Car Rental News For July 2009

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30/07/2009 – Hertz profits down on lower sales
The global rental car operator reported a drop in profits of 92 percent for the second quarter.

27/07/2009 – Hire car shortage with Canada rail strike
Rental car companies are saying that they expect demand for hire cars to increase.

23/07/2009 – Spain hire car shortage raises rental costs
Holidaymakers will pay a premium for rental cars in popular Spanish destinations this summer.

20/07/2009 – Motorists advised of car hire age restrictions
In Europe, especially, holidaymakers are warned that they may run into restrictions or surcharges.

16/07/2009 – Advice offered on renting cars abroad
Britons are being advised to research their holiday destination before renting a car abroad.

13/07/2009 – European driving holidays cheaper in 2009
Lower fuel prices on the continent make self-drive breaks less costly this year.

09/07/2009 – Hundreds of cruise passengers in virus scare
Police have named a man who died on board the ship of apparently unrelated causes.

06/07/2009 – Recession stalls grand plans for QE2
Plans to refurbish cruise ship the QE2 have been delayed due to lack of funds

02/07/2009 – British tourists sue Aussie car hire firm
Three UK backpackers were seriously injured when their 4WD rolled on Fraser Island

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