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13 times you'll really regret being cheap

Cheapism Logo By Raechel Conover of Cheapism | Slide 2 of 14: These days, when rental cars are harder to find and more expensive, it may be tempting to try to save a few bucks by renting from a company that's a few miles away from the airport. But what about the cost of transportation to get to the car rental company? Especially if you aren’t familiar with the area, it might be a safer bet to spend a little more for convenience. Also, take into consideration your driving needs before selecting a ride: While it sounds great to get a budget car rental, you may wind up scared for your life driving on the freeway surrounded by semis in a toy-size car.Related: 24 Tips and Tricks to Save You Money on Car Rentals

Car Rental

These days, when rental cars are harder to find and more expensive, it may be tempting to try to save a few bucks by renting from a company that's a few miles away from the airport. But what about the cost of transportation to get to the car rental company? Especially if you aren’t familiar with the area, it might be a safer bet to spend a little more for convenience. Also, take into consideration your driving needs before selecting a ride: While it sounds great to get a budget car rental, you may wind up scared for your life driving on the freeway surrounded by semis in a toy-size car.

Related: 24 Tips and Tricks to Save You Money on Car Rentals

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