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AAF

AAF The car rental industry abbreviation AAF stands for Airport access fee. Return to glossary index

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ACF

ACF The car rental industry abbreviation ACF stands for Airport concession fee. Return to glossary index

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AIRCON

AIRCON The car rental industry abbreviation AIRCON stands for Airport concession fee. Return to glossary index

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All in

All in When used to describe advertised airfare in the United States, the term “all in” (or all-in) means that all fees, taxes, surcharges, and

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Base rate

When renting a car, base rate refers to the price of the rental without taxes, fees, fuel, or extra add-ons. Sometimes referred to as “time

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Buddy pass

Buddy pass A buddy pass is a discounted or nearly free flight ticket available to airline employees.  Typically, airlines restrict buddy passes to the employee’s

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Bump

Bump Bump means than an airline passenger has been involuntarily denied boarding on a commercial airplane (they have been “bumped”). This usually occurs because the

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Cabin class

Cabin class Cabin class refers to the cabin accommodations on a commercial flight, as in first class, business class, and economy (or coach) class. Also

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Capacity cuts

Capacity cuts Capacity cuts are deliberate reductions in seat inventory and availability by an airline in order to increase profits. Airlines often reduce seat inventory

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Cargo van

Cargo van Van used to transport cargo or goods. See our guide to rental car groups and codes for complete information on vehicles and car

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CFC

CFC The car rental industry abbreviation CFC stands for concession facility charge. Return to glossary index

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Compact

Compact Compact rental car group. Compact cars are slightly larger than Economy cars, with similar passenger capacity, but with roomier seating and a larger trunk

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CONC

CONC The car rental industry abbreviation CONC stands for concession recovery fee. Return to glossary index

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Convertible

Convertible A convertible is a car with open or retractable roof usually with four full seats (compare to “roadster”). See our guide to rental car

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Coupe

Coupe A coupe is a 2-door sport car, usually with 2 small rear seats. See our guide to rental car groups and codes for complete

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CRF

CRF The car rental industry abbreviation CRF stands for concession recovery fee. Return to glossary index

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Crossover

Crossover A crossover or crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is a vehicle built on a unibody car platform combining some features of a sport utility vehicle

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