Hertz extends ‘triple Avios’ deal – up to 1,350 Avios per day!

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There is only one way to earn Avios points when renting with Hertz, and that is to credit them to Iberia Plus.  Hertz is not a British Airways partner. (Once in Iberia Plus, you can easily move your Avios across to British Airways Executive Club […]

New benefits from Hertz Gold Plus Rewards … including a useful one!

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I published a long piece on Hertz Gold Plus Rewards back in January as part of a longer look at how to earn miles and points from Hertz.  I also wrote this post in October about Hertz Five Star, the ‘premium’ level which is given […]

Triple Avios (900-1,350 per day) with Hertz rentals!

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There is only one way to earn Avios points when renting with Hertz, and that is to credit them to Iberia Plus.  Hertz is not a British Airways partner. (Once in Iberia Plus, you can easily move your Avios across to British Airways Executive Club […]

Earning miles and points from Hertz – a beginners guide

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I am not an expert on car rentals – I only tend to hire a car two or three times a year, almost always for a trip out of London.  I was therefore grateful when Head for Points reader Felix offered to write an introductory […]

What I got for my birthday (including a free Melia night!)

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There is a growing trend now for loyalty programmes to send you an email on your birthday.  As I am signed up to a lot of schemes, it meant I received a lot of emails on Thursday! Some included some perks as well! SAS EuroBonus offered […]

25% bonus for transferring hotel points to United Mileage Plus – worth it?

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United Airlines has taken a leaf out of the British Airways promotions book and is currently offering a 25% bonus on all hotel and car hire points transfers. There is a bit of small print to follow: You must transfer at least 5,000 miles-worth of […]

Amex Platinum now offering Hertz Five Star status

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Over the last couple of years, Avis and Hertz have opened up their loyalty schemes, removing joining fees and eliminating tiers.  This means that the main benefits offered by premium credit cards – free entry into a programme that would charge a fee, or putting […]

Decent IHG Rewards Club promotion with Hertz

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It isn’t just airlines who have partnerships with the car rental companies. Some of the hotel groups do too. The downside is that the deals are usually rubbish! IHG Rewards Club, for example, offers just 125 points per day when you rent with Hertz. I […]

Preparing for Summer Part 4 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

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This is the fourth of my series of posts about – basically – earning Avios from your Summer holiday. Previous posts focussed on getting a discount on airport car parking, selecting the best credit card to use abroad and discussing whether Cash Passport cards were […]

Join Hertz 24/7 for free and get £20 of driving credit

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(EDIT, June 2014 – this free credit offer has now expired) If you live in London or another large metropolitan area, you are probably familiar with Zipcar or City Car Club. These schemes allow you to rent a car for £6-£7 per hour, from on-street […]

Generous Hertz deals with Virgin Flying Club and American Airlines

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Hertz is running a couple of decent promotions at the moment which are worth a look if you are planning to hire a car, either for business or over the May holiday weekends. The first promotion is for Virgin Atlantic Flying Club, earning 2,000 miles per […]

2,013 Virgin miles for a Hertz rental

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I posted yesterday about the current Avis / Avios promotion, and I compared it to the 1,000 Virgin Flying Club miles available on Hertz rentals. Duncan posted a link to this promotion which looks pretty good on the face of it. Hertz is offering 2,013 Virgin […]

Triple Avios on 3+ day Hertz rentals

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We are a little late spotting this one, but better late than never! If you book a Hertz car between 1 January and 28 February, for a rental up to 31 March, you can earn TRIPLE Avios in Iberia Plus! Iberia Plus is already a good […]