Car Trip Games, and Road Trip Adventures, Traveling with Kids
 101 Car Travel Games & Ideas for Kids
Home | Blog Home |Games for Kids | Games for Toddlers | Games For Babies | Travel Freebies

Rationalizing Renting

The reasons for renting a car after flying halfway across the country are obvious; you need transportation once you’ve reached your destination. But what about renting for a road trip? Renting a car may seem like an unnecessary hassle and expense for taking a road trip, but it can have its perks.

Renting a car can really expand the options for the type of car to be driven on the trip. Minivans and SUVs are a great option for hauling cargo and backseat drivers, while coupes and sedans are more fuel efficient and eco-friendly.

Or maybe your old clunker just isn’t as reliable as it used to be. Renting a newer, more reliable car is a great way to get your family safely over the river and through the woods. You can even rent a newer model of the car you already own. We all know learning those little differences from car to car can be annoying. This way you already know where the windshield wipers are, and you are already a pro at operating the stereo system.  Being comfortable in a familiar vehicle is often just the thing to keep you relaxed on your trip, so check out local car rental places like

Whether you’re taking a weekend trip to a neighboring city with your daughter’s Girl Scout troop or driving six states over to go to the beach for a week, renting a car can be a great option for a road trip.

All material copyright ©
Follow me on Facebook/momsminivan and Twitter @Momsminivan !

Related Posts with Thumbnails

1 comment

1 Debra { 07.31.13 at 8:48 am }

I am all about renting a car for travel. My car would make the trip, but the cost of renting is a lot less expensive than all the extra maintenance it would take to keep my car on the road longer…the oil changes, the new tires, the tune ups…the extra mileage and wear and tear on my own car just isn’t worth it.