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Car rental prices spike for Masters Week

...Augusta during Masters Week, and area car rental companies have their prices set accordingly...Augusta.For many of the national car rental chains ? among them, Hertz, Enterprise...the airport. Those in the local car rental industry attribute the higher prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-01/car-rental-
Winter storm postpones Pistons-Hawks, affects other schedules in Deep South

...airport.Ohio State spokesman Jerry Emig said Herman was on a recruiting trip near Atlanta. Emig said Herman called the car rental company and was instructed to park the car, turn the keys in at the airport and let the company know the location of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-29/winter-storm-postpon
Columbia County working to bring three businesses into conformity

...because the bakery isn't included in a list of approved uses for the Evans site; neither is a tattoo parlor nor a car rental agency that have been operating there for years.According to Columbia County planning documents, Smallcakes, Old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-04/columbia-co
Cobb County to pay $300 million for Braves stadium

...million would be generated annually through a new levy on area businesses, as well as $400,000 in a new 3 percent car rental tax in unincorporated parts of the county and $2.7 million from a new $3 per-room, per-night charge for surrounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-14/cobb-county-pay-300-mill
Small staff sizes present difficulties for business license checks

...the cracks. Once we find out, we go back and enforce it."The name of another Co lumbia County business, Budget Car Rental, surfaced in late November for not having paid its occupational tax since opening in the Liberty Square shopping center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-07/small-staff
Google Now a companion to Siri

...plane landed in Orlando, Fla., on a trip this year, Google Now offered "cards" with details on my hotel and my car rental, based on confirmation e-mails sent to my Gmail account. Clicking the hotel card got me turn-by-turn directions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-05-04/google-now-companion-siri
Take advantage of senior discounts

...for you to enjoy, from free samples to discounts on car rentals.For many of these incentives, you don't have to be...to show your AARP card.TRAVEL AND HOTELS: For many car rental companies, you have to be a member of AARP to take advantage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-07-25/take-advanta
Your Money: Don't get steered into paying extra for a rental car

...take the time to inspect the car and ask questions. Car rentals can make a trip easier, but make sure you know your...only apply the mileage to certain states.Many times, car rental companies will ask whether you want to prepay for gas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-07-06/your-money-d
Commission fails to approve convention center operating plan

...Finance Director Tim Schroer said the city has about $920,000 designated from the $1-a-night hotel bed tax and car rental excise taxes to use for the center's operating expenses in 2013. An additional $460,000 is set aside from the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-10-22/commission-fails-approve
Business news

...to $1.52 billion in cash and stock Thursday, one week before a scheduled vote by shareholders on a bid from rival car rental company Hertz.The latest offer from Avis values Dollar Thrifty at $53 per share, compared with a $50 per-share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-09-23/business-ne
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