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Redeem Rewards Faster With No Blackout Dates With Avis Preferred — But…

You can now redeem rewards faster with no blackout dates with the improved Avis Preferred frequent renter loyalty program, as you can redeem as few as 700 Avis Preferred Points for a rental day and as few as 250 Avis Preferred Points for certain accessories for your rental car effective immediately.

You earn a minimum of 100 Avis Preferred Points with each vehicle rental. This effectively means that renting a vehicle seven times will give you enough Avis Preferred Points to redeem for a rental day.

Additionally, you can earn 250 bonus points when you sign up for the Avis Preferred frequent renter loyalty program and rent a vehicle within three months — meaning that you would only need to rent a vehicle five more times to earn enough Avis Preferred Points to redeem for a rental day.

There is also a sliding scale as to how many Avis Preferred Points you can earn per vehicle rental, as every dollar you spend earns you…

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Hilton Honors Terminates Relationships With Four Rental Car Partners

If you earn Hilton Honors points as a result of renting vehicles, be aware that that option will no longer be available with four rental car companies in 2017, as the Hilton Honors frequent guest loyalty program will be terminating its relationships with Avis, Budget, Sixt and Europcar.

You may continue to earn Hilton Honors points with the following rental car partners with vehicle rentals completed prior to December 31, 2017 — as long as you provide your Hilton Honors membership number at the time of booking your reservation, which must be prior to…

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$4.95 Per Day For Rental Cars Leaving Florida One Way — Spring 2017

If you are able to position yourself to rent a car from Florida and drive it out, now is the time to do so: how about a rental rate of as low as $4.95 per day for rental cars leaving Florida one way Spring 2017 to much of the eastern United States — such as Atlanta or Boston, for example?

For example, you can rent a car from Avis for four days from Tampa to New York for only…

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Avis Issue is Finally Resolved After 17 Months. Here is What Happened…

I finally decided to call the customer service telephone number of Avis at 2:30 earlier this afternoon after I received no resolution to the string of e-mail messages initiated since September of 2015 pertaining to my renting two cars in the United Arab Emirates and one car in Egypt over a period of three weeks starting in May of 2015 and concluding in June. For additional details, please…

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Earn Up to 5,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles With Avis? Good Luck With That One…

You can purportedly earn up to 5,000 bonus AAdvantage miles when you rent a car for a minimum of three days with Avis or Budget — plus you can save up to 35 percent on a rental with Avis; while you can save up to 30 percent on a rental with Budget — with this current promotion where the rental of a vehicle must begin by Saturday, October 15, 2016, which is the day when this promotion ends.

Before going into the terms and conditions of this promotion, please allow me to explain why I am wary of this — or any offer — of bonus miles or points from Avis.

I have…

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