Curious about electric cars? On your next vacation, give one a test drive—and instead of paying high gas prices, charge up for free. Major car rental companies, which have been offering hybrid vehicles for years, are now getting into the electric car (EV) market. And an ever-growing number of hotels, resorts, and even B&Bs
After a smooth test ride in London earlier this year, Hertz is expanding its electric bicycle rentals to Spain. The global car rental company is offering a choice of nine different Swiss Flyer electric bikes for rent to explore the provinces of Granada, Almería, Alicante, Valencia, Pontevedra, Álava, Barcelona and the islands of Mallorca and Formentera. Rental fees begin at US$33 (24 euros) a day.
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