Rental Cars

Earn Shiploads Of United Miles Renting Cars From Hertz

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I don’t rent cars all that often, but when I do, I like do earn shiploads of miles. Like enough miles that the car rental ends up being practically free.

As crazy as it sounds, this is actually possible thanks to a partnership between United and Hertz and a promotion that they’ve been running for a while now. It’s actually so good — at least for high status United flyers — that I don’t know why it doesn’t get talked about more.

This offer has been slated to end several times in the past, but always seems to get a reprieve for a few more months. This time it was extended until May 31, 2017.

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How Your Credit Card Can Save You 30% On Silvercar Rentals

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, which is my favorite car rental company. While they constantly have great promotions for first time renters, there aren’t as many offers for returning customers. However, there’s a benefit I wasn’t aware of until recently that can save you money on all your Silvercar rentals, even if you’re already a Silvercar customer.

If you have a Visa Infinite card, like The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve℠ Card, you can get 30% off Silvercar rentals of at least two days when entering code VINFINITE at the time of booking. This seems to be available at all locations across all dates, without any blackout dates.

For example, Silvercar has some great rates over the next few weeks, starting at just $49 per day:

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Get An Instant Status Match To Sixt Platinum

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While Sixt has historically been a strong rental car agency in Europe, they’ve also been expanding quickly in the US. Over the years they’ve offered several status match opportunities, and they’re back with their latest status match opportunity, which is both easy and instant.

To get a status match, just register for a Sixt account here. After entering your basic info and confirming your email address, you’ll be brought to a page with optional services, and among them is a heading that says “Card upgrade.”

On that page you’ll be given the option to enter the program you have status with. The cool thing is that they won’t just match status with other car rental companies, but will also match status from most major hotel chains, and even some airlines. You’ll just have to select your program and status, as well as enter your loyalty program number and attach a screenshot reflecting your status.

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Great Deal: Rent From Silvercar For Just $39 Per Day

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, which is my favorite car rental company. If you haven’t yet rented from them, they have a great promotion at the moment.

First time Silvercar renters can get a rate of just $39 per day by using promotion code BESTEVER at the time of booking. This promotion is valid for your first rental of 14 days or less by November 30, 2016. This promotion isn’t valid at their locations in New York.

This is on top of Silvercar’s standard offer for new members, where you can get $25 in cash after your first rental if you’re referred by an existing customer. If you enter my code, BSCHLAPPIG, at the time you sign-up for Silvercar, you’ll get that after your first rental (and I’ll get the same). Just go to the top right of silvercar.com and click on “sign-up,” and then enter your email address and password. Once your email address has been verified you can log-in and enter the above referral code.

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National Brings Back One Two Free Promo For 2016

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National Emerald Club is back with their most lucrative promotion, One Two Free.

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The promotion is valid for rentals between August 25, 2016, and January 31, 2017. Registration is required prior to the first rental in order to qualify.

Through this promotion you earn a free one day rental after every two rentals in the US of a midsize or larger car lasting at least two days. There’s no limit to the number of free rentals you can earn.

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How Does Chase Sapphire Preferred Car Rental Insurance Work?

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As I wrote about yesterday, the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is one of the hottest all around credit cards. In addition to offering double points on dining and travel, the card also offers a very generous sign-up bonus, with the first year’s annual fee waived.

In this post I wanted to talk about what I consider to be one of the other best benefits of the card. Specifically, the Chase Sapphire Preferred’s rental car coverage.

I consider the Chase Sapphire Preferred to be the all around best credit card for rental cars. On the most basic level:

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4 Promos To Save You Money On Silvercar Rentals This Summer

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including about the rental experience at LAX. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in a dozen markets, with only one type of car in their fleet, the Audi A4.

Each A4 is equipped with free GPS, wifi, and satellite radio, and Silvercar has a fair fuel plan, where they’ll fill up your tank for the “market price” plus a $5 refueling fee.

I feel like they charge a reasonable premium for what they offer, though admittedly everyone values things like this differently.

As of now, Silvercar is available in the following markets:

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Kick Off Summer With 30% Off A Silvercar Rental

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including about the rental experience at LAX. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in a dozen markets, with only one type of car in their fleet, the Audi A4.

Each A4 is equipped with free GPS, wifi, and satellite radio, and Silvercar has a fair fuel plan, where they’ll fill up your tank for the “market price” plus a $5 refueling fee.

I feel like they charge a reasonable premium for what they offer, though admittedly everyone values things like this differently.

As of now, Silvercar is available in the following markets:

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Get 15% Off Silvercar Rentals All Summer Long

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including about the rental experience at LAX. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in a dozen markets, with only one type of car in their fleet, the Audi A4.

Each A4 is equipped with free GPS, wifi, and satellite radio, and Silvercar has a fair fuel plan, where they’ll fill up your tank for the “market price” plus a $5 refueling fee.

I feel like they charge a reasonable premium for what they offer, though admittedly everyone values things like this differently.

As of now, Silvercar is available in the following markets:

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Today Only: Buy The World’s Best Car Rental Status

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We’re just starting the last week of Daily Getaways, which is a five week promotion intended to support US tourism. It offers opportunities to purchase discounted hotel points and travel packages.

I’ve shared my initial thoughts on the packages for sale, including the offers for weeks one and two, and then separately the offers for weeks three, four, and five. Daily Getaways packages go on sale at 1PM ET every weekday, and the more popular packages sell out very quickly, so you’ll want to be fast, if interested.

Today at 1PM ET Daily Getaways is selling Avis Chairman’s Club status, valid through May 31, 2017. There are a total of 15 packages available, and each costs $1,115.

I’ve never had Avis Chairman’s Club status, or any status with Avis for that matter. I hate using the major car rental companies with a passion; just about the only company I enjoy renting from is Silvercar.

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Today Only: Buy Alamo Rental Car Certificates For Half Off

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Daily Getaways is back this year, which is a five week promotion intended to support US tourism. It offers opportunities to purchase discounted hotel points and travel packages.

I’ve shared my initial thoughts on the packages for sale, including the offers for weeks one and two, and then separately the offers for weeks three, four, and five. Daily Getaways packages go on sale at 1PM ET every weekday, and the more popular packages sell out very quickly, so you’ll want to be fast, if interested.

Today at 1PM ET Daily Getaways will be selling $50 Alamo car rental certificates for $25.

Daily Getaways is selling 2,000 of these certificates, and each person can purchase up to three of them. The cost is $25, and you receive a $50 reward certificate that you can use the next time you rent a car from Alamo.

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Silvercar Increases Referral Bonus And Adds New Location

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including about the rental experience at LAX. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in a dozen markets, with only one type of car in their fleet, the Audi A4.

Each A4 is equipped with free GPS, wifi, and satellite radio, and Silvercar has a fair fuel plan, where they’ll fill up your tank for the “market price” plus a $5 refueling fee.

I feel like they charge a reasonable premium for what they offer, though admittedly everyone values things like this differently.

Silvercar has just announced two cool things — they’re soon expanding to Newark Airport, and are also increasing their referral bonus.

As of now, Silvercar is available in the following markets:

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Today Only: Discounted Hertz Car Rentals

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Daily Getaways is back this year, which is a five week promotion intended to support US tourism. It offers opportunities to purchase discounted hotel points and travel packages.

I’ve shared my initial thoughts on the packages for sale, including the offers for weeks one and two, and then separately the offers for weeks three, four, and five. Daily Getaways packages go on sale at 1PM ET every weekday, and the more popular packages sell out very quickly, so you’ll want to be fast, if interested.

Today at 1PM ET Daily Getaways will be selling discounted Hertz points packages.

Today Daily Getaways is offering discounted Hertz Gold Plus Rewards points, in the following increments:

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Silvercar Offering 20% Off Rentals (Including For Existing Members)

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I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including about the rental experience at LAX. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in a dozen markets, with only one type of car in their fleet, the Audi A4.

Each A4 is equipped with free GPS, wifi, and satellite radio, and Silvercar has a fair fuel plan, where they’ll fill up your tank for the “market price” plus a $5 refueling fee.

I feel like they charge a reasonable premium for what they offer, though admittedly everyone values things like this differently.

As of now, Silvercar is available in the following markets:

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