Earn Up to 5,000 Marriott Rewards Points and Save Up to 35 Percent With Hertz

You can now earn up to 5,000 Marriott Rewards points and save up to 35 percent when you rent a vehicle for a minimum of two days from Hertz during a new promotion which is in effect through Saturday, March 31, 2018; and the countries, territories and continents where you can score a discount of up to 35 percent off of your rental vehicle rates at participating locations include…

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Rent 3 Days, Get One Day Free With Hertz as Member of AAA

You can enjoy a free day when you rent a vehicle for a minimum of three days at participating locations of Hertz in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico through Wednesday, January 31, 2018 if you are a member of the American Automobile Association — but…

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More Proof That Hertz Is Not a Soul-Less Company

“‘Sweet Kia, bro!’ -said nobody ever” still causes me to laugh every time I think of it since WR — who is a reader of The Gate — posted that comment in response to this article pertaining to the car I rented from Hertz being upgraded to a Kia Soul…

…and yet…

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My Rental Car Upgrade is a Kia Soul?!?

When I arrived at the Hertz rental car facility not far from where I am based — this is a local location and not near a major airport — I only had to wait a few minutes before the person behind the counter was finished with a customer.

I had already reserved a compact car for my road trip of two weeks, which should have sufficed. When I rented a car from Hertz in Calgary earlier this year, I received an upgrade to a Chevrolet Cruze, which I enjoyed, as it was fully loaded.

“Your car is a Kia Soul,” the person behind the counter told me as my paperwork was handed to me.

“A Kia Soul?” I asked. “What the heck is that?!?”

“It’s the rat car,” said another person who was in the facility.

“What?” I asked.

I do not…

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