Joyride: The Avail Blog

Get the facts about car sharing, get inspired, and get on the road

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Do I Need a Credit Check to Rent a Car?

Requiring a credit check to rent a car is uncommon. Here is Avail's guide to know when you need a credit check to rent a car.

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How to Get Deals on Car Rentals

Getting the best deal on car rental can seem like an endless game. Here are Avail's tips on how to get the best deal on your next car rentals.

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What to Do if You Have an Accident in a Rental Car

Read Avail's step-by-step process of what you should do if you have an accident in a rental car.

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Can I Rent a Car for Someone Else?

Renting a car for someone else is a common request but simply paying for someone’s rental isn’t always straightforward. Learn more about the best options for re

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How to Rent a Car with Airline Miles

It’s easy for even the most savvy traveler to let airline miles go to waste. Here's Avail's guide to how to rent a car using airline miles.

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Everything You Need to Know About Long-Term Car Rental

Here are some answers to questions you may have about how to rent a car long-term.

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How to Rent a Specific Car for Your Vacation

Renting a specific car can be tough. Learn more about how to improve your chances of getting the vehicle you want.

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Do I Need to Rent a Car When Traveling to Austin

While you can get around some major cities without a rental car you’ll definitely want one while in Austin.

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The Ultimate Los Angeles to Las Vegas Road Trip Guide

If you’re making the road trip from the City of Angels to Sin City, here are our top picks of where to go.

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What Documents Do You Need to Rent a Car?

If you’ve ever rented a car, you know that the first experience is pretty overwhelming. Here, we answer the question: “What all do I need to rent a car?”

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13 Car Rental Tips That Save Time & Money 

Renting a car can be overwhelming. Here are Avail car sharing's tips & tricks that can save you time and money.

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Everything You Should Know About Renting a Car for a Road Trip

Taking a road trip in a rental car can be a very stressful experience. Here's everything you need to know to make your trip easier!