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CarRentals.com is the premier car rental booking company on the web, offering advanced technologies to both consumers and select vendor partners.

We connect directly to our suppliers' inventories without any middlemen. We strive to make our prices more competitive, bookings more accurate, and our site easy to use. We also have the ability to offer our customers one-way car rentals, off-airport, and on-airport Locations.

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CarRentals.com In The News

  • 05-05-2010 - The New York Times: Apps That Remove Bumps in the Road

    If you need a car only, Hertz, Avis and Budget have their own apps, but if you don't have a favorite vendor, the CarRentals.com app consolidates a search of most major companies. It will show you results by nearest location, cost, type of car or by vendor.

  • 05-03-2010 - Fox News: iPad Travelers Ask "Where Are Our Apps?"

    Almost all the car rental apps I tried were excellent, too, even though they were apps for iPhone, not iPad. The Hertz, Budget and CarRentals.com iPhone apps were are all easy to search with and user-friendly, displaying photos of cars and prices in both euros and dollars.

  • 07-22-2008 - USA TODAY: Escapes Under $500: A complete family vacation in Lake Tahoe

    Most likely, you'll choose to rent a car to get to and from the airport and to explore the area. When I checked, the cost of a three-day economy car rental at the Reno airport, found on CarRentals.com, came to $130.47 (including taxes and fees), or $65.24 per person if you travel with a companion.

  • 07-21-2008 - CNNMoney.com: comScore Media Metrix Ranks Top 50 U.S. Web Properties for June 2008

    comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at the top online properties for June 2008 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service...The online car rental category was the top-gaining in June, growing 4 percent to 6.5 million visitors. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company led the category with 3.4 million visitors, followed by Avis Budget Group with 2.6 million visitors. Significant gainers in the category included Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. (up 39 percent to 1.1 million visitors), CarRentals.com (up 42 percent to 892,000 visitors), and Advantage.com (up 39 percent to 214,000 visitors).

  • 07-21-2008 - The ClickZ Network: Travel Ad Report: Which Brands Rule When It's Time to Relax?

    Other endemic travel advertisers like car rental firms were barely represented in either top advertiser list. Only CarRentals.com -- the clear leader in the durOther endemic travel advertisers like car rental firms were barely represented in either top advertiser list. Only CarRentals.com -- the clear leader in the duration before July 4 with over 85 percent share of voice -- made that period's list; none were in the Memorial Day top 10 list.ation before July 4 with over 85 percent share of voice -- made that period's list; none were in the Memorial Day top 10 list.

  • 07-20-2008 - Baltimoresun.com: Car rental firms get creative

    Use the Internet to shop around for the rental company offering the best rate. Newer car rental aggregation sites, such as RentalCarMomma.com and CarRentals.com, offer coupons and help you compare prices.

  • 08-04-2005 - Travel Weekly: CarRentals.com creates res site for Web-enabled mobile devices

    CarRentals.com, an online car rental firm, launched a Web site specifically to aid customers looking to reserve rental cars by using such mobile devices as cell phones, smartphones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) that have Internet browsers.

  • 08-03-2005 - TechWeb: CarRentals.com Launches Mobile Service

    CarRentals.com on Wednesday launched a mobile service that enables travelers to use their browser-equipped cellular phones or handheld computers to compare prices from multiple vendors and make reservations. Travelers accessing the New York-based company's web site with a cellular phone or handheld device will automatically be sent to a new site designed for the smaller screen size. From that location, they can check prices and a reserve a vehicle from any one of a variety of car rental companies, which include Avis, Budget and Enterprise.

  • 07-31-2005 - Washington Post: New Car Rental Options

    Last week CarRentals.com, a search engine for booking car rentals, added new technology that recognizes a smart phone or a personal digital assistant and automatically redirects users to a page that has been simplified and made to fit a small screen. Although smart phones and PDAs provide wireless access to the Internet, they usually cannot access content on travel sites, said CarRentals.com spokesman David Morton, because the information doesn't fit on a small screen and complicated graphics stupefy the devices.