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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #30 on: February 12, 2018, 12:38:55 AM »






If you're late for a flight they can do valet return in your car...if they want to.

Never knew that.

Thanks

I've had many airport locations do it for me many times. Depends how nice you are and a tip definitely helps

And we have DP.

What does this mean; how does this work?

I believe he's referring to the Centurion card. It gives you Hertz platinum, which basically means when you need something, they're at your service.

The Black card ( aka Centurion card ) is the best Amex CC out there. Initial cost is around 10k, but may be worth it for it's benefits.

It's an invitation only card, that has never been confirmed what triggers the invitation.

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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #31 on: February 12, 2018, 12:54:10 AM »


The Black card ( aka Centurion card ) is the best Amex CC out there. Initial cost is around 10k, but may be worth it for it's benefits.

It's an invitation only card, that has never been confirmed what triggers the invitation.

Pretty sure high spending is the key trigger.
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #32 on: February 12, 2018, 12:56:06 AM »

Pretty sure high spending is the key trigger.
Many DDFers have spent 10s of millions on CCs and nothing....

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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #33 on: February 12, 2018, 12:57:22 AM »
Many DDFers have spent 10s of millions on CCs and nothing....
TPG I believe credited his Invite to that, and it seems like that elsewhere, I can't answer why others haven't gotten an invite.
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #34 on: February 12, 2018, 12:58:45 AM »
TPG I believe credited his Inc vote to that, and it seems like that elsewhere, I can't answer why others haven't gotten an invite.
I'm sure its a factor...but obviously not the only one.

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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #35 on: February 12, 2018, 01:01:44 AM »


I'm sure its a factor...but obviously not the only one.
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Amex reportedly extends invitations to apply for the business card only if youíve spent (and paid off) at least $450,000 (or $500,000 ó weíve heard both) across all your Amex accounts in a calendar year. For the personal card, the bar is set around $350,000. Note that these amounts arenít officially confirmed, and just because you spend enough and have good standing across accounts doesnít mean youíll automatically be invited to apply. Part of the exclusivity of the Centurion Card is that thereís a secret formula behind who gets invited.
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #36 on: February 12, 2018, 01:14:32 AM »

Correct, however...
Many DDFers have spent 10s of millions on CCs and nothing....
I personally know someone that spends $9,000,000 annually ( legit, no MS) on Amex and has tried everything to get the card to no avail.

And the person that does have it spent less when he got the card...

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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #37 on: February 12, 2018, 01:15:49 AM »
Correct, however... I personally know someone that spends $9,000,000 annually ( legit, no MS) on Amex and has tried everything to get the card to no avail.

And the person that does have it spent less when he got the card...
Did you read the last line of that quote?
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #38 on: February 12, 2018, 01:34:47 AM »
Did you read the last line of that quote?
Obviously not

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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #39 on: February 12, 2018, 01:59:28 AM »
I find it highly doubtful that the return guy at the MIA or FLL car return centers would be permitted to just leave their posts and drive a customer to the terminal, unless thatís a specific benefit provided by a black Card or Chairman which I guess is an elevated points status.
I've done it many times with Hertz and National.

They usually call over one of the guys cleaning the cars to drive you back.
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #40 on: February 12, 2018, 02:04:38 AM »
MIA, was very easy today, pulled up to curbside check in, family was getting out of the car while I was handing over my luggage to the agent and I drove from there to car rental return.
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #41 on: February 12, 2018, 09:07:51 AM »
MIA, was very easy today, pulled up to curbside check in, family was getting out of the car while I was handing over my luggage to the agent and I drove from there to car rental return.
And, how did you get from there back to the terminal?
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #42 on: February 12, 2018, 12:12:55 PM »
I find it highly doubtful that the return guy at the MIA or FLL car return centers would be permitted to just leave their posts and drive a customer to the terminal, unless thatís a specific benefit provided by a black Card or Chairman which I guess is an elevated points status.

For FFL, there is no need. The rental center is in the airport

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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #43 on: February 12, 2018, 12:13:43 PM »
For FFL, there is no need. The rental center is in the airport
Depends on what terminal in FLL.
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Re: Strategies For Picking Up/Dropping Off Rental Cars at Airports
« Reply #44 on: February 12, 2018, 01:07:17 PM »
we usually just manage to schlep all the kids and luggage into the shuttle to the car rental location

Am I so unusual?