instaworthy views in Dallas, TX.

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7 Ways You Can Avoid Losing Your Rental Car Deposit 

Your rental car deposit can disappear quickly with hidden fees, mileage and toll charges. Read more about how to avoid losing your rental deposit.

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Instaworthy Views: Miami

Here are Avail Car Sharing's picks for Instaworthy views in Miami, FL.

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Taco Tuesday: Denver

Hungry? Here are Avail car sharing's top picks for the best tacos in Denver.

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Instaworthy Views: Denver

Here are Avail Car Sharing's picks for Instaworthy views in Denver, CO.

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Instaworthy Views: Baltimore

Here are Avail Car Sharing's picks for Instaworthy views in Baltimore, MD.

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Taco Tuesday: Dallas

Hungry? Here are Avail car sharing's top picks for the best tacos in Dallas.

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Taco Tuesday: Miami

Hungry? Here are Avail car sharing's top picks for the best tacos in Miami.

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What to Do With Your Car While You're On Vacation

Storing your car while you’re on vacation can be costly and time consuming. Here are some of the best options for storing your car.

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Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Tax Tips

Here are Avail's top tax tips and tricks for car sharing.

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How to Make Money While You Travel

Learning how to make money while traveling can help you stay on the road longer. Read more about how to make money while you travel.

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7 Creative Ways to Finance Your Dream Car

There are all sorts of creative ways to get the wheels you’ve always wanted.

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What Should I Know Before Renting A Car?

Renting a car can be daunting. Here’s our list of what you should know before renting a car.

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Code Mode: Go Your Own Way With Technical Project Manager Cindy Emch

In this Code Mode post, Cindy Emch shares how a career in music helps her stay on top of technical projects at Avail.

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Get Active: Denver

Here are some of Avail Car Sharing's top picks on where to get active in Denver.

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How to Avoid Additional Driver Fees in LA

Here are a few ways to waive the additional driver fee when renting a car in Los Angeles.

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Get Active: Baltimore

Getting smarter and stronger? Where else can you do that? Here are Avail car sharing's top spots for getting active in Baltimore.

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Get Active: Dallas

Here are some of Avail Car Sharing's best spots to get active in Dallas, Texas.

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Get Active: Miami

Wake up, grab a shot of cuban espresso, and fine-tune your beach body at these Miami hotspots.

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Instaworthy Views: Phoenix

Whatever your perfect photo is, get inspired by these Instaworthy views in Phoenix.

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Instaworthy Views: Austin

Here are Avail Car Sharing's picks for Instaworthy views in Austin, TX.

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Instaworthy Views: Los Angeles

There’s no place that screams “Instaworthy” like Los Angeles, California. Here are the best spots to soak up the sun and make it look like you made it. 

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Get Active: Los Angeles

Here are Avail Car Sharing's top spots to find Angelinos out getting their steps in and working up an appetite for an acai bowl or savory breakfast burrito.

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Get Active: Austin

Here are Avail car sharing's top picks on where to get active in Austin. 

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How Car Sharing Can Pave The Road to Entrepreneurship

Find out how to make passive income using peer to peer car sharing.

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How To Pay for Your Summer Vacation

With a little foresight and planning, you can fund your summer vacation without penny pinching. Here's how.

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How to Maximize ROI from your Vehicle

Is a car a good investment? Here are ways to maximize ROI on your vehicle and take full advantage of being a car owner.

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How to Avoid Car Rental Cancellation Fees

Travel plans can change quickly and cancelling your arrangements may quickly add up with fees. Click here to learn how to avoid rental car cancellation fees.

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The Ultimate Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip Guide

Thinking about the Ultimate Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip? Make sure you stop at these spots.

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Best Car Games for Kids

Here are a few of Avail's favorite car games for kids.

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How To Pay Off Your Car Loan Faster with These Creative Ideas

Follow these tips to learn how to pay off your car loan faster and free up your monthly cash flow.

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The Ultimate Texas Road Trip Guide

Here’s our recommendations for the best stops along your Texas road trip.

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Long Term Car Rental Tips & Tricks

Here’s Avail's guide to how to get the best deal on a long term car rental.

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How To Keep Customers at the Forefront of Product Development

The Avail Research Team discusses how to keep customers at the forefront of product development.

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Credit Cards with the Best Rental Car Benefits

Many credit cards come with different forms of rental coverage. Click here to learn which have the best!

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How to Pay for Tolls in a Rental Car

Learn how to pay for tolls using a rental car and enjoy a stress-free trip!

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Can I Rent a Car in LA if I’m Under 21?

Click here to find out what you can expect when renting a car in LA.

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Route 66 California Driver’s Guide

Here are Avail's top picks on what to see to get your kicks along California's Route 66.

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Everything You Should Know About Renting a Car with a Debit Card

Read more to learn what you’ll need to rent with a debit card.

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Taco Tuesday: Los Angeles

Hungry? Here are Avail's top picks for the best tacos in Los Angeles.

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Taco Tuesday: Phoenix

Hungry? Here are Avail's top picks for the best tacos in Los Angeles.

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Best Public Transportation In Charlotte, NC

Here is a lay of the land when it comes to the best public transportation in Charlotte, NC.

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