IndyCar Racing Returns to the Valley of the Sun

IndyCar Racing Returns to the Valley of the Sun

Phoenix has had a long history with what is known as “open wheel racing,” dating back to 1915 when the race was held on a dirt oval at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. When it was built in 1964, the races moved to Phoenix International Raceway. Traditionally, two races...
Phoenix knows how to have fun while funding worthy causes

Phoenix knows how to have fun while funding worthy causes

April weather can be hit or miss in most parts of the country.  My aunt, who moved to Oregon last fall, just sent a photo of the sun and blue sky—something she hasn’t seen in months.  But here in Phoenix, we can make plans to run, walk, golf, watch a softball game, or...
The Final Four® is coming to Phoenix, Arizona

The Final Four® is coming to Phoenix, Arizona

This time of year it is always a challenge to find cheap car, van or SUV rentals in The Valley of the Sun due to Cactus League Spring Training games, among other events, but the weekend of March 31, 2017, it is going to be especially tough. And that is because, for...
How to Avoid Paying for Rental Car Gas

How to Avoid Paying for Rental Car Gas

Working for a car rental company, I am keenly aware of just about all aspects of renting a vehicle, which helps me make wise decisions that save me a lot of money when traveling outside my home state of Arizona.   I suppose there are perks to most jobs. I mean if you...
Happy Birthday National Park Service

Happy Birthday National Park Service

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service turns 100! You’ve rented an affordable van or SUV from PHOENIX DISCOUNT Van & SUV Rental to take the family on a road trip.  But where to go?  In honor of the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, why not visit...
How To Rent A Car, Van, Or SUV With Cash

How To Rent A Car, Van, Or SUV With Cash

If you are hoping to use cash to rent a vehicle, knowing the right questions to ask and doing research ahead of time will minimize frustration and make for a hassle free rental experience. BE INFORMED Form of Payment vs. Security Deposit Although some rental companies...
How To Rent a Car and Save 25% Or More

How To Rent a Car and Save 25% Or More

Avoid Facility Charges and Concession Recovery Fees by renting off-airport Upon arrival at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and in need of a rental van or SUV, many people assume the rental car facility is physically IN the airport.  It is not. One...