- A “perfect storm” has created a car-rental shortage across the US, an expert said.
- Prices have risen to $700 per day in some markets, becoming more expensive than airfare and hotels.
- If you want to avoid these high prices, plan ahead.
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A rental-car shortage is pummeling the US and may only get worse as travel increases.
Vaccinations and easing travel restrictions have been pushing more people to travel again. Airline and hotel costs are still lower than they were before the pandemic, Nerdwallet recently reported. But if you’re planning a last-minute vacation