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LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me a link for an offer on Hertz’s website to purchase a Platinum status and he wanted to get my opinion about the status/price.

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I have rented a lot over the years, but have not used any one rental car agency exclusively. My main ones have been National, Avis/Budget & Hertz. They all have their strength and weaknesses. [click to continue...]

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Hertz has extended the promotion for 5000 Marriott Rewards points per rental of five days or longer. Shorter rentals of more than two days are eligible for 2000 Marriott Rewards points. This offer is valid for pick up through February 28, 2014, at participating Hertz locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Puerto Rico, Australia and the New Zealand.

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These car rental promotions are often tricky. I normally rent from Hertz using rates that are only eligible for points on Hertz’s own rewards program and not eligible for partner miles or points. [click to continue...]

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Hertz has a promotion for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards members. You can earn up to 1,800 bonus points in addition to the usual base points of 600 per qualifying rental.

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You won’t receive bonus points for rentals of two days or less. You will receive total of 1,200 points (600 base + 600 bonus) for rentals of three to six days and 2,400 points (600 base + 1,800 bonus) for rentals of seven days or longer. [click to continue...]

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United Airlines is again offering a conversion bonus from select programs to miles between October 18 and November 30, 2013.

The converted points must post to MileagePlus by November 30, 2013, and the conversion bonus will post separately by January 31, 2014.

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United is offering 25% conversion bonus (last year 30%), but has upped the maximum bonus to 20,000 miles from 15,000 in 2012. [click to continue...]

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Hertz has launched a promotion for 5000 Marriott Rewards points per rental of five days or longer. Shorter rentals of more than two days are eligible for 2000 Marriott Rewards points. This offer is valid for pick up through December 31, 2013, at participating Hertz locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Puerto Rico, Australia and the New Zealand.

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These car rental promotions are often tricky. I normally rent from Hertz using rates that are only eligible for points on Hertz’s own rewards program and not eligible for partner miles or points. [click to continue...]

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Hertz just announced their latest promotion for triple Gold Plus Rewards points for rentals between September 1 and September 30, 2013. Only reservations (correction) rentals made AFTER registering for this promotion (you can do it here) will qualify for extra points.

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Hertz Gold Plus Rewards with account address in the Unites States and Canada are eligible for this offer. This offer is available at participating Hertz locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S.V.I., United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. [click to continue...]

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Hertz Gold Plus Rewards sent out an email about forthcoming changes to the program starting on October 1, 2013, that will lead to 10-15% devaluation on number of points required for free rentals in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and U.S.V.I.

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Members have until the end of September 2013 to book using the old rates. The rates should go up only on the above listed four markets. [click to continue...]