Since it’s topical I’ll share a story of a phone call I had with a customer recently about his experience getting a replacement car through Enterprise. The customer had been instructed to pick up a vehicle at the Coney Island Ave Enterprise via his insurance company, who was paying $50 a day. When the customer arrived at Enterprise after setting up an appointment to pick up a car, he was informed that they did not have any $50 a day cars, only SUVs that they could provide him for an extra $20 a day on top of what his insurance company was covering. His body shop told him his car was going to be worked on for at least 2 weeks – so he was milked for an extra $280. Obviously, the customer was unhappy with this bait and switch practice, but he needed a car so he completed the transaction and went about his business. (more…)
Archive for October, 2011
When traveling with your Brooklyn discount car rentals in New York City there are some general parking rules you need to keep in mind in order to have a great trip. One thing you will find with your Brooklyn discount car rentals is that New York City uses some of the most sophisticated parking equipment. Make your life a little easier by planning ahead. Many meters allow you to pre-pay for parking using the NYC Parking Card which you can purchase online. If you don’t happen to have change on you, you will be happy to know that many meters also accept credit cards. (more…)
When it comes to New York Thanksgiving celebrations, you can always count on three things: 1) delicious food, 2) plenty of football coverage, and 3) the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a longtime favourite live and telecast event, featuring everything from an inflatable Snoopy to multi-platinum selling pop music performances. Here at AllCar Discount Car Rentals Brooklyn, we help hook up hundreds of visitors with rental vehicles during this special weekend, enabling them to enjoy the festivities up-close and in person.
But a recent announcement has created quite the ruckus around this NYC tradition. Earlier this year, Macy’s announced that they will be moving the parade route out of Times Square an along Sixth Avenue. The change, which sites planned improvements to the pedestrian plazas in Times Square as the main issue for the move, has set off a clash concerning a number of Times Square business owners. More than 3.5 million people line the streets to watch the parade pass, making the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade the city’s largest annual events and economic drivers. (more…)
Believe it or not, there are plenty of places to take a scenic drive in and around the Big Apple. These beautiful drives provide you with stunning views of the rivers, bays, and skylines that make this one of the most intriguing cities in the world. So grab a friend and gas up one of AllCar Rent-A-Car’s discount car rentals Brooklyn vehicles – it’s time to see the sites. (more…)
New York City can be difficult to navigate, certainly as a discount car rental Brooklyn tourist, but even as a longtime resident. There are just so many streets, attractions, restaurants, and amenities, that sometimes you can’t help but feel overwhelmed and utterly confused. Luckily, help is readily available, especially if you have an Apple iPhone. The following are some useful apps to help you make heads and tails of our confusing city.