As rates rise, pare cost of car rental
Prius reservation from San Francisco International. There are less expensive ways and locations to rent one too. Fasten your seat belt. Car rental rates have hit overdrive. Even an econo-box can command $35 or more a day in the U.S., plus taxes and fees. But your wallet needn't be flattened by rising prices. Few travel costs are more flexible than rentals, and careful choices about where and how you book can put you in the driver's seat. More on that shortly.