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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



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 #6676 on: May 23, 2018, 10:31:51 PM »
How long after you complete your 20th rental does president circle kick in I just finished today

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6677 on: June 03, 2018, 03:24:28 AM »
Anyone know a ballpark estimate how much hertz will charge if I return to sna instead of lax ?

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« Reply #6678 on: June 04, 2018, 03:30:57 PM »
Any good pc's now for a three day weekday rental?

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« Reply #6679 on: June 04, 2018, 04:05:34 PM »
Any good pc's now for a three day weekday rental?
Cv/Convention code
022L5102

Daily. Weekly. Weekend. Monthly.
182744 10% off
196066 phone only
310353 (some times works)

Monthly
204408 10% off 8/31
203970 $40 off 12/31
204176 $50 off AAA 12/31
203713 $50 off. AAA 12/31
204336 $50 off AAA 6/30

Weekly (5 days min)
204410 10% off 8/31
204412 $25 off week 8/31

Weekend  (starts Thurs at noon)
204409 15% off 8/31
204412 $5 off day 8/31
203972 $15 off 12/31

*AAA*

Weekly
204185, 204183, 204378 15% off 6/30
204174 $5 off day 12/31
203710 $20 off 12/31

Weekend
204185, 204183, 204378 15% off 6/30
204172 rent 3 get one free 12/31
204174 $5 off day 12/31
203708 $5 off max $15. 12/31

*Usaa*

Weekly
203206 $25 off 12/31
105652 $25 off 12/31
105733 Rent 7 days pay for 6. 12/31

Weekend
105766 $5 off day, max $15. 12/31


Expiring June 15th

Weekly
204180 rent 7 days, Pay for 6 6/15
204182 15% off 6/15
204179 $5 off day, max $30 6/15

Weekend
204179 $5 off day 6/15
204181 20% off 6/15
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6680 on: June 07, 2018, 05:06:06 PM »
Was invited to “Hertz Hub” a few months ago and wanted to know if anyone here is part. Essentially it’s a focus group where they give surveys about once a week, which are rewarded with Hertz points. They also do these live dinner/cocktail events to meet with Hertz upper management.

Being that I’m not renting for all that many years, wondering why I got invited (not complaining obv) and wondering if anyone here is part 
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6681 on: June 07, 2018, 05:20:59 PM »
Was invited to “Hertz Hub” a few months ago and wanted to know if anyone here is part. Essentially it’s a focus group where they give surveys about once a week, which are rewarded with Hertz points. They also do these live dinner/cocktail events to meet with Hertz upper management.

Being that I’m not renting for all that many years, wondering why I got invited (not complaining obv) and wondering if anyone here is part
I wasn't :(
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6682 on: June 07, 2018, 05:31:44 PM »
I wasn't :(
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Presidents circle but really don’t rent very often and have only been with Hertz for 6-7 years. Rest of the people posting in the forums have been with Hertz for 40 years. Tempted to go to the NYC event just to be the youngest by 20 years ;)
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6683 on: June 07, 2018, 05:31:58 PM »
Was invited to “Hertz Hub” a few months ago and wanted to know if anyone here is part. Essentially it’s a focus group where they give surveys about once a week, which are rewarded with Hertz points. They also do these live dinner/cocktail events to meet with Hertz upper management.

Being that I’m not renting for all that many years, wondering why I got invited (not complaining obv) and wondering if anyone here is part
I was invited a year or 2 ago. I lost interest in it really quickly.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6684 on: June 07, 2018, 05:54:19 PM »
I was invited a year or 2 ago. I lost interest in it really quickly.
same here.
Was invited a few month ago (have been presidential for about a year before then)
Joined and lost interest, still get the emails
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6685 on: June 10, 2018, 12:46:32 AM »
I was invited a year or 2 ago. I lost interest in it really quickly.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6686 on: June 13, 2018, 01:26:13 PM »
To be able to find a working code you got to plug each and every code in separately?

 If I put in another cdp code I won't be eligible for perks from my pc statues?
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6687 on: June 13, 2018, 01:31:48 PM »
What are you trying to do?
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6688 on: June 13, 2018, 01:34:17 PM »
What are you trying to do?
Drop the price on a two day rental.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6689 on: June 13, 2018, 01:36:26 PM »
Your only options are changing the CDP, or a CV code. You can also make the reservation over the phone and try to have them put in their internal PC code.
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