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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 #7960 on: October 29, 2021, 12:32:14 PM »
Rented in BTV.
Drop fee to JFK is $180.
Prefer to drop in YUL.
CS says it's not possible.
Location says that it's not possible.
When I asked the location what were to happen if I did? They said it would cost me a lot of money. When I asked how much?
She just shot out an amount of $2,000.
I decided to see how true that is so I trolled her.
I said that for $2,000 it worth it for me. She started pleading with me, "Please, please don't do that. We cannot go up to Canada to pickup the car".

I never gave the location my name, rental record, or any contact information. I also called from a different number.

1) How much can YUL drop fee truthfully be?
2) Is there anything I should be concerned about if I decide to drop in YUL?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7961 on: October 30, 2021, 10:55:34 PM »
That's a really hard way to get pc
pc via closed club card...

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7962 on: October 30, 2021, 10:58:14 PM »
Rented in BTV.
Drop fee to JFK is $180.
Prefer to drop in YUL.
CS says it's not possible.
Location says that it's not possible.
When I asked the location what were to happen if I did? They said it would cost me a lot of money. When I asked how much?
She just shot out an amount of $2,000.
I decided to see how true that is so I trolled her.
I said that for $2,000 it worth it for me. She started pleading with me, "Please, please don't do that. We cannot go up to Canada to pickup the car".

I never gave the location my name, rental record, or any contact information. I also called from a different number.

1) How much can YUL drop fee truthfully be?
2) Is there anything I should be concerned about if I decide to drop in YUL?
I would be concerned of ending of up a DNR list.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7963 on: November 01, 2021, 11:44:39 AM »
any recent experiences in Israel (specifically Jerusalem) with Hertz?
Still no real recognition of status?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7964 on: November 01, 2021, 11:58:11 AM »
any recent experiences in Israel (specifically Jerusalem) with Hertz?
Still no real recognition of status?
LOL on even having a thought of it

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7965 on: November 01, 2021, 12:50:31 PM »
LOL on even having a thought of it
I hear it- but they are still my preferred car rental in terms of experience.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7966 on: November 01, 2021, 05:01:35 PM »
What's the best way to book with President's Circle?  Do you just book the cheapest car and hope they have something better when you land?  Does it help to book a better car to begin with?  Thanks

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7967 on: November 01, 2021, 07:54:36 PM »
What's the best way to book with President's Circle?  Do you just book the cheapest car and hope they have something better when you land?  Does it help to book a better car to begin with?  Thanks
To guarantee a specific car you gotta book it.
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7968 on: November 01, 2021, 08:44:58 PM »
To guarantee a specific car you gotta book it.
even that's not guaranteed

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7969 on: November 01, 2021, 09:36:00 PM »
Got it

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7970 on: November 02, 2021, 02:04:42 PM »
Hi,
Looking to buy a 1 week Hertz rental certificate. PM if you have one that you would like to sell.
Thank you

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7971 on: November 12, 2021, 03:21:21 AM »
Question for the pros:
I received a notice from hertz that I had a speeding violation, and they will be charging me a $30 fee on top of the ticket.

I got the official letter from the city department of finance, turns out it's just a warning (speeding camera, first violation).

Any way to get the $30 back from hertz?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7972 on: November 13, 2021, 11:49:37 PM »
Question for the pros:
I received a notice from hertz that I had a speeding violation, and they will be charging me a $30 fee on top of the ticket.

I got the official letter from the city department of finance, turns out it's just a warning (speeding camera, first violation).

Any way to get the $30 back from hertz?
send them a copy of the letter?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7973 on: November 14, 2021, 01:28:13 AM »
send them a copy of the letter?
Well can they still charge the fee for the privilege of giving my mailing address to to the city?
In other words, is there any verbiage anywhere that says that the fee only applies if there is an actual violation?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7974 on: November 14, 2021, 02:00:51 AM »
Well can they still charge the fee for the privilege of giving my mailing address to to the city?
In other words, is there any verbiage anywhere that says that the fee only applies if there is an actual violation?
Call them and ask them?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7975 on: November 15, 2021, 01:45:52 AM »
https://pub.emails.hertz.com/Capital-One?statustier=19P182021C&utm_source=clubhouse#signup for anyone who doesn't have president circle yet, this seems to be a mistakenly made public link

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7976 on: November 16, 2021, 12:38:54 PM »
with presidents status I can book any car and theoretically upgrade to any car on lot?

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7977 on: November 16, 2021, 12:42:14 PM »
with presidents status I can book any car and theoretically upgrade to any car on lot?
Need to book C class and up. It also would only work at a location that has a PC section, obviously.

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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7978 on: November 18, 2021, 01:28:51 PM »
https://pub.emails.hertz.com/Capital-One?statustier=19P182021C&utm_source=clubhouse#signup for anyone who doesn't have president circle yet, this seems to be a mistakenly made public link
Is this still active? Can it extend existing status? How do I check current status exp date? tx
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Re: Hertz Master Thread
« Reply #7979 on: November 25, 2021, 12:43:50 AM »
What is up with Hertz not allowing bookings for rewards in 2022?
It's nuts that we're pretty much at December and they're not saying anything and just plain ignoring people who ask based on Flyertalk threads.