Rate-Highway is the leading provider of rate automation and management for the Auto Rental Industry. By virtue of creating rate reports on a massive scale for our Industry customers over the years, Rate-Highway’s data is able to provide a historical vantage point unavailable from other sources. Rate-Index, has taken advantage of this rich data source to develop a database of auto rental rate trending data for a variety of vendors and markets.

The key variables that define a Rate-Index product offering include Vendor, Market and Car Type. Rate-Index currently offers:

  • Rate data from 2011 through the current date
  • Thirteen (13)  representative markets: Atlanta, Boston, Washington Dulles , Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando , Chicago, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham , San Francisco, Miami, Seattle,  and Houston
  • Eight (8) representative vendors: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Thrifty, National
  • Six (6) representative car types: Economy, Intermediate, Compact, Standard, Full-size, and Minivan
  • Rental periods of 7 days and 2 days, suggestive of two types of rental customer
  • Rate results are based upon reservation inquiries 14 through 21 days in advance