More Posts On: Rental Cars

Is Love Possible at 35,000 Feet in 2020? These Deals and Technology Might Help…

As Valentine’s Day is about here for 2020, here is a look at the deals and technology which are available for you to meet that special someone — especially if you like to travel or are a frequent flier who does not have the time to meet people.

Before delving into exactly what are some of the options available to you, please indulge me in presenting to you the following novel fictional scenario…

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Hertz Pick-Up Service — Or Trying to Use It, At Least

I decided to rent a car for a road trip from Hertz; and because the closest rental car facility which is operated by Hertz is located fewer than 15 minutes away from where I am based, I qualified to request Pick Up Service, which is available at no extra charge.

I have never tried Pick Up Service with Hertz; but the thought of not having to leave where I was as the rental car was delivered to me appealed to me — plus, I have rented cars from this Hertz Local Edition location in the past and never had any problems.

The following statement was included on my reservation once I booked it…

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Unauthorized Users of Corporate Codes: Is This Company Cracking Down?

A number of ways to get low rates on different aspects of travel exist, which include various discounts and promotions. However, sometimes the lowest rate which can be procured — and perhaps earn frequent travel loyalty program miles and points and access benefits which elite level members typically enjoy — is by using a corporate code not typically available to the public.

Although…

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More Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2019

When I use affiliate links in articles here at The Gate, I not only hope to earn money to pay the bills here at its swank headquarters — that’s your cue to roll your eyes — but I also want the offers to be beneficial to you as well.

However, what…

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Save Money With Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2019

When I use affiliate links in articles here at The Gate, I not only hope to earn money to pay the bills here at its swank headquarters — that’s your cue to roll your eyes — but I also want the offers to be beneficial to you as well.

However, what…

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14 Ways to Save Money on Fuel

Winter has almost arrived in the northern hemisphere; and although gasoline prices had steadily increased during the later part of this past winter and the first half of spring earlier this year, they had slowly retreated and have basically remained steady in recent weeks…

…but even if the average price for a gallon of gasoline falls below $2.00 — some areas of the southeastern United States have been teasing with that threshold — a vehicle with a fuel tank capacity of eleven gallons will still cost at least $20.00 to fill up. Any savings in fuel will add up over time — especially if you commute on a regular basis or if you drive long distances often.

Although this article was written from the point of view of renting a vehicle, many of the same tips can also apply to vehicles which you own or lease.

The following 14 ways to save money on fuel are in no particular order…

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Bizarre Complimentary Bonus Points Offer November 2019 From Hertz Gold Plus Rewards

“Congratulations. You’ve been selected for a limited-time offer. Check your account. You’ve been awarded bonus points. As one of our most loyal customers, you’ve earned bonus points* for the month of November. These points earn you a free* rental reward.”

That was what greeted me in an e-mail message which was sent to me earlier today from Hertz Gold Plus Rewards frequent renter loyalty program — but the next line was part of the reason why this offer seemed bizarre…

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