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Soldier Stumbles Into Car Rental Quagmire
Dear ABC News Fixer: Last November, my team and I were on an official assignment to the 101st Air Assault Division at Fort Campbell, Ky. We got off our flight at Nashville International Airport and I went to pick up a rental car from Payless Car Rental. I asked about insurance, and that’s when I
No Headlights, Big Problem: Rental Truck Nightmare
Dear ABC News Fixer: We needed to empty out a storage unit in Wisconsin near the Illinois border, about 550 miles from where we live. To haul the contents back to Minnesota, we reserved a 26-foot truck from Budget Truck Rental. We made the reservation with a credit card. Two days before pickup, we
Bank of America's $4B Blunder Comes at Worst Time
Morning Money Memo: There are mistakes and then there are mistakes! A jaw-dropping $4 billion accounting error at Bank of America pulled its stock value down 6 percent in a single day and forced the financial firm to suspend plans to raise its dividend and...
Tips to Save on Summer Car Rentals
secret summer savings. If you're planning to hit the road to do some summer traveling, listen up. "Gma's" becky worley has tips to help you save big on the rental car. Reporter: You book your vacation. And then, as an afterthought, oh, right. I've got to rent a car. First, you should definitely be
5 Tips to Save Big on Car Rentals
ABC News’ Becky Worley reports: This morning on “Good Morning America” you saw my suggestions for saving big on car rentals. Here are a few more tips. 1. Check blind booking sites like Hotwire and Priceline. They may not tell you who you’re renting from...
See This, Skip That: Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon's largest city, is easily one of the most attractive travel destinations in the Northwest. Here, environmental consciousness reigns supreme, with a healthy bike culture, booming libations scene and varied arts movement drawing steady crowds. And here's more. Sip on Beer at the
Better than Buying: Barter Economy Matures from Niche to Trend
Once derided as an eccentricity of the environmental movement, the recent economic crisis has helped transform the sharing economy from a niche trend to a full-scale phenomenon. In the coming years, sharing cars, bikes and even clothing may become as viable as buying. From the perspective of the
Music Icon Patti Page Dies; Avis Buys Zipcar
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Markets Surge After Fiscal Cliff Deal
Your 401(k) plan may be looking better this morning after a solid gain last year. Expect a big stock market bounce after the House passed the Senate’s fiscal cliff agreement. Futures shot up after the drama finally ended late Tuesday. Economists had warned hundreds of...