Long-Duration Rentals Fuel 3X Growth at RelayRides in 2013

RelayRides CEO, Andre Haddad, shares news about how 95% of RelayRides’ revenues comes from long-duration rentals and discontinuation of hourly rentals on the marketplace. I am excited to share with you an important update to the RelayRides marketplace. Over the past year, RelayRides has seen unprecedented growth, due in no small part to you. I...
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The Frugal Car Owner: How to Change Your Own Oil

RelayRides’ automotive expert, Brad Iger, is back with an installment of our Frugal Car Owner series. Want to save some cash? Learn to change your own oil today. Changing your oil and oil filter on a regular basis is not only a vital element of proper vehicle maintenance, it’s also an important rite of passage...
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Travel Insights: Top California Travel Destinations

RelayRides blogger Sidney Jarod shares insights from services like Trulia on the most popular vacation spots for Californians and how to save on your next trip. California is truly a vacation paradise, and it should be no surprise—according to the tourism researchers at VisitCalifornia—that 80% of tourists in California are Californians themselves! (After all, who...
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Enter Our Photo Contest and Win $300 in Driving Credit!

RelayRides hopes to keep the summer fun going into September with the #RelayRides Endless Summer photo contest. Enter to win today. September is here! For many of you, this is probably bittersweet; you’re thinking that summer is ending and fall is on the way. But before you pack away your summer clothes and shelve your...
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5 Affordable Labor Day Trip Ideas

Labor Day Weekend for most folks is the last long holiday weekend until Thanksgiving, so we had blogger Nick Pell pull together some getaway ideas. Labor Day to many people is a very bittersweet holiday, but it doesn’t have to be with a great destination in mind and a set of wheels from RelayRides. Here...
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The Frugal Car Owner: Changing Your Air Filter

Owning a car is expensive, which is why we asked our automotive expert, Brad Iger, to share tips on how to keep your costs down. When it comes to important car maintenance, replacing your air filter gets nowhere near as much press as changing your oil or rotating your tires. While a dirty air filter...
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Celebrate Labor Day Whitewater Rafting

Labor Day is just around the corner, so take advantage of the last holiday of the summer by going on a rafting adventure. Here are our top 5. A great spring-summer-fall adventure throughout much of America is whitewater rafting. While we here at RelayRides tend to be partial to cars and highways, we love to...
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Introducing The New and Improved RelayRides iOS App

RelayRides Senior Software Engineer Jon Chambers shares exciting enhancements to the RelayRides iOS app, making the marketplace better for renters and owners. We’re excited to announce that we’ve just released version 1.5 of the RelayRides app for iOS. The latest version features a handful of bug fixes and some new features like better support for...
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Summer Escapes: RelayRides Top 5 Water Parks

Summer and warm weather are still here, so make the most out of the sunshine and get to one of the best water parks in the country before the fall Whether its Scorpion’s Tail or Bootleggers’ Run, you probably have a favorite water slide out there, and you probably haven’t ridden it in years. Well,...
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Exciting Updates: Owner Calendars and Mileage Policy Change

Just before the end of summer, RelayRides shares some important changes to the marketplace for owners and renters. Some people consider August the lazy days of summer, but at RelayRides we’re constantly cranking out updates to make our marketplace better than ever for owners and renters alike. Meet our latest updates: a car calendar for...
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