Seven Rental Car Fees to Avoid

Rental car fees add up. You could pay double the daily rate unless you just say no at the counter.

Woman sitting in a luxury car at a dealership
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For many travelers, nothing beats a great deal on a rental car. But to avoid the worst rental car fees, you'll need to do a bit of homework and practice saying "no."

Rental car fees explained

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Daniel Bortz
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Daniel Bortz is a freelance writer based in Arlington, Va. His work has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Consumer Reports, Newsweek, and Money magazine, among others.