Hertz and Hertz Gold Plus Rewards

These articles feature promotions for earning additional frequent flyer miles or hotel loyalty points when renting a car from Hertz. They also cover Hertz Gold Plus Rewards for people who collect points directly with Hertz. My main article explaining Hertz Gold Plus Rewards is here. You can no longer earn Avios points when renting with Hertz but they remain a partner of Virgin Flying Club.

Bits: 4500 Avios for new BAEC members in Germany, decent Virgin / Enterprise promo

News in brief: 4,500 Avios for new BAEC members in Germany British Airways Executive Club has launched a 4,500 Avios sign-up bonus for new members in Germany. This offer is being targeted at people via Facebook, with a view to picking up some interest from […]

Holiday Tips 1 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

The sun is out, so  I thought it was a good time to update our ‘Holiday Tips’ series in preparation for the Summer season.   Future articles will look at earning miles from credit cards abroad, from foreign currency and when booking airport car parking. For […]

Bits: new Iberia wine deal for 500 Avios, decent Miles & More / Hertz promo

News in brief: New Iberia Plus wine offer for 500 Avios Iberia’s wine partner, Vinoseleccion, is running a new deal for UK residents. For £50, you will receive six bottle of rioja plus free delivery plus 500 Avios in Iberia Plus.  These can be moved across […]

Bits: TAP launches London City, generous SAS / Hertz deal, KLM drops free bags for BlueBiz

News in brief: TAP launches flights from London City In a surprising move, Portuguese national carrier TAP has announced a new service from London City Airport to Lisbon.   One possible reason I saw yesterday is that it is a potential prelude to a sale […]

How to use your Avios for car hire excess insurance

I was having a poke around the Avios website yesterday – trying to find any other redemptions which are being quietly withdrawn! – when I spotted something I hadn’t focused on before. You can now redeem Avios points for car hire excess insurance. The relevant […]

Bits: why companies should listen to ‘Super Consumers’ like you, Global Entry, 1000 Miles & More with Hertz

News in brief: How companies should treat their most enthusiastic customers The Economist has a very interesting article on ‘super consumers’ this week.  By ‘super consumers’, they are talking about people who have a lot of passion for companies they trade with – such as the […]

Bits: last day for Tesco ink deals, my Hertz President’s Circle card arrives, Lufthansa to take over airberlin short-haul

News in brief: Last day for Tesco ink deals If you have a Canon, Epson or HP printer, today is the last day to earn 240 Avios or 250 Virgin miles with every ink cartridge you buy from Tesco Direct. Full details are in todays […]

VERY interesting – Accor/Hertz status match AND 1000 Marriott or IHG points for everyone!

A couple of weeks after a non-functioning website went up, a new partnership between Hertz and Le Club AccorHotels has been officially launched. Accor has previously only worked with Europcar. Adding Hertz is a positive move and broadens your options for crediting Hertz car rentals […]

Holiday Tips 4 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

This is the final part of our ‘Holiday Tips’ series which I have updated and re-run this week in preparation for the Summer season.  Earlier articles looked at the best credit card to use abroad, the best way to earn miles when ordering foreign currency […]

Crediting your Hertz rentals to IHG Rewards Club is looking attractive

Last week, I revealed that IHG Rewards Club is offering Spire Elite members status with Hertz. What I didn’t know at the time is that IHG and Hertz have relaunched and improved their existing partnership.  ALL IHG Rewards Club members, irrespective of status level, can earn […]

Bits: New IHG Spire Elite benefit launched, “Amex 2-4-1 – the Book” launches (really!)

News in brief: New IHG Spire Elite benefit launched A few people have emailed me recently to ask if I know anything about the promised new benefits for IHG’s new Spire Elite top tier. The answer is ‘No’. However, thanks to an eagle-eyed HFP reader, […]

Bits: Tesco 20% bonus emails arrive, bonus on Flying Blue miles purchases, Marriott / Hertz bonus

News in brief: Emails arrive for the Tesco / BA 20% conversion bonus The mythical emails regarding the new 20% conversion bonus of Tesco Clubcard points to British Airways Executive Club finally arrived yesterday.  Details of this promo can be found in my original article […]

New EU-wide rules promise more clarity on car rental pricing

The Competition & Markets Authority recently released details of an EU-wide settlement which it has agreed with Avis Budget, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Europcar, Sixt and Hertz.  Within six months, all of these firms will make fundamental changes to the way in which they sell their cars […]

Holiday Tips 4 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

This is the final part of our ‘Holiday Tips’ series which I have updated and re-run this week in preparation for the Summer season. For many of us, the only time in the whole year when we may find ourselves looking to hire a car […]

Bits: Tesco Lego deal back, triple Etihad miles with Hertz, Virgin sale

More news from the beach: Tesco brings back its Lego deal! Tesco has brought back – but just until Monday – its Clubcard deal on Lego. If you spend over £60 on any of the sets featured on this page, you will receive 1,000 bonus […]