Is Leasing a Car a Sound Financial Decision?

RelayRides’ blogger and personal finance expert, Amanda L. Grossman, has great budgetary advice for those either considering, or are already leasing a vehicle. Most financial gurus like Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman will tell you that leasing a vehicle is not a wise financial decision to make. Instead of just telling you the same thing, let...
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The Frugal Car Owner: How to Rotate Your Tires

RelayRides automotive expert, Brad Iger, shares his latest tips to save cash on car care with advice on how to rotate your own tires (no pit crew required.)  Continuing in our series of low-cost maintenance guides, this week we’ll be covering how to rotate your tires. As we’ve mentioned before, your tires are one of...
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Clarifying Recent Changes at RelayRides

A transition to longer duration rentals at RelayRides has led to significant changes to the policies. Here is a simple overview of several recent changes. We announced October 1st that we would be ending our instant reservation and hourly rental programs and completely focusing on longer duration rentals. As part of this shift, and in...
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Attention All Travelers: Download These Top 5 Travel Apps

RelayRides blogger and avid traveler, Nicholas Pell, shares some of the best apps you need to download before your next trip Travel is easier than it’s ever been before. Not only are there services like RelayRides, that makes renting a car cheaper and AirBnB, that lets you get killer accommodations without spending a lot of...
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Going it Alone: Money Making for the Single Guy or Gal

Blogger Sydney Jarod explains here that RelayRides can be a great way for a single person to make extra cash to pay for expenses or a little fun. The financial challenges of being single in America are a hot topic right now—see MintLife’s discussions on being a single lady or a single man for examples—but...
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RelayRides Insurance Update

RelayRides CEO, Andre Haddad, shares an important update on RelayRides’ insurance and explains why RelayRides is one of the safest transportation options. There has been a lot of media speculation following the tragic Boston accident that occurred in February 2012, involving a car rented through RelayRides. Many pointed to that accident as a prime example...
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Enter RelayRides’ Holiday Adventure Contest

In the latest RelayRides contest, members have a chance to win a chance to head out on a holiday adventure that RelayRides provides the wheels for. Enter now! It’s November—that means falling leaves, cold weather and the scent of pumpkin pie at grandma’s. RelayRides will get you the wheels you need to dash through the...
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5 Unconventional Ways to Make Cash for Holiday Gifts

With the holidays just around the corner, our blogger and deal-finder, Sydney Jarod, discusses easy ways to earn money to pay for holiday gifts October means the return of holiday season and many people start checking their wallets to see whether “all will be merry and bright” for their loved ones this year. Will Santa...
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The Frugal Car Owner: Replacing Your Car Battery

RelayRides automotive expert Brad Iger explains how to change your battery in the latest installment of our Frugal Car Owner series.  We’re sticking with the theme of our previous entry in this series, Replacing Your Wiper Blades, and now are making sure that your vehicle’s electrical system is up to snuff—while the weather is still...
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5 Simple Reasons to Rent a Car with RelayRides for Travel

RelayRides blogger Sydney Jarod is an expert when it comes to travel deals, so he has shared 5 reasons to save on your travels with a RelayRides car rental.  You’ve got to fly across the country for some reason. A wedding? Business meetings? Maybe just vacation. When you land, you’re probably going to want to...
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