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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 #7780 on: February 13, 2021, 06:36:42 PM »
how can this be a priceline with a USAA corp code? Doesn't make sense.
i know woth expedia it gives you an option to add a cdp to a reservation

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7781 on: February 14, 2021, 03:30:14 AM »
how can this be a priceline with a USAA corp code? Doesn't make sense.
He may have used Auto slash which sends you to pricline.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7782 on: February 14, 2021, 01:10:04 PM »
He may have used Auto slash which sends you to pricline.
Probably.. Just a word of caution when using Autoslash. Make sure that the price on contract matches the price quoted when booking. It happened  to me twice recently where I was charged a totally different daily rate then I was quoted for no apparent reason. Hertz PC customer service couldn't figure out what went wrong, but were willing to refund the difference..

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7783 on: February 14, 2021, 02:54:04 PM »
Probably.. Just a word of caution when using Autoslash. Make sure that the price on contract matches the price quoted when booking. It happened  to me twice recently where I was charged a totally different daily rate then I was quoted for no apparent reason. Hertz PC customer service couldn't figure out what went wrong, but were willing to refund the difference..
You can add your gold number to your res. when you book on pricline.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7784 on: February 14, 2021, 07:13:52 PM »
You can add your gold number to your res. when you book on pricline.
I did both times and still had this issue. The reservation even showed up on my Hertz account.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7785 on: February 16, 2021, 04:53:25 PM »
I got ID'd for using Chabad CDP in NYC.


They gave me the discount in the end, but not before a 5 min argument about what Chabad is and that they don't give ID's.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7786 on: February 16, 2021, 07:47:56 PM »
I got ID'd for using Chabad CDP in NYC.


They gave me the discount in the end, but not before a 5 min argument about what Chabad is and that they don't give ID's.
Which location?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7787 on: February 16, 2021, 08:14:42 PM »
Which location?
NYC Laffayette st.
She kept pushing me if I have any ID, or any that letterhead contains my name, or maybe a certificate that I"m a Rabbi. She wasn't gonna let me go.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7788 on: February 17, 2021, 11:17:41 AM »
how can this be a priceline with a USAA corp code? Doesn't make sense.
I asked him, he said he has no clue as he never added it. My guess is, they saw it on his profile and added it because they felt bad he was billed $1200, or, more likely, it was added automatically when the reservation was linked to his gold account. Regardless, I'm baffled they didn't ask for proof.


Random update, the Hertz charge was flagged as fraud, so he checked his card, and it seems he was never billed for this rental. He now has some "leverage" when calling, and will give a sob story that he only has $500 worth of credit or something.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7789 on: February 19, 2021, 12:48:16 PM »
have a month long rental out on a pay later rate. if i don't return the car will i be charged the current rate? or the rate from my contract?
 
taking out another monthly rental would be much more expensive now
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7790 on: February 19, 2021, 01:04:54 PM »
have a month long rental out on a pay later rate. if i don't return the car will i be charged the current rate? or the rate from my contract?
 
taking out another monthly rental would be much more expensive now
Usually when you tell them you want to extend it, it keeps the current rate iinm, but keep in mind that cc insurance often has a a 30/45 day limit

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« Reply #7791 on: February 19, 2021, 01:30:27 PM »
Usually when you tell them you want to extend it, it keeps the current rate iinm, but keep in mind that cc insurance often has a a 30/45 day limit
they might want younto come in to renew the contract otherwise they get into other issues with short term lease

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7792 on: February 19, 2021, 01:32:11 PM »
they might want younto come in to renew the contract otherwise they get into other issues with short term lease
right, but I'm asking will they be able to keep my current rate.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7793 on: February 19, 2021, 01:35:06 PM »
right, but I'm asking will they be able to keep my current rate.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7794 on: February 19, 2021, 02:06:19 PM »
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Well first check if you can extend it online. If that doesn’t work, then call.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7795 on: February 19, 2021, 02:12:38 PM »
This rate plan does not allow for digital extensions. Please call 800-654-4174 to extend your rental.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7796 on: February 19, 2021, 03:25:35 PM »
What location did you rent from? I rented from Hertz Freehold for 2 weeks than extended online to a month and after that online they didn't let me extend but I called the Freehold location and they extended it for another 2 weeks, i than did it again multiple times... Totaling in a couple month long rental

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« Reply #7797 on: February 19, 2021, 03:30:08 PM »
What location did you rent from? I rented from Hertz Freehold for 2 weeks than extended online to a month and after that online they didn't let me extend but I called the Freehold location and they extended it for another 2 weeks, i than did it again multiple times... Totaling in a couple month long rental
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7798 on: February 20, 2021, 08:16:33 PM »
Anyone have a cheap way top rent an suv one way from lakewood to boston?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7799 on: February 27, 2021, 07:01:23 PM »
Rental car stolen from our driveway on shabbos.

Any one have experience with next step

Rented using United MileagePlus explorer card
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