Staying safe on the road

Staying safe on the road

Rental car companies are changing their policies to decrease human interaction and touch points. Additionally, they have implemented a disinfection process in between rentals. Travelers are encouraged to take their own precautions by lowering windows and disinfecting surfaces frequently. Rideshare providers continue to operate and are expanding their services to help with goods transportation, deliveries and commute for essential travelers. Drivers are generally available based on supply/demand in their area so wait times might be longer if in a more remote location.  As demand increases, they can quickly engage more drivers to meet that demand.

A full list of actions being taken by car rental rideshare providers can be found on their respective sites below.

Enterprise Holdings Podcast

Podcast: Car rental post-COVID19 with Enterprise Holdings

In this episode we speak to Rob Connors, VP for Business Development at Enterprise Holdings, about what travelers can anticipate when renting a vehicle and the measures being taken to promote a safe driving experience. Rob also provides insights into some of the trends that are emerging as businesses start getting back on the road, and advice around how travel managers can maximize this element of their programs.  

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Lyft FCM Soundbyte

Podcast: How Lyft Business is responding to the COVID-19 crisis

Listen to the FCM Soundbyte to hear more about the steps Lyft Business is taking to ensure health and safety for their passengers and drivers. It also cover the options now available to commuters and how Lyft are providing essential services to those that need it.

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More resources

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Updates

FCM is monitoring the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the impact on business travel and will continue to keep clients informed during this active situation. Read more for the latest information and resources available.
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