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.

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, […]

Bits: new Amex hotel cashback deals, 500 Accor points and cocktails at MGallery, 3000 IHG points with Hertz

News in brief: New American Express hotel cashback deals Some new Amex cashback offers have launched.  Some, all or none of these deals may be available for sign-up on the ‘Offers’ tab of your online statement page.  Remember that you need to check for each […]

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 Hertz and Hyatt Amex cashback deals, new Hyatt promo, Marriott Platinum welcome gifts from August

News in brief: New Hertz and Hyatt Amex cashback deals New cashback deals for Hertz car rentals in the UK and Hyatt hotels have appeared on a lot of American Express statements. Hertz is offering £30 cashback when you spend £150+ in the UK by […]

Bits: IAG ‘to make third €1.5bn Norwegian offer’, new Club World ads, 720 Avios with a NOW TV stick

News in brief: IAG ‘to make a third €1.5bn offer for Norwegian’ Spanish newspaper Expansion reported yesterday (see here, Chrome can translate) that BA’s parent company, IAG, is to make a third offer for Norwegian. This will value the airline at 330 NOK per share, […]

1000 Marriott or IHG points from Hertz for almost everyone and an Accor/Hertz status match

A couple of years ago, Hertz and Le Club AccorHotels launched a partnership.  It has been pretty quiet since then but it seems that the key benefits – a Hertz status match and a chunk of free Hertz points – are still available. Hertz is offering […]

Bits: Club Aspire at Gatwick North, Virgin moves Las Vegas to Heathrow & adds Barbados, Virgin car rental deals

News in brief: Club Aspire re-opening at Gatwick North delayed The opening of the new Club Aspire lounge at Gatwick North, the easyJet terminal, has slipped. It was originally meant to be 28th May.  The website now says ‘early June’ which is annoyingly vague. This […]

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 […]