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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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Instaworthy Views: Dallas

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

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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: Miami

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

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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: Denver

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

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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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Taco Tuesday: Baltimore

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

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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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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: Dallas

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

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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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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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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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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: 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 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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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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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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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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The Ultimate Texas Road Trip Guide

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

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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: Phoenix

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

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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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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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Best Passive Income Ideas for 2021

There are lots of ways to make money on the side. Here are Avail Car Sharing's top picks for the best passive income ideas in 2021.

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6 Tips For Driving in Los Angeles

Driving in Los Angeles is different from driving anywhere else in the country. Here are Avail car sharing's tips on how to drive in Los Angeles.

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Do's and Dont's of Car Sharing

Car rental and car sharing is a simple process when using a good service. Learn about what to expect when you rent or borrow a car through a car sharing app.

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Best Deals on Airport Car Rentals

Save money, time, and confusion when renting or borrowing a car at the airport. Check out our guide on how to get the best deal on airport car rentals.

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How to Make Money by Car Sharing

Who doesn’t want to make extra cash on the side? See how you can make passive income during your next trip by renting your car out. Learn more.

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Things to do Chicago

Discover delicious deep-dish pizza, visit some of the city's major attractions, and cruise down Lake Shore Drive.

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Things to Do Philadelphia

Experience American history, indulge on Philly cheese steaks, or take a walk through Fairmount Park. Learn more about our favorite things to do in Philadelphia.

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Meet Rebecca Coseboom

Our people make up the core of who we are. In this highlight, we talk with Rebecca Coseboom, Technical Project Manager at Avail.

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Road Trips from Dallas

Explore Dallas and beyond

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Car Sharing Frequently Asked Questions

Car sharing is a relatively new concept, so you probably have a lot of questions. Check out our FAQs for some answers!

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Best Restaurants and Food In Austin

If you're worried about were to eat, you've come to the right place. Check out our top picks for the best restaurants and food in Austin.

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Road Trips from Houston

Explore Houston and beyond

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Meet Lena Chang

At Avail, our people make up the core of who we are. In this highlight, we talk to Lena Chang, User Experience Designer at Avail. Learn more.

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Road Trips from Austin

Explore Austin and beyond

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Things to do Atlanta

Flying into Atlanta International Airport? Learn more about our favorite things to do in Atlanta.

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Meet Steven Berczynski

At Avail, our people make up the core of who we are. In this highlight, meet Steven Berczynski, Field Operations Manager Phoenix.

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What To Do With An Extra Car

Having an extra car is nice, but it can be an expensive proposition. Learn how you can use your extra car for car sharing to help reduce costs. Read more.

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Things to Do Austin

Experience the Barton Creek Greenbelt, savor Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ, or take a stroll through the SoCo Shopping District. Learn more about our favorite things to do in Austin.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Phoenix

Hungry? We got you covered. Here's a list of our top picks for some of the best restaurants and food in Phoenix. Start exploring the city today.

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Road Trips from Phoenix

Explore Phoenix and beyond

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Road Trips from Baltimore

Road Trips from Baltimore

Explore Baltimore and beyond

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Road Trips from Chicago

Explore Chicago and beyond

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Alternatives to Renting a Car

Looking for alternatives to renting a car? Learn more about Avail, a peer-to-peer car sharing company where you can borrow a car for less than rental companies.

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Peer-to-Peer vs. Fleet-based Car Sharing

There are two different types of car sharing services: fleet-based and peer-to-peer car sharing. Learn the difference with our quick and easy guide.

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Road Trips from Miami

Explore Miami and beyond

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Things to Do Baltimore

Fall for Fell's Point, adventure at Patapsco Valley State Park, or discover the secrets of the Edgar Allan Poe house. Learn more about our favorite things to do in Baltimore.

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Car of the Future: The Future Car Safety Technology

What was once stuff of science fiction can now help to save your life. Here's how technology is revolutionizing your commute and helping to protect your loved ones.

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Things to Do Nashville

Experience the Bluebird Cafe, rest your hat in Wedgewood-Houston, or indulge on hot chicken. Learn more about our favorite things to do in Nashville.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Chicago

Here's your list of the best restaurants and food in Chicago. Explore the best food and experiences the city has to offer with our guide. Read more.

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What You Need to Rent or Borrow a Car

Be prepared the next time you rent or borrow a car with this comprehensive checklist from planning your trip to returning your car.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Salt Lake CIty

Here's your list of the best restaurants and food in Salt Lake City. Explore the best food and experiences the city has to offer with our guide. Read more.

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Holiday Favorites with Avail

From ice skating to DIY holiday decor to movie marathons, read more about our favorite holiday activities to get into the festive spirit.

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5 Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving travel doesn't have to be all gloom, here are our 5 Thanksgiving travel tips so you can make the most out of your holiday travel. Read more.

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Philadelphia's Best Public & Airport Transportation

If you're taking a trip to Philadelphia, read more about the best public transportation options.

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Things to Do Salt Lake City

Explore Utah's National Parks, indulge in local food, and open your mind at innovative museums.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Atlanta

If you're worried about where to eat, look no further. Our city guide covers the best restaurants and food in Atlanta. Check out our top picks today.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Dallas

Hungry? Looking where you can eat in Dallas right now? Check out our list of some of the best restaurants and food in Dallas. Read more.

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Dallas's Best Public & Airport Transportation

Are you flying to Dallas? See how you can easily get around the city with some of our favorite picks for public transportation in Dallas. Learn more.

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Los Angeles's Best Public & Airport Transportation

Getting around Los Angeles can be a drag. Learn more about the best public transportation in L.A.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Los Angeles

If you're hungry for what's new, check out our list of the best restaurants and food to eat in Los Angeles.

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Things to Do Denver

Explore the Rocky Mountains and Denver's best neighborhoods, and take pictures, hike, or jam to a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Baltimore

Too many enticing places to eat in Charm City? We'll help you out. Check out our list of some of the best restaurants and food in Baltimore. Read more.

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How To Find a 4WD Rental Car

4WD rentals are some of our most popular requests on the lot. Read more and find out how to find a 4WD rental!

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Salt Lake City's Best Public & Airport Transportation

Flying into Salt Lake City? Travel stress-free with our guide on the best public transportation options Salt Lake City has to offer. Learn more.

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Spring Training in Phoenix

We’ve got everything you need to explore spring training in and around Phoenix. Here’s what to do to make your spring training experience a grand slam!

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Things to do Los Angeles

Eat your way through the Arts District or take in the panoramas at Griffith Park & Observatory. Learn more about our favorite things to do in Los Angeles.

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Best Restaurants and Food In Houston

According to local experts, we've compiled a list of some of the best restaurants and food in Houston. Check out our full list here. Read more.

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Baltimore's Best Public & Airport Transportation

If you're heading to Baltimore, we have you covered. Read more about the best public transportation options in Baltimore.

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5 Benefits of Car Sharing vs. Car Rental

The flexibility of car sharing is just one of the many reasons for the popularity of car sharing vs. car rental. Check out our top 5 benefits of car sharing.

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