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Wheels Pulse: 4 Car Rental and Rail Trends That Defined the Week of Jan. 9-15

Car Rental & Rail | Michael Isenbek | January 17, 2016

Wheels Pulse: 4 Car Rental and Rail Trends That Defined the Week of Jan. 9-15

Enterprise has just released its 2015 sustainability report, which features the company’s five-year goals — and it’s slated to be quite green. Enterprise is aiming for a 10 percent reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2020, plus reduced energy and water usage. Click to find out more about Enterprise’s eco-friendly efforts.

It’s official, Avis Budget Group, Inc. is now the official, exclusive car rental partner of JetBlue and the airline’s TrueBlue loyalty rewards program. Members of TrueBlue earn points when renting vehicles from Avis Budget, and there are bonus perks until the end of February to celebrate the partnership. Click for details.

New Zealand’s railroad may not make the short list of essential attractions, but if travelers skip a ride, they’re missing out. On the North Island, a rail journey from Auckland to Wellington features a visit to volcanoes, while on the South Island, the route from Christchurch and Greymouth runs through some jaw-droppingly beautiful mountains and gorges. Click to find out more.

Uber is conducting a winter sale, slashing prices in more than 100 U.S. and Canadian cities. While rates vary from location-to-location, in the Los Angeles area, Uber users get about 10 percent off. Click for more details.


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