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Tips when renting with Hertz:

Hertz #1 Club Gold Plus Rewards Program
The Hertz Gold Plus Rewardsģ 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


NEW - Valid for Customers and Friends
2019 - CV# CV051C0006 (refreshed august 7th 2019)
2020 - CV# CV051C0007
PM Rcarentals with any Q's on his CV.


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 (updated by Rcarentals) for a well kept list of the current valid codes (last updated feb 10 2019) 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.
You can Pm Rcarentals with Q's about this.
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 - by RCArentals: http://bit.ly/HertzDDF

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6990 on: February 19, 2019, 08:29:35 PM »
Cause TP isnt included.
You will always pay less by an agent vs hertz.com
If you want head over to hertz.co.il and you will see more accurate rates.
Just so you know... Hertz Israel is a private company called kesher rent a car
Thats why they donít honor any perks u get here in the u.s. like upgrades, Usaa ... none of that

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6991 on: February 19, 2019, 08:44:04 PM »
Thats why they donít honor any perks u get here in the u.s. like upgrades, Usaa ... none of that
I actually got presidents circle from renting in Israel.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6992 on: February 19, 2019, 09:23:34 PM »
I never had to provide it. Actually the first time I rented , I told the lady Iím upset because I got the letter for nothing so she laughed and took it from me.(TLV airport)
Was it at the regular counter or in the parking lot by the gold booth?
Thats why they donít honor any perks u get here in the u.s. like upgrades, Usaa ... none of that
Correct
I actually got presidents circle from renting in Israel.
You probably rented thru hertz.com, otherwise you get nothing.  I think all third party sites are also connected to Hertz Israel (kesher) and not to the real Hertz (can verify if needed)

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6993 on: February 19, 2019, 09:27:51 PM »


You probably rented thru hertz.com, otherwise you get nothing.  I think all third party sites are also connected to Hertz Israel (kesher) and not to the real Hertz (can verify if needed)

I did not. But I did have the agent put my gold number in the reservation and he didn't book it on hertz.com either.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6994 on: February 19, 2019, 09:33:42 PM »
Cause TP isnt included.
You will always pay less by an agent vs hertz.com
If you want head over to hertz.co.il and you will see more accurate rates.
Just so you know... Hertz Israel is a private company called kesher rent a car

So you are right, Hertz.co.il is almost 3x the price of Hertz.com. Whats the deal?
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6995 on: February 19, 2019, 11:12:05 PM »
I never had to provide it. Actually the first time I rented , I told the lady Iím upset because I got the letter for nothing so she laughed and took it from me.(TLV airport)
my apologies, I just remembered that it wasnít Hertz, it was Budget

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6996 on: February 20, 2019, 12:24:05 AM »
I am looking to book a One way rental from Norfolk VA to JFK NY area for late February.
I am hertz five star and have enough gold points for multi day rental. Need enough space for 4 people
Anyone one have any ideas for best rental?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6997 on: February 20, 2019, 07:59:44 AM »
So you are right, Hertz.co.il is almost 3x the price of Hertz.com. Whats the deal?
Again as explained many times .co.il includes insurance which is mandatory, .com does not.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6998 on: February 20, 2019, 01:59:53 PM »

I did not. But I did have the agent put my gold number in the reservation and he didn't book it on hertz.com either.
Just checked with them, I was wrong.
Israeli rentals should help you for status, but you don't get any perks when renting in Israel.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #6999 on: February 20, 2019, 02:14:40 PM »
Just checked with them, I was wrong.
Israeli rentals should help you for status, but you don't get any perks when renting in Israel.
Who did you call?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7000 on: February 20, 2019, 02:16:30 PM »
Who did you call?
Checked with them directly

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7001 on: March 10, 2019, 03:33:56 PM »
Can I add an underage driver to a rental for one day only (last day)? I'm 24 and waive underage fees with AAA but I want to add a 19-year old for the last day. I don't mind paying for one day of underage but I don't want to pay for the whole rental.

Is this possible?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7002 on: March 10, 2019, 04:50:59 PM »
If you're paying, it's for all of it.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7003 on: March 10, 2019, 04:53:52 PM »
If you're paying, it's for all of it.
Got it. Also, does AAA waive underage for additional drivers 20+ if they don't have AAA themselves?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7004 on: March 10, 2019, 06:40:42 PM »
Officially you can't be added under 20...
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