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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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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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Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

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Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to plan a road trip with your friends or family. However, while snow and ice aren’t a threat, there are still plenty of summer-specific dangers to be aware of before hitting the road. In fact, summer can actually be among the most dangerous of times to drive […]

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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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3 Must-See Quirky Roadside Attractions

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When planning a road trip, it’s okay to be a tourist. In fact, at Empire Rent A Car, we encourage it! When driving around the East Coast, there is no shortage of quirky roadside attractions. And often, that’s what makes the journey fun! Check out these three attractions you’ll have to see to believe!

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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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3 Great Day Trips from New York City

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Day trips are a great way to escape the everyday hustle and bustle, and unwind without having to plan a big vacation. Because of NYC‘s central location, you can visit landmarks, attractions, and outdoor recreation areas that will excite any type of traveler, with just a short drive. At Empire Rent A Car, we love […]

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Spring Break Safety Tips

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Have you started making your Spring Break travel plans yet? The unofficial holiday is just weeks away and accommodations are booking up fast! If you’re like many Americans, Spring Break is the perfect time to reconnect with family after months of busyness with school and work obligations. However, the most important thing to remember when […]

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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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