October 24, 2020
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Car rental service Kyte, launching in Boston, delivers the car to your door

Esteban Yepez was planning a late summer road trip when he found himself frustrated by the number of people he would have to interact with in order to get away.



a group of people riding on the back of a car: Gabe Nudel, a "Kyte Surfer" is pictured as he gives the keys to a rental car to Elissa Garza on Union Park in the South End.


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Gabe Nudel, a “Kyte Surfer” is pictured as he gives the keys to a rental car to Elissa Garza on Union Park in the South End.

Yepez doesn’t own a car, and during the pandemic he’s become far more hesitant about renting one. The idea of hopping on a train or calling a ride-hailing service to get to Logan airport, and then waiting in line at the rental desk just seemed risky, he thought, with too many ways of being exposed to COVID-19.

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“We’re already doing our best to stay away from people,” he said of himself and his husband, who were planning a trip to Lincoln, N.H.

So when he stumbled across a

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