Azores Car Rental

National’s “One Two Free” Promotion Returns

National Emerald Club is one of the most popular car rental loyalty programs among frequent travelers, thanks to their Emerald Aisle system of being able to choose your own car, and also thanks to their generous promotions. Well, National has just brought…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Rental Cars
Nebraska Agate Road

Why It Could Make Sense To Buy Hertz Points After Devaluation

We’re in the fourth week of Daily Getaways, which is an opportunity to purchase discounted hotel points and travel packages. Daily Getaways go live at 1PM ET every weekday, and the more popular packages sell out very quickly, so you’ll want to be fast,…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Rental Cars
Avis Car

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards’ Massive No-Notice Devaluation

I've gotta be honest -- while I love airline and hotel loyalty programs, I don't really get into car rental loyalty programs. I probably should, because there's value to be had, but I just have a hard time getting excited about them. I also don't rent…

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Avis Car

Today Only: Buy Discounted Avis Rentals & Status

We’re in the second week of Daily Getaways, which is an opportunity to purchase discounted hotel points and travel packages. Daily Getaways go live at 1PM ET every weekday, and the more popular packages sell out very quickly, so you’ll want to be fast,…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Rental Cars
Audi Q7

Silvercar Expands To Boston

I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including my rental experience with them in Orlando. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in over 20 US markets markets, which exclusively rents Audis. They used to just rent the A4, but in…

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Silvercar Watermark

Save On Silvercar Rentals With New Amex Offer

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Great Deals
Audi Q7

Silvercar Adding Audi Q7 To Fleet

Silvercar is my favorite car rental company. In March 2017 it was announced that Silvercar would be acquired by Audi. The two companies working together was nothing new, given that Silvercar exclusively offers Audis in their fleet. With the investment…

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Silvercar Watermark

Chase Ink Car Rental Coverage: Everything You Need To Know

Chase has one of the best portfolios of business credit cards, which offer just about everything I look for in credit cards -- great welcome bonuses, big spend category bonuses, and useful perks. In this post I wanted to specifically focus on one aspect…

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Filed Under: Business, Chase
Silvercar Watermark

Changes To The Chase Sapphire Reserve Silvercar Discount

While I don't rent cars all that often (because usually I find it's easier to just Uber), when I do rent cars in the US, it's through Silvercar. They're typically a bit more expensive than the "big guys," but renting with them is a joy. They have an…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Silvercar Q5 – 2

Is Renting An Audi Q5 From Silvercar Worth It?

I write about Silvercar quite a bit, as they're my favorite company to rent cars from. Up until this week I had only ever rented an Audi A4 from them, as that car is the backbone of their fleet. However, lately they've expanded their selection of cars,…

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Silvercar A5

Silvercar Rebrands As… Silvercar By Audi

Silvercar is my favorite car rental company out there, and I've written about them extensively. They do things differently than most other rental car companies. Their fleet consists exclusively of Audi cars, and they offer free GPS, wifi, and satellite…

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Silvercar Orlando – 6

Silvercar Expands To Charlotte

I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including my recent rental experience with them in Orlando. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in over 20 US markets markets, which exclusively rents Audis (they used to just rent the A4,…

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Silvercar Orlando – 10

Five Ways To Save Money (And Headaches!) When Renting A Car

Summer travel can be pricey in many regards, and renting a car is no exception. While I often rent a car for a couple of days at a time, I'm getting ready to leave for my annual three-week trip to the Bay Area (the site of last year's car disaster trifecta),…

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Filed Under: Advice, Credit Cards
Flexfuelpump2

Does It Make Sense To Rent Flex-Fuel Cars?

I rented a flexible fuel vehicle on a trip recently. It was a Dodge Journey that I had selected mostly because it was the biggest vehicle on National’s Executive Aisle at the time. And bigger is frankly much better when I’m traveling with my wife and…

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Filed Under: Advice, Rental Cars
Audi A5

Silvercar Adding Audi A5 Convertibles To Their Fleet

Silvercar is my favorite car rental company. In March 2017 it was announced that Silvercar would be acquired by Audi. The two companies working together was nothing new, given that Silvercar exclusively offers Audis in their fleet. With the investment…

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Filed Under: Rental Cars
Silvercar Orlando – 4

Silvercar Expands To Washington Dulles

I’ve written extensively about Silvercar, including my recent rental experience with them in Orlando. Silvercar is an innovative rental car company available in over 20 US markets markets, which exclusively rents Audis (they used to just rent the A4,…

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Silvercar Orlando – 5

So, Does That Collision Coverage Actually Work?

Last week, I wrote about the various rental car collision coverage options offered by some of our favorite credit cards. Naturally, plenty of questions came up around what it looks like to actually file a claim, and rightly so. It's one thing to know…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Rental Cars