How to Upgrade Your Rental Car — To A Bentley
15 February 2013 - Wall Street Journal
Travelers often dream of upgrading to first class for flights, but what can you do about the rental car that is waiting when you land?
Car rental companies are offering a growing range of luxury cars for people who want flashy rides to impress clients or spice up a class reunion.
We’re not talking about swapping a cheap subcompact for a midsize SUV or large sedan. Some companies will rent you an Audi or a even a Bentley with a sticker price north of $200,000. Be careful, though, because special cars sometimes carry special liabilities. Scott McCartney, The Wall Street Journal’s Middle Seat columnist, suggests making sure your insurance has you covered.