America West has added a new way to book rental cars from its own Web site. With the enhancement, FlightFund members can view side-by-side comparisons between Avis and Budget rental car offerings, such as pickup times, locations and vehicle preferences.
Members can access the new feature by clicking on the following link:
In the interests of disclosure, though, it should be said that both Avis and Budget share a parent company, Cendant, which helped America West develop the function. That said, even some competition between siblings is better for the consumer than none.