Why Choose a One-Way Car Rental?
When you need to rent a car, you will be able to select a return to the point of origin contract or a one-way rental, dropping the vehicle off at a different location than where it was picked up. While at first glance it may seem odd to enter into this type of arrangement, there are certain situations when this is a good idea.
When You Need to Move
If you have to move to a new city, you may want to consider renting a vehicle and drop it off at the new location, especially if the plan is to drive, but you need to arrive before the rest of your family. One-way renting provides you with needed transportation and when the family vehicle arrives you can take the hired vehicle to the drop off site.
When Business Has You on the Move
If your work requires landing in one city, and then driving to multiple destinations for business, before departing from a different city, then a one-way rental is perfect. You can pick the vehicle when you arrive and leave it at the airport rental site when you leave. No muss, no fuss.
When Taking a Family Cruise
Driving the family car to an embarkation port for a cruise can rack up huge expenses for parking, plus there is a tremendous risk of damage, even if you are only going for three days. Instead, rent a car and drive it instead. Turn it in and enjoy the cruise. When you return, rent another and drive it home, repeating the process. In addition to being less expensive than flying, it also saves the costs of wear-and-tear on your car.
When Your Son or Daughter Goes off to College
When the time comes for your offspring to spread their wings and head off to college, take a bonding road trip with them to where they will matriculate. Pack up the vehicle and head out for a great time together. Once you they move in, turn in the vehicle, and fly home. The time spent together is beyond value, but the savings are quite tangible.
Take a Mixed Media Vacation with a One-Way Car Rental
Even if you fly to a destination for a family vacation, you will still need to rent a car; but instead of the mixed bag of expenses, why not rent a car on the front end, drive to your vacation hot spot and then fly home when it is time. The drive gives you and your family the chance to see things that others miss – the world’s largest ball of twine, the Spam Museum, the Big Blue Bug, or the Cabazon dinosaurs – as well as the opportunity to take a relaxing drive and enjoy each others company.
Renting a car is a great way to get around when you do not want to use your own vehicle, for whatever reason. A one-way rental provides the same amenities as a point of origin return, without the same worries or problems that can drive you crazy.