Car Rental News For September 2008

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01/09/2008 – Rental car damage waivers not necessarily superfluous
Many car renters decline the damage waiver offered thinking they have adequate cover without it.

04/09/2008 – Budget Rent A Car opens shop in Vietnam
Budget Rent A Car vehicles – some with drivers - can now be rented at the Ho Chi Minh City Airport and city hotels.

08/09/2008 – Enterprise and Europcar formally expand global alliance
Enterprise Rent-A-Car strengthens its alliance with Europcar, forming the world’s largest rental car network.

11/09/2008 – Sale of Edinburgh or Glasgow airport could boost rivalry
The two cities, rivals for centuries in matters of culture and sport, may extend that competitiveness to the air.

15/09/2008 – UK business group supporting third Heathrow runway
One hundred organizations and businesses are backing a third, environmentally-sound, Heathrow runway.

18/09/2008 – Cell phone text message in US rail crash investigation
The cause of a deadly rail accident in California may involve a text message sent to the engineer just before the crash.

22/09/2008 – Scheme promotes alternative transport around town
A new Weston-super-Mare project offers guidance on getting around without the car.

25/09/2008 – Dollar Thrifty shares drop sharply on warning
Dollar Thrifty stock fell by 30 percent on Tuesday on a company warning about third quarter results.

29/09/2008 – Airlines criticised for not reducing fuel surcharges
Air carriers are being criticised for maintaining the high levels of fuel surcharges introduced earlier this year.

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