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Used Car Prices And Rental Car Rates Continue To Rise To Absolutely Bonkers Levels

23 hours ago   |   By Jalopnik

We mentioned over the weekend that used car prices appear to still be climbing , and now we have some hard data on just how ridiculous the rise actually is. The Consumer Price Index released by the U.S. Labor Department Thursday shows used car prices rose another 7.5 percent last month, after rising 10 percent in April...
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Hawaii is asking tourists to stop renting U-Haul moving vans amid the massive rental car shortage

Hawaii is asking tourists to stop renting U-Haul moving vans amid the massive rental car shortage

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

A U-Haul in Des Moines, Iowa in 2006.
Charlie Neibergall/AP
The Hawaii Tourism Authority says it "doesn't condone visitors renting moving for leisure purposes."
A rental car shortage has been afflicting US tourist hotspots like Hawaii, pushing visitors to rent U-Hauls instead.
The tourism agency now recommends reserving a rental car before booking the rest of the trip.
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Rental cars have become increasingly expensive and difficult to book in hot tourist destinations like Hawaii. As a result, tourists have turned to booking U-Haul vehicles instead...
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