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Nov 28

Marriott Makes Subtle Changes For 2018. One Could Hurt.

We’re getting to the witching hour of hotel programs, that time of year when companies announce changes to their plans for the following year and hope to slip any negatives by you. Here’s what Marriott has in store.* Note that, as expected, the programs won’t be merging in 2018 and, as of this point, you …

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Jul 13

A Rental Car Bonus (And Discussion)

A United Deal So we’ll get the deal out of the way first. “Up to 40% off” a rental with Hertz, 500 United miles per rental and 1,500 bonus miles when you book a mid-size or larger. Ho-hum. It’s not a bad one if you want United miles; otherwise, there’s not much to get excited …

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Mar 10

Rental cars: Brand matters (and other tips)

Rental cars matter.  People will put hours into choosing a flight and hotel but, when it comes time to picking the rental, they’ll grab the cheapest one.  Not a good idea.  You don’t have the level of “reservation protection” that you do with airlines so, if there’s no car for you, you could just be …

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Feb 08

Hertz & United plus a robot hotel

I would say that we’re preparing for yet another storm here in the snowy northeast, but is the word “another” really necessary?  It feels like it has been one long snow storm, broken up by periods of hail and ice. One of the most overlooked parts of any trip is the rental car.  They’re often …

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Oct 21

United Airlines teams up with Hertz; Is travel going to a partnership structure?

Today, United Airlines announced a partnership with Hertz Car Rentals to provide extra benefits to United travelers who rent their car from Hertz.  This deal is on top of its partnership with Marriott, and tends to give the best offers to members who have United Airlines elite status, while still reserving some points for the …

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