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Visit These Top 5 Spooky Attractions in New York

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Halloween is around the corner, which means it’s time for all things spooky. To celebrate, Empire Rent A Car highlights the top five spooky attractions in New York. If you’re planning a trip, make sure to check out these creepy places. While you can visit them any time of year, an October visit evokes just […]

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Best Fall Break Destinations in New York

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While it may seem hard to believe, Fall Break is right around the corner and now is the time to start planning your trips! Many families like to take advantage of time off from school to spend time together and relax before the holiday months sneak up on them. This year, if your fall break […]

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3 Tips to Stay Calm on the Road

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Does driving in a new place give you anxiety? Many Americans find themselves nervous behind the wheel when traveling, especially if they are driving a rental car that they are unfamiliar with. At Empire Rent A Car, we understand that travelers might not be totally comfortable behind that wheel, and that is why we’ve put […]

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The Value of a Sedan Rental

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When researching rental car options, it can be hard to know which choice is right for your family. You need to find something that is spacious enough for all to ride comfortably, while still having enough room for all your luggage. Plus, it’s always a good idea to try to simplify your road trip and […]

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3 Common Road Trip Mistakes to Avoid

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At Empire Rent A Car, we love a good road trip and we often blog about how to have a successful one. We’ve talked about everything from kid-friendly road trips to solo road trips. But today, instead of telling you what to do, we’re going to be discussing what not to do. Avoid these three […]

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Book Your 4th of July Rental Today!

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Are you planning a trip for July 4th weekend? As the peak weekend of summer, it’s traditionally one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. That’s why, if you need a rental car for your 4th of July trip, you should reserve it several weeks ahead so your desired location doesn’t run out of […]

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How to Match Your Rental Car with Your Trip

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Choosing the right rental car for your next trip is almost as important as choosing your destination. Arriving in a busy city like New York and finding that the vehicle you’ve chosen is too big to fit into most of the parking spaces or on some of the roads could be disastrous. That’s why it’s […]

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How to Stay Awake on a Long Road Trip

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We’ve all been there. It’s late, you’re tired, you zone out, and then suddenly you’re at your destination without remembering much of the drive. You may laugh about it, but driving while tired is extremely dangerous. It only takes a second of dozing off or poor concentration to cause a fatal accident. That’s why our […]

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3 Things You Don’t Need to Pack for a Road Trip

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When preparing for a road trip, packing is one of the biggest and most headache-inducing tasks. Whether you’re traveling solo or you’re a mom packing for multiple kids, overpacking is a waste of space and effort. To simplify your travel this year, our team at Empire Rent A Car has put together a list of […]

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3 Reasons to Rent a Car for Holiday Travel

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Are you headed out of town over the holidays? When you start to pack your family, luggage, and holiday gifts into your car, things can get cramped pretty fast. If you’re planning on traveling for more than a couple of hours, it won’t take long to start wishing you had more space. Our team at […]

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