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: 20% off railcards, “100 Years of (BA) Aviation Posters”, 3000 IHG points with Hertz and attraction tickets

News in brief: 20% off Friends & Family Railcards Until 22nd May, in time for the school holidays, you can save 20% on a Friends & Family Railcard.   You need to buy via the Railcards website here and use code FMH20. The price will […]

Bits: generous Virgin gesture to a reader, earn Marriott and SPG points with Hertz, £25 off SWISS to Geneva

News in brief: A generous gesture from Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money A HFP reader dropped us a note last week to say that she had been the unexpected winner of a competition she never knew existed! Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money had quietly decided […]

How to get a one-way Hertz UK car rental for just £1!

Hertz UK has launched a similar deal to the Europcar’s £1 car rentals which have proved very popular with Head for Points readers: Hertz One Hertz One offers one-way UK car rentals for a flat fee from £1, including basic insurance. This is an interesting way for […]

Europcar joins Nectar (and Hertz leaves) – and how to earn miles and hotel points from Europcar rentals

Europcar is a major player on the car rental scene in Europe (the company is based in France) although it has a lower profile than the big boys, Hertz and Avis Budget. Europcar joined Nectar last week as a new partner.  Hertz and Nectar have […]

Bits: BA credit card surcharge gone, Hertz sale, Etihad sale, Charles Tyrwhitt bonus

News in brief: The BA credit card booking fee has gone If you book a British Airways flight today, you should notice that the 1% credit card and Paypal fee has disappeared.  It was removed last night (in theory, I am typing this earlier). By […]

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 […]

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