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Renting a Car in the Car Rental Apocalypse? Watch This

Renting a car in the almost post-COVID isn't like anything you have seen before. Are car rentals really $200++? (In many places, yes!) Will there be a car there when I arrive? (Maybe) What...
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TONIGHT: Renting a Car and Frustrated? Ask the Experts on May 6th!

The Car Rental Apocalypse When I was in Hawaii last month, it was just manic. Cars sold out and people renting U-Haul's to get around - if they didn't get gouged for a $1,000 a...

Are You Covered for Rental Car Damage When You Pay With Points (CDW /...

Updated April 2021: I'm always trying to think about topics to cover where I once had a question and it took some research and phone calls to find the answer. Let's talk about car rentals...
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Free Top Tier National Car Status (Executive Elite)

MilesTalk group moderator Sarah just let me know that a promo that has come and gone several times before is back. All you have to do is click the link on the promo page to...

Hertz Five Star / President’s Circle Members Can Gift Status

Hertz Five Star / President's Circle Members Can Gift Status to a Friend Hertz is out with an interesting promotion that allows Hertz Five Star and President's Circle Members to gift a friend the equivalent...
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Hertz Ends Ability to Earn Miles or Convert Points to Miles

Would you like Hertz Gold Plus Rewards points or Hertz Gold Plus Rewards points with your next Hertz car rental? Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic, and also devalued the Gold Plus...
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Which Credit Cards Have Primary Car Rental Damage Insurance Coverage?

That's a great question. First let's look at the two questions you may have before that. What is Collision Damage Waiver Coverage? (CDW) When you rent a car, you'll be asked if you want coverage for accidental...
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Hertz Points in Bankruptcy

In a somewhat shocking, yet not very shocking move, Hertz filed for bankruptcy last night. Hertz Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing I sort of casually posted about it on Twitter and in the MilesTalk group, not realizing...

Status Match Opportunity: Enterprise Plus

If you are a regular MilesTalk reader, you likely already have top tier status with Hertz (President's Circle) or National (Executive Elite), due to promotions I've written about in the past. Previous National Car Status...

National’s Emerald Club Extends Status

Hot off the press and into my email, National Car Rental's Emerald Club program has extended elite member status for Executive and Executive Elite members. National Car Rental Elite Status Extension Your Executive status will be...