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Hire car excess and hidden fees

Hidden fees such as excess insurance are one of the biggest troubles travellers have with car hire.

8 Jan 2015 | We take a look at the top problems people experience when renting a car and warn you of the traps to watch out for.

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Car hire and your rights

What can you do if your rental turns bad? You have some protections under Australian Consumer Law but it also pays to read the contract.

11 Nov 2014 | What to do if your car rental turns bad - your rights under Australian Consumer Law.

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Taxi alternatives & booking apps

New booking apps such as Uber, goCatch and Ingogo are changing the Australian taxi landscape. CHOICE logs on to see how they compare.

20 Jun 2014 | CHOICE gives you the lowdown on the fastest-growing taxi apps before you tap the 'book' button.


Hire car excess

Rental car companies can take you for a ride with hire car insurance - CHOICE checks out some alternatives.

6 Sep 2013 | Hire car companies can take you for a ride with rental car insurance, so CHOICE checks out some alternatives.


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