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Avoid the Wait by Using CLEAR, TSA PreCheck and Global Entry

If you consider time to be one of the greatest assets when traveling, you probably cringe at the thought of an extra-long wait at any point during a trip. For over a decade, several complementary programs have aimed to optimize your travel experience and expedite the time it takes to get through security, allowing members to get to their gates...

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Introducing Hertz Fast Lane Powered by CLEAR

We know that as a frequent traveler, the most important item you can’t pack in your carry-on is time. That’s why we are excited to announce a new level of speed and convenience for Gold Plus Rewards® members: Hertz Fast Lane powered by CLEAR®. Ready to experience the exit gate without the wait? Here’s everything you need to know about...

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Smart Roads and Cities: How Technology Helps Your Commute

In a modern world, you're constantly connected to your phone, computer, tablet, and car, so why not your roads? As smart technology continues to transform many aspects of daily life, roadways are finally starting to catch up. No longer simple stretches of pavement; highway and road systems — at least in many places — are gradually becoming more intuitive to...

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Best Day Trips from Boston

With attractions like Fenway Park, Faneuil Hall, and the Freedom Trail, it's not surprising that travelers from around the world come to Boston, Massachusetts. While this exciting metropolis offers plenty of things to do, it also makes a great launching pad for fun-filled day trips. If you have an adventurous spirit, all sorts of possibilities await — from a journey...

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The Pros and Cons of a Do-It-Yourself Oil Change

Between chauffeuring children, running errands, and commuting to work, you depend on your vehicle. To keep your car running smoothly, regular maintenance is mandatory, and it starts with basics like regularly changing the oil. Although many drivers wouldn't dream of tackling this job on their own, others take on the challenge with gusto. But do the perks of a do-it-yourself...

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How Electric Cars Are Getting Rid of the Brake Pedal

Electric cars are already a game-changer for the automotive industry. They're increasingly perceived as affordable, practical, quiet, and good for the environment. Adapting to a world where electric cars are more prevalent means adjusting to a few changes. For example, instead of pulling over at a gas station to fill up, drivers plug in to recharge. One of the biggest...

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Heads Up: New Technology in Displays Makes Driving Safer

Heads Up: New Technology in Displays Makes Driving Safer

Despite popular belief, it is possible to make your car safer and cooler at the same time. Head-up displays, which have been used in jet fighter planes since World War II, can help eliminate distractions and allow you to keep your eyes on the road. Today, safety on the road is more important than ever. As mobile devices have become...

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Stacks of Tupperware filled with home-cooked meals, made while meal prepping for the work week.

5 Easy Ways to Meal Prep for Your Work Week

When you're busy juggling work and family schedules, figuring out what to eat often gets pushed to the back burner. Grabbing something on the go or hitting the drive-thru on the way home from work isn't ideal for your wallet or your waistline, and meal prepping puts an end to the constant cycle of meal indecision. Although it does take...

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White clouds are scattered throughout a bright blue afternoon sky over an interstate and desert landscape, with a highway sign that reads, 'Arizona: The Grand Canyon State Welcomes You.

Race Weekend Guide: What to do near ISM Raceway

If you’re heading to the Phoenix area (including the charming towns of Avondale and Goodyear) to experience a NASCAR race at ISM Raceway, you can look forward to an array of local activities outside of the track to add to your getaway. Get ready for gorgeous views of mountains and desert landscape, tasty local eateries, a bustling antique mall, and...

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Race Weekend Guide: What to do Near Homestead-Miami Speedway

Whether you’re heading to the small town of Homestead, Florida, for an upcoming race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, or you’re just planning a trip to spend some time in nature at the nearby national parks, you’ll have plenty of activities to keep you entertained in this small town near the Florida Keys. Get ready for a trip filled with stunning and...

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