Renting a car while on vacation can provide you with unlimited freedom to go wherever you want. Consider Iceland, where some of the most interesting sights you’ll see can be tucked away in places only accessible by car. Similarly, imagine how much more you can discover on a quintessential road trip across the United States as opposed to staying in one city. However, while renting a car can give you financial freedom during your travels, it can be quite expensive compared to public transit. To help you save money when driving abroad, we explored different ways you can save on your next holiday’s car rental.

Where You Pick Up Your Rental Car Matters

Car rental companies tend to charge different rates based on where you choose to pick up and drop off your car. For instance, renting a car in New York City is about S$44 cheaper at the