If you plan to rent a car sometime soon, here are some tips to do that responsibly.

  1. Don’t extend the rental period, unless you absolutely must. The rate for an extra day can be costly.
  2. Don’t smoke in the car, or if you do, be ready for a “cleaning fee.”
  3. Return the car to the location you got it at, to avoid any penalties.
  4. Try renting from a company that excepts cash, to avoid giving away your credit card info for a deposit that will take time to get back and will have you sign a lot of paperwork.

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