How To Use Debit Cards For Car Rentals

One question we’ve been asked on our Facebook page is how to rent a car using a debit card. While I’m a believer that the best way to get the most from your spending is to use a miles or points earning credit card, there are people who choose to not have or cannot get one of those cards. This post is for them.

Rental car companies like the security of having your credit card in case they need to charge you for not returning the car, damage to the car or anything else they’d like to charge you for once you return the car. If you use a debit card, they’ll often put a large hold on your account that will prevent access to your funds until the hold is removed.

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Going To WDW? This Is THE Stroller For The Little Star Wars Geek In Your Life

Being a Jedi has been a part of many boys’ and girls’ imaginations ever since the first time they saw the scrolling words, “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…” Disney has tapped into that love by purchasing the Star Wars brand from Lucasfilms in 2012, which was followed by a plethora of Star Wars items, from clothing to books to movies to toys to everything in between. About the only thing Disney doesn’t offer is a stroller fit for a Padawan at its parks.

Fortunately, someone else has picked up the slack…

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Going To WDW? This Is THE Stroller For The Little Princess And/Or Prince In Your Life

Being a princess has been a part of many little girls’ imaginations, probably since the concept of princesses began, forever ago. Disney has tapped into that love with a plethora of prince and princess items, from clothing to books to movies to toys to everything in between. About the only thing Disney doesn’t offer is a stroller fit for a princess or prince at its parks.

Fortunately, someone else has picked up the slack…

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Want to Rent a Keenz Stroller For Your Visit To Walt Disney World? We’ve Found The Cheapest Place In Orlando!

If you’re planning a visit to Walt Disney World (WDW), it’s important to know the rules when it comes to strollers or items that might be used as strollers. According to WDW’s official website, disneyworld.disney.go.com, there are a little more than a dozen and a half items you may not bring into WDW theme parks, including wagons (and all trailers or vehicles that you pull). This would mean you can’t bring your Radio Flyer for your kids to ride in, but if your 4-wheeled vehicle can be pushed like a stroller, those appear to be OK for entry into the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Keenz Double Stroller Wagons combine the safety of a stroller and the utility of a wagon.  They’re designed to be pushed, not pulled, and have been allowed to come into the WDW parks. They are, granted, expensive to buy (hovering around $400), but there’s always the rental option.

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How To Get A Cheap Rental Car

Choosing a rental car is not the most glamorous part of vacation planning. When we travel, it usually doesn’t matter what type of car we have. I’d like something not too small and with enough room for 2 suitcases, but besides that, a car is a car.

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It’s rare that we rent a fancy car like this Audi from Silvercar in Austin, TX.

There’s a law of diminishing returns when it comes to travel planning. Putting in a little extra time into the trip can either save you time, save you money or give you a better experience.  This is very true for renting a car.

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