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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: BA’s virtual reality experience hits Gateshead, 3000 Miles & More miles with a 2-day Hertz rental

News in brief: BA’s virtual reality experience arrives in Gateshead The British Airways virtual reality experience, Fly, is opening at PROTO, Gateshead on Wednesday 16th October. Fly is an ‘interactive, full motion, multisensory experience that traces humankind’s relationship to flying – the first of its […]

Holiday Tips 3 – how to earn Avios and get the best deals on Heathrow Airport car parking

With the schools breaking up, I am currently running updated versions of my annual travel planning series.  This will cover the best ways of earning or redeeming miles and points to get the best value from your Summer travel.  Part 1, on earning Avios and miles from car rentals, […]

Holiday Tips 1 – Earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals, and saving on insurance

This article looks at how to earn Avios and other airline miles from car rentals. The schools are nearly 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 […]

Win your share of one million Hertz Gold Plus Rewards points with their Summer competition!

Hertz has launched a Summer-long competition giving away one million Gold Plus Rewards points! Until 17th September Gold Plus Rewards members can win themselves a share of the prize – and the more rentals you make the more chances you get of winning. You can […]

See Wimbledon with Hertz (no bids so far!)

You can see Wimbledon with Hertz! Yesterday we covered the chance to spend a day at Wimbledon with full hospitality by using your IHG Rewards Club points. Reader Charlieface sent me a link to a similar Wimbledon points auction being run by Hertz. Here’s the […]

Hertz introduces ‘The British Collection’ of luxury vehicles

Hertz is introducing a new premium service called The British Collection.  It is primarily based around a varied fleet of Jaguar and Land Rovers and will only be available from the Heathrow, Edinburgh Airport and London Marble Arch locations. The cars come with a make-and-model […]

How to maximise Hertz Gold Plus Rewards – a comprehensive review

This is our review of Hertz Gold Plus Rewards. We don’t cover Hertz Gold Plus Rewards much on Head for Points because it is usually easier to take airline miles instead.  I had a Hertz car in Scotland last week for eight days and decided that […]

Hertz Rewards launches new auctions and vouchers site

I don’t think that Hertz Rewards points are very popular with Head for Points readers.  I think most people prefer to take airline miles instead, such as the generous 1,000 miles per rental deal with Virgin Atlantic. If you do take the points, possibly due […]

Hertz is 100 and has launched a Centenary sale

Hertz has been running various promotions this year to celebrate its 100th birthday and has now launched the official ‘Centenary Sale’. It runs until Monday 12th November, although logged-in Gold Plus Rewards members will be able to book until Monday 19th November. It is valid […]

Why crediting Hertz rentals to IHG Rewards Club is surprisingly attractive

On Monday I told you about the exclusive tie-up that Hertz was about to announce with the SkyTeam airline alliance – see here. There is no news at the moment about whether your SkyTeam elite status can be turned into Hertz Gold Plus Rewards status.  […]

Hertz to become the first non-airline member of SkyTeam

This is, I think, a world exclusive! I was with Caroline Simmerman, the Hertz Europe partnerships director, at a reception in Amsterdam last night and she told our group that Hertz has just agreed a deal to become the first ‘non-airline member’ of the SkyTeam […]

How to win 100,000 Virgin Atlantic miles with Hertz

When renting with Hertz, our recommended rewards partner is Virgin Atlantic.   As you can see on the Virgin website here, most Hertz rentals earn 1,000 Virgin Flying Club miles.  This is a very good return for a short rental, although if you are renting for […]

Holiday Tips 3 – how to earn Avios and get the best deals on Heathrow Airport car parking

With the schools breaking up, I am currently running updated versions of my annual travel planning series.  This will cover the best ways of earning or redeeming miles and points to get the best value from your Summer travel.  Part 1, on earning Avios and miles from car rentals, […]

3,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points on Hertz rentals

We are a bit late to the party on this deal annoyingly.  However, until 31st July you will earn 3,000 IHG Rewards Club bonus points when you credit a Hertz car rental to IHG. This is on top of the standard earning rate of 500 […]

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 […]

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