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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 Keep Kids Happy in the Car

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Are you planning a long road trip with your kids this Spring Break? Unfortunately, any length of road trip can feel like an eternity to children, which adds to your stress and makes the whole trip less enjoyable. At Empire Rent A Car, we know the key to keeping kids happy is keeping them occupied. […]

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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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3 Reasons to Try Traveling Alone

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Traveling is often thought of as a group activity. Traveling with friends and family can be incredibly rewarding so you may think that traveling alone would somehow be a less enriching experience. However, there are countless benefits to taking a major trip by yourself at least once in your life. Consider these three reasons from […]

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Top 3 Vacation Packing Tips

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Planning a vacation can be a daunting task, especially when you have an entire family to think about. A great way to take some of the stress out of the process is by learning to pack efficiently. If you plan for every eventuality and pack your bags accordingly, you can eliminate stress and enjoy your […]

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3 Ways to Get Through the Airport Fast

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Airport travel has always been a bit of a headache for most people. Between the long lines at security and the general feelings of stress among your fellow passengers, most people prefer to get through the airport as quickly as possible. And now, in the midst of a global pandemic, no one wants to linger […]

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3 Key Items to Keep in Your Car in Case of Emergency

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It is quite common to keep an “In Case of Emergency” kit in your car should you get stranded on the side of the road. However, are you remembering to bring similar items with you when you rent a car? While it’s true that rental cars from Empire Rent A Car are reliable and we […]

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