Summer Fun on a Budget: Use Opaque Websites

No time to read a long-winded BLOnG? Welcome to the Three-Second-Stop mini-Blog.

Today’s Three Seconds: Get the Best Car Rental Rates, Part 2

3 Second StopPlanning on hitting the open road this summer? Well, if you’re one of the many looking to book a car rental for that awesome trip you’ve been waiting to take, then you might want to check our three part mini blog on how to drive away without incurring such an insane rate.

Today’s Trip Tip:
2. Check an opaque website. Discounted websites like Priceline and Hotwire are often packed with deals. “Opaque” websites offer unsold resources, such as car rentals, at a reduced price, but hide the particular dealer until after the purchase has been made. For example, doing a simulated search at JFK Airport, produced the rate of $263 on Hotwire, compared to $411 for Hertz.

Tomorrow’s Trip Tip: Off-Airport Rentals

Did you miss: Get the Best Car Rental Rates, Part 1?

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