When you book your next car rental, check if you can save money!
AutoSlash is a fantastic website that tracks your car rental reservations for price drops. The site can re-book the reservation automatically or notify you if your rental gets cheaper. Plus it’s free to use!
AutoSlash can potentially save you hundreds of dollars! Several Million Mile Secrets readers use the site with great results.
AutoSlash Can Potentially Save You Lots of Money on Car Rentals Because the Site Automatically Monitors Prices for Cheaper Options
I’ll show how you can get a discount car rental using AutoSlash.
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Lyn blogs about Southwest Airlines at GotoTravelGal.com. And she offers her free “Step-by-Step Guide to Earning the Southwest Companion Pass” to help you quickly and easily earn the amazing Southwest Companion Pass, which lets 1 person fly nearly free with you for up to 2 years.
So I’ve asked her to share some tips on how to earn Southwest points when you rent a car.
Lyn: Renting a car is a common activity for travelers who want an independent mode of transportation at their destination.
Whether you’ll be sight-seeing around a US National Park, driving along the Pacific Coast highway, or just want the freedom to stop at the grocery and explore a destination on your own time, car rentals can come in quite handy.
Did you know it’s quite easy to earn Southwest points every time you rent a car? But NOT all the points you earn will qualify for the Southwest Companion Pass.
We’ve Got Tips for How to Earn Southwest Points on Your Next Car Rental!
I’m going to show you the current bonus point offers from Southwest, explain a few caveats to help make sure the deal is right for you, and walk you through how to book your Southwest car rental.
Posted in Airline Award Booking, Airlines, Airlines, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Chase, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Southwest, Credit Cards, Hertz, Hotwire, National, Priceline's Name Your Own Price, Rental Cars, Save Money, Southwest, Travel Tips
Update: The card offer in this post is no longer available. Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers.
I wrote that the increased 75,000 Hilton point sign-up bonus on the Citi Hilton Visa expired yesterday.
There’s good news! You can still get the increased bonus, along with a $25 statement credit for a $200+ car rental!
Citi says this deal will expire October 31, 2015.
Emily and I don’t earn a commission from this offer, but we’ll always share the best deals with our readers!
You Could Use 75,000 Hilton Points for a Stay at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Arizona
I’ll explain the new offer!
Posted in Alamo, Citi Hilton, Citibank, Credit Cards, Enterprise, Hilton HHonors, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, National, Rental Cars, Save Money, Travel Tips
Did you know you can redeem the cash back you earn from the Discover It card for discounted travel gift cards?
You can save 10% to 50% on gift cards to certain hotels, all-inclusive resorts, car rental agencies, cruise lines, and tour companies.
Sounds like a good deal, right?
Not necessarily! You won’t always save money!
You Might Get a Good Deal Using Discover Cash Back for Discounted Travel Gift Cards – but NOT Always!
I’ll explain what to look out for and why it’s often not a good deal!
Posted in Alamo, Best Western, Chase Ultimate Rewards Car Rental, Costco Travel, Credit Cards, Discover, Discover It, Enterprise, Gift Cards, Hotels, Hotwire, Hyatt, National, Priceline's Name Your Own Price, Rental Cars, Save Money, Travel Tips
Million Mile Secrets reader Prem emails:
I recently reserved a minivan for our upcoming Florida vacation with Sixt through Sam’s Club Travel. When I received my confirmation email, it stated the Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI), and other fees were included.
When I called them, they did not have more information on this, like the limits and exclusions.
They were even not able to confirm whether this is through Sixt or Sam’s Club Travel.
Do you have any information on these valuable goodies by Sam’s Club Travel?
Do Sixt Car Rentals Made Through Sam’s Club Travel Include Extra Insurance You’d Otherwise Pay Extra For?
I did some digging and can confirm that Sixt rentals made through Sam’s Club DO include these extras! Read on to find out more.
I wrote that a new American Express rewards program, called Plenti, was coming soon.
Now you can sign-up for free and start earning points at certain stores. What I like about this program is it’s easy to double and triple-dip to save money!
You Can Use Your Plenti Points to Save Money on Gas
I’ll show you how it works!
Posted in Alamo, American Express, Chase, Chase Ink Cash, Chase Ink Plus, Citi Thank You Premier, Citibank, Credit Cards, Enterprise, Membership Rewards, National, Save Money, Travel Tips, Ultimate Rewards, US Bank, US Bank Cash+
Today only at 1:00 pm Eastern Time, you can buy a $50 gift certificate for Alamo car rental for $25 through Daily Getaways.
From March 23, 2015, to April 24, 2015, a new travel deal will be available every weekday at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. But some of these deals sell out fast!
You Can Save on Your Alamo Car Rental With Today’s Daily Getaway Deal
Daily Getaways is a promotion sponsored by the US Travel Association offering discounts on hotels like Hilton, Alamo car rental certificates, and attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood.
Here’s today’s deal.
Are you ready to save Big Money on hotels, car rentals, and attractions? Set your reminders now because Daily Getaways is back!
Daily Getaways is a 5 week long promotion offered every year by the US Travel Association.
Starting March 23, 2015, they’ll have a different daily deal with discounts on hotels like Hilton, IHG, and Club Carlson, car rental certificates from Alamo, and attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood.
You Could Save Big Money on Your Next Vacation With Daily Getaways Deals
Daily Getaways has released a preview of the 1st 3 weeks of discounts. Let’s see which deals are worth getting excited about in week one!
Posted in Alamo, Club Carlson, Credit Cards, Hilton HHonors, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, IHG, Rental Cars, Save Money, Travel Tips, Uncategorized, US Bank, US Bank Club Carlson
I’ve written about how you can earn statement credits for hotel stays and shopping with Visa SavingsEdge. But did you know there’s also a free mobile app?
I downloaded the new Visa SavingsEdge app on my phone to see how it works and if it could help you save money!
Find Out If You Should Download the New Visa SavingsEdge App!
Posted in Alamo, Chase, Chase Ink Bold, Chase Ink Cash, Chase Ink Plus, Credit Cards, Hotels, National, Rental Cars, US Bank, US Bank Club Carlson, Wyndham
Via the Washington Post, some rental car agencies have been charging very high fees for using their transponders, up to $15 per toll!
Enterprise and Dollar Rent a Car Are Being Sued for Charging Customers an Extra ~$15 per Toll
I’ll tell you how to avoid these fees and save money while renting a car.