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Tips when renting with Hertz:

Hertz #1 Club Gold Plus Rewards Program
The Hertz Gold Plus Rewards® program is free and very beneficial. You can enroll Here

 A) After your first Hertz Gold Rental you do not need to go to the counter again (At locations that participate in Hertz Gold Service).
They will have your receipt preprinted (and waiting for you in the car at many airports), so you can just drive out!

 B) For every dollar you spend they credit you points on the base rate of the rental and sometimes they even have double or triple point promotions.
These points can be redeemed for free rental days starting at 550 points for a weekend day or 2750 for a week.

C) Earn Elite Status quickly. You'll reach Hertz Five Star after just 7 rentals which will get you a complimentary 1 car class upgrade if available.
At 20 Rentals you'll reach Hertz Presidents Circle with a guaranteed complimentary upgrade. Upgrades are to a maximum of a premium.
There are many other benefits. check them out Here.

 AAA gives up to 1000 hertz points as a signup bonus or you can signup here for a 500 point signup bonus.

CDP
A CDP is a corporate account number but is not limited to private companies as many sales are tied with designated CDPs.
To find  cheap rates try different CDP corporate numbers many can be found in this thread or in the Car Rental Corporate Code Roundup thread.
Most CDPs do not waive underage fees with the exception of USAA (77694) but may be subject to proof of membership, and the Yeshiva Group (2046380) both waive the fee down to 18 y/o and have very good rates. AAA may also waive underage fees if the renter is above 20 years old.

Other great codes are:

Yeshiva: 2129719 Waives underage 18-19

Amex Travel Services: 1022855

AAdvatange: 217692

LAMC 3 marketing: 1906870

Yeshiva Student Association: 1876837

Chabad: 1908469

CBS Travel :  1976539

AAA: There are multiple 212 and 240 are examples or you can just type in AAA in cdp and it will come up

Car & Driver: 1757580


There are many more but we haven't found them to be cheaper then these.


To get your own CDP
You can sign up HERE if you are a sole proprietor or business owner with fewer than 100 employees.
You'll get 5 bonus credits for enrolling, an additional 5 credits for enrolling online, plus double credit for all your qualified rentals during the first 90 days after you enroll.
Every 15 credits you earn 1 free rental, and you can get a discount of up to 25% off on every rental worldwide.
After you join, you'll receive an e-mail within 2 business days to with your company's Corporate Discount Program (CDP) number and all the details of the program. Link.


CV Codes

CV codes are ConVention codes and go in the "Convention Number (CV):" box.
"CV" codes are hit or miss they can give amazing rates better then any CDP or PC or they can leave the rate the same, and they also work in conjunction with any CDP and PC code.
It doesn't hurt to add it to a reservation and can pull up flat rates of $30 a day for a premium car.
This works especially well in places that are expensive and often lowers the price substantially especially in major cities like NYC, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami.
Meeting rates generally include unlimited mileage. CV weekend rates start at 12pm thursday through 12pm sunday. Friday pick ups, require a minimum 2 day rental. Extra day rate for weekly rentals is 1/5th of the weekly rate.

PC Codes
   
PC codes are Promotional Coupons which vary from time to time and from rental to rental check HERE for a well kept list of the current valid codes and here for an alternate list (looks like the alternate list hasn't been updated for a while - most pc's are expired).

Other Useful Tips
Play with the dates and times:There are different rates for different times (high season - low season) so if you are flexible it may pay to check days before and after pick up. Generally weekends are cheaper than weekdays so if you pick up on a weekend it can lower your rate substantially just remember weekends start at 12pm on Thursday. Additionally sometimes an extra day on a weekly rate can be much more than the rate per day with the daily rate, try making the reservation only for the week and then extending it either at pick up or even during the rental.

Local Editions: Airport rentals are generally more expensive than Local Editions as there is airport fees and taxes. So look around ideally for Hertz locations in or at airport hotels that are accessible via the airport shuttle.


One way rentals:
When you are looking for a one way rental, every country and every corporate number will give a different price, usually its 1 of the following 3, either it will cost per mile or it will be unlimited miles with a drop fee or unlimited miles with no drop fee.
Look out it happens  sometimes the car you select they will charge $0.25 per mile while the next car class over will be unlimited miles with no drop fee, when it comes to one ways always look at all the car classes, I have seen many times a midsize SUV to be cheaper then a full size car.
Another thing to note is that certain locations in the same city will have a drop fee while others will not, for example to rent one way to NY, if you return to lynbrook NY there will always be a drop fee while if you return to brooklyn there is no drop fee and JFK will have a drop fee sometimes depending which country you use, sometimes it might be worth searching other pick up and other drop off locations nearby to get a totally different rate in a one way rental.

Underage
Many Hertz CDP's waive the underage fee in the usa - for example the Yeshiva association and USAA. Some countries do not waive underage.
UK 18-21 can not rent. 21-25 30GBP underage fee - no CDP's seem to waive atm.

Hertz Rate Matching
For most of the corporate locations in Europe, the UK and Australia it is sometimes possible to get Hertz to match their competitor's price so you can continue to earn points and status and enjoy their service.
Speak to your local Travel Agent.
Competitors Hertz will match.
Europe: Auto Europe, Avis, Enterprise, EuropCar, Kemwel, and Sixt
Australia and New Zealand: All

Get a status match real quick by messaging them on Twitter



Still not happy with your rates? Try posting here!




After you have rented please share you experience with others in the What did you reserve? What did you get? thread.


Coupon Spreadsheet http://bit.ly/hertzsavings
Alternate sheet Updated quite often: http://bit.ly/HertzDDF
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #120 on: December 12, 2011, 04:39:14 PM »
is it worth paying an extra $40 for a toyota prius on a 1 week rental in ny?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #121 on: December 12, 2011, 07:27:47 PM »
is it worth paying an extra $40 for a toyota prius on a 1 week rental in ny?
i doubt you would save that much on gas, but it depends on how much you are driving.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #122 on: December 12, 2011, 07:32:53 PM »
i doubt you would save that much on gas, but it depends on how much you are driving.

300 miles?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #123 on: December 13, 2011, 05:57:20 PM »
Does anyone have any experience using Hertz Vouchers in Israel? Will they work? Can I use my WMC for CDW coverage? Will I get charged an underage fee? Can I get the Shabbat discount?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #124 on: December 13, 2011, 06:03:38 PM »
Does anyone have any experience using Hertz Vouchers in Israel? Will they work? Can I use my WMC for CDW coverage? Will I get charged an underage fee? Can I get the Shabbat discount?

Thanks.


used a voucher w/o a problem at the king david branch today....w/ an agent you can get the shabbat discount keep in mind you still pay for insurance for the day...verify your WMC still covers israel so you don't have any issues but yes you can use it to waive the CDW but are legally required to buy the liability coverage but you still save every day w/ WMC...if you are 23 or older you shouldn't have an issue AFAIK

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #125 on: December 13, 2011, 06:39:25 PM »
Thanks! So I need to go through my Travel Agent to use the voucher?
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #126 on: December 15, 2011, 02:40:15 AM »
Thanks! So I need to go through my Travel Agent to use the voucher?

Don't see why you have to. I just handed it to the CSR and she took it w/o a problem. she just had to verify how to enter it.

Can someone help me with this - does Hertz @ JFK ever verify where you where when you made a reservation from 'brazil' as it says they can in the T & C's?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #127 on: December 15, 2011, 12:05:18 PM »
Can someone help me with this - does Hertz @ JFK ever verify where you where when you made a reservation from 'brazil' as it says they can in the T & C's?
A bunch of DDFers did it with out any issues. Just get Hertz gold & bypass the counter to be safe. Regards to your Brazilian friend ;)
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #128 on: December 15, 2011, 12:20:22 PM »
A bunch of DDFers did it with out any issues. Just get Hertz gold & bypass the counter to be safe. Regards to your Brazilian friend ;)

I have hertz 5*...will the car be waiting for me at a designated stall?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #129 on: December 15, 2011, 12:23:04 PM »
I have hertz 5*...will the car be waiting for me at a designated stall?
if your acct number is on the rental, yes. Log on to your acct & see if its there
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #130 on: December 15, 2011, 12:27:56 PM »
if your acct number is on the rental, yes. Log on to your acct & see if its there

it is showing up in the account...it says service type...gold canopy.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #131 on: December 15, 2011, 02:35:26 PM »
it is showing up in the account...it says service type...gold canopy.
The car should be in the stall for you.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #132 on: December 15, 2011, 02:40:20 PM »
The car should be in the stall for you.

Bueno, amigo!

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #133 on: December 16, 2011, 12:16:09 PM »
nothing wrong making the reservation in brazil if they ask u then u say it was done in brazil or brazilian website..

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #134 on: December 16, 2011, 01:48:26 PM »
need car thr. thru mon. usaa member only 20 in lkwd

                                          thanx

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #135 on: December 16, 2011, 01:53:04 PM »
Bueno, amigo!

As long as you're form Brazil....or spend so much time there :) ....  brush up on your Portugese...(they don't speak Spanish there)

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #136 on: December 16, 2011, 02:00:22 PM »
need car thr. thru mon. usaa member only 20 in lkwd

                                          thanx
that shouldn't be too hard. log onto hertz.com and search your dates with usaa cdp code! And if its too expensive then change the country.

I still never understood people that post for help on a rental when they know which company and cdp code they want especially when they can't rent anywhere else (18-20 yr olds).

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #137 on: December 17, 2011, 06:59:35 PM »
I still never understood people that post for help on a rental when they know which company and cdp code they want especially when they can't rent anywhere else (18-20 yr olds).
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #138 on: December 18, 2011, 12:14:30 AM »
Major shoutout to CBS for setting us up with a convertible in Hawaii at a time when everyone was practically sold out and whatever was left was costing major $$$. Thanks a lot!!! :)
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #139 on: December 18, 2011, 12:46:19 AM »
+1 Until I figured out they are Yeshiva bochurim!
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Major shutout to CBS for setting us up with a convertible in Hawaii at a time when everyone was practically sold out and whatever was left was costing major $$$. Thanks a lot!!! :)