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With the price of air travel soaring, many people are opting for close-to-home getaways instead. And with the great driving deals we've rounded up, you'll be able to pack up the car and go. Daily rentals start at just $26 and weekly from $210. Plus, stretch your dollar — and miles — a bit further with a fly-and-drive package to Boston, and more, for less than $200.
Save up to $30 off weekly rentals with Hertz
Whether you're driving cross-city or cross-country, you can save up to $30 off weekly car rentals with Hertz and Travelocity. This deal is valid on all vehicle types through December 15, with no blackout dates. Highlights include $210 a week in Chicago; and $297 a week in New York.
Budget weekend rentals with up to $20 off
If you plan a weekend road trip before December 15, you can save up to $20 off weekend car rentals with Budget. When booked through Travelocity, two-day and longer rentals start at just $29 a day in L.A.; $26 a day in Orlando, and more, with rates available for Thursday through Monday rentals only.
Last-minute fly-and-drive weekends from under $200
Jet off to popular U.S. cities like Washington D.C. and Las Vegas, with car and flight packages from Travelocity. With car rentals typically as high as $300 a weekend alone, this air-inclusive deal leaves you plenty of cash for a tank of gas.
For the Hertz weekly rental, an advance reservation is required and taxes and fees are additional. For the weekend rentals from Budget, a Saturday night rental and advance reservations are required and taxes and fees are additional. Deal not valid on all makes and models, and not in all cities. For the fly-and-drive weekends, taxes and fees are additional.
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