As someone who enjoys the frequent travel trip back to Ohio to see family, I’ve become a regular among the rental car industry. While those trips usually span over a long weekend, I was excited to see the new option for my more hourly car rental needs. Enterprise Holdings Inc., the largest U.S. car-rental company, is making a move into hourly car rentals this year, joining No. 2 Hertz Global Holdings Inc. in going after the growing niche created by Zipcar Inc., according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
In a recent announcement, Enterprise stated that they have acquired Mint Cars On-Demand, an hourly car-rental firm with locations in New York and Boston. While locations and specifics may vary, car renters will have the option of renting a car for a quick hourly trip to the grocery store, the laundromat, and anywhere else their hourly-heart desires.
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