Automotive Tourism On The Rise – Travel To Pick Up Your Car

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As online car shopping continues to surge, another trend has surfaced that will have a greater impact on the overall travel industry.

Instead of shopping at the local car dealer, people are increasingly traveling to other regions to pick up their vehicle. This change of habit dubbed “Automotive Tourism,” has resulted in a slight boost to local economies via lodging, restaurants and minor sight-seeing. is nation’s most popular car leasing marketplace and assists people who takeover the remaining portion of vehicles that are still under contract. This attractive method allows them to obtain a short-term car lease with no down payment.

LeaseTrader reports that 15 percent more people this year are taking over leases of vehicles from outside their own region.

Although offers transportation quotes to have their vehicle shipped to them, more and more buyers are opting to travel to pick-up their car and driving it back home.

The company explains that almost 40 percent of all lease transactions occur between two people not in the same geographic region.

Here is a list of the Top-10 Destinations where people are traveling to pick up a car they bought online:

1. Daytona Beach, Fla.
2. Dallas, Texas
3. Baltimore, MD
4. Nashville, Tenn.
5. Thousand Oaks, Calif.
6. Tuscon, AZ
7. Phoenix, AZ
8. St. Paul, MN
9. Reston, VA
10. Cleveland, Ohio

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