Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels

      

Thu, 31 May 2012, 04:58:39 EDT
Edited by Debra Tone

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry's seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.

Summer RV rentals

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry's seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away. With no end in sight, even with fuel prices steadily declining, the cost of air travel continues to rise, reaching levels that travelers haven't seen since Congress was forced to step in with the Airline Deregulation Act in 1978.

RV rental companies such as Florida based Allstar Coaches, appear to be the largest beneficiaries of the airline industry's antics and are reaping the rewards. Allstar, who specializes in luxury motorhome rentals, is reporting their highest volume since opening in 2006.

"For years airlines have been taking more and doing less. The public has had enough and is finally pushing back," said Rob Tischler, CEO of Allstar. "Now that the levy has broken, we are here to help pick up the pieces," he adds. Now, to add just a bit more salt to an already gaping wound, the TSA along with several major airlines have proposed to double the mandatory security fee on every ticket sold.

Doreen Santos, a registered nurse who resides in Allentown, Pa. with her husband and three boys, was shocked when she learned that airfare to Orlando that usually cost her about $200 per person was now going for more than $500. Determined not to give up their vacation, the family decided to rent an RV and make the journey to Florida part of their adventure.

"We've gone to Disney every year since the kids were born. I couldn't even imagine having to tell them we couldn't go this year," said Santos. "My kids were ecstatic when they found out we were taking an RV. When all was said and done, without the hotels and airfare, we saved about $2700."

Families looking to head out on the highways in an RV can save money at virtually every turn. Without the added burden of overpriced hotels and airfares, there isn't a need for rental cars or expensive restaurants. Allstar's rental units are equipped with full functional kitchens, spacious, comfortable cabins and come outfitted with everything one would expect to find in a luxury vacation rental. "Ours just happen to have a couple sets of wheels attached," said Von Isanogle, Allstar's fleet manager.

With the exorbitant price of airfares and nickel and dime fees airlines charge for baggage, seating and food, it's no wonder travelers are looking for alternatives. RVing is one that offers travelers the comforts of home and the convenience of traveling on their own time.

For additional information on motorhome rentals in Florida and across the USA, contact Allstar Coaches at 866-838-4465 or http://www.allstarcoaches.com.

NEWS SOURCE: Allstar Coaches

For more information regarding this press release, please visit:
http://www.allstarcoaches.com
Send2Press® is the originating wire service for this story “Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels” and content is Copr. © 2012 Allstar Coaches with newswire copy Copr. © 2012 Send2Press (a service of Neotrope). All trademarks acknowledged.

TERMS OF USE: rights granted for reproduction by any legitimate news organization. However, if news is cloned/scraped verbatim, then original attribution must be maintained with link back to this page as “original syndication source.” Resale of this content for commercial purposes is prohibited without a license. Reproduction on any site selling a competitive service is also prohibited. Information is believed accurate, as provided by news source or authorized agency, however is not guaranteed, and you assume all risk for use of any information found herein/hereupon. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.
NOTICE: THE CONTENT OF THE ABOVE PRESS RELEASE WAS PROVIDED BY THE NEWS SOURCE (Allstar Coaches), WHO IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS ACCURACY. FOR QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THIS NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE NEWS SOURCE AND NOT THIS WEBSITE.
Reads as of Thursday, Apr 24 2014 - 23:47:41 PM EDT:
1765 times (4 today, 10 this week, 31 this month, 146 this year)