Tag Archives: Car Rental

What’s a Hertz Gold Plus Point Worth?

I’m always on the lookout for ways to reduce car rental costs and/or earn some value back on those that I do pay for. One that I’ve struggled with for a while is whether Hertz points are worthwhile.

Cars – Changing Capital One Reservation and Is Earning Saving?

In the last couple weeks, I posted a series of approaches to booking cars inexpensively and separately a post about the sort of decisions that point values help with. Today brought the two together in the best possible way, while also giving me a chance to test changing a Capital One car reservation, so let’s get […]

Car rentals gone mad – Fighting back!

In a couple of weeks, we have a quick trip to Milwaukee again (yes, just 3 weeks after the last one). I’ve had pretty good luck with rentals there so I didn’t bother checking rates in advance. They were initially $300+ for a Friday night to Monday night rental. I thought they surely would go […]

Delta Skymiles for Car Rentals

One relatively little known use of frequent flyer miles is to book hotels and cars. This is available to Delta Gold, Platinum, and Diamond medallion members or those who hold a Delta branded American Express. It seems ridiculous to me that silver medallions are excluded.