Car rental mix-ups can range from amusing to dangerous. If you're about to travel somewhere and rent a car for the holidays, particularly if you're traveling internationally, here's what you need to know to avoid ending up with a ticket. Or worse.
Having access to a car opens up a great deal of new experiences. But acquiring a rental car isn't as simple as walking in and asking nicely (as I believed. I also do not recommend this approach). In retrospect, I wish knew some of these things before walking up to the counter.
I don't care about cars -- there I said it. When people ask me what car my husband drives, I answer honestly -- I don't know ... but it's orange! (Actually more like the burnt umber color of my last year's lipstick ... but try telling that to a man.)