With oil now trading at more than $100 a barrel, fuel prices have shot up and appear headed to levels we haven’t seen since 2008. If you recall, that was the year when American consumers had a wake up call, realizing that groceries and other essentials were rising sharply as well.
If you’re planning to rent a car, you may be taken back by the prices quoted — they’re all over the place! But, just as hotel stays, airline flights and cruise packages are often discounted so can that car rental you want for a weekend, week or longer.
You can count on a few things happening each year as winter begins to turn into spring. The weather will get warmer, the sound of bat meeting ball will begin to ring out from parks around the country, the smell of fresh cut grass will once again grace your nostrils and people will begin planning spring and summer vacations.
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