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Plan on renting a car in the next few months? Good news!
Via Reddit and Miles to Memories, some folks have been targeted to earn up to 5,250 bonus United Airlines miles on their next car rental with Hertz! So check your email and spam folder to see if you qualify.
I’ll share the details of this offer, and how you can make the most of the deal.
United Airlines – Hertz Promotion
If you were targeted, you can earn up to 5,250 bonus United Airlines miles on your next Hertz car rental. But some folks have reported only being targeted for 2,000 bonus United Airlines miles.
To qualify, you must book your rental through United.com using codes “CDP 62455” and “PC 305023.” The codes should automatically populate if you click through to United.com from the email you receive.
Rentals in Japan are excluded from the offer.
With this deal, you’ll earn 500 United Airlines miles for being a member of United Airlines’ frequent flyer program, another 1,500 Airlines miles for booking a mid-size or larger car, and an extra 3,000 United Airlines miles with this targeted offer.
Plus, there’s no limit to the number of times you can earn the bonus miles!
To earn the extra 3,000 United Airlines miles, your rental must be picked up by September 9, 2017. And too earn the 1,500 bonus United Airlines miles, you must pick-up your rental by September 30, 2017.
There will also be a ~$1 daily surcharge for adding your United Airlines frequent flyer number to your reservation.
Is This a Good Deal?
It sure is! Especially if you have a car rental already planned, or if you can find a good price on a mid-size or larger vehicle. Because there is no minimum rental requirement to qualify for the bonus miles.
As always, I suggest doing the math to see what makes sense for you.
For example, I found a one-day rental in Charlotte, North Carolina in early June for ~$36.
Paying ~$36 to earn 5,000 United Airlines miles is a good deal!
Because, for example, that’s a fifth of the way towards a round-trip coach award flight within the US, which costs 25,000 United Airlines miles.
Or halfway to a short-haul (700 miles or less) one-way coach flight on United Airlines or United Express, which costs 10,000 United Airlines miles.
If you weren’t targeted or are looking for other ways to save on car rentals, check out this post about finding cheap car rentals. And this post about saving time & money on car rentals with Costco Travel.
With this targeted offer from United Airlines and Hertz, you can earn up to 5,250 bonus United Airlines miles on Hertz car rentals.
So check you email to see if you qualify!
If you can find an inexpensive one-day rental, this deal could definitely be worth it. One-way short haul (700 miles or less) award flights on United Airlines and United Express cost 10,000 United Airlines miles. So this deal could earn you half the required miles in just one rental!
Were you targeted for this offer? Let me know in the comments!