Go Back   FlyerTalk Forums > Miles&Points > Car Rental Programs/Partners > Hertz | Gold Plus Rewards
Sign in using an external account

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jun 26, 04, 2:49 pm   #1
Suspended
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,861
How do you redeem a Hertz award?

I never get around to calling Hertz. I have some points expiring and want to rent a car using an award.

1. Are awards hard to redeem like airline miles?
2. Do you have to request a paper certificate or can you call and make a reservation at the same time you request an award?
seat 50J is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 26, 04, 10:17 pm   #2
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: San Jose, CA
Programs: Hilton Gold; UA 3P; Cattle-Class on everything else.
Posts: 257
Easy procedure...

Hi there...

Its quite easy to use the Hertz ZE 1 award certificates. Last I used them, it was necessary to get paper certificates. (I don't think this has changed, but I haven't been following it closely).

Call Hertz #1 Awards 800 number and request the appropriate certificate... They'll give you the PC # corresponding to the certificate. Use this PC# and make the reservation. (Check the black-out dates on hertz.com first - these are never really a problem for me...)

Good luck...

-R
gya007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 27, 04, 6:36 pm   #3
Original Member
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: Kirkland, WA
Posts: 6,925
You can also order the cert on the hertz web site. When the cert comes, you make your reservation with the PC code on the cert.

QL
__________________
www.liontales.com
QuietLion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 28, 04, 9:35 pm   #4
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Socal
Posts: 656
Yup to both options. However, I've been able to in the past retroactively apply my points to a past rental...for last-minute trips, etc.
subdawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 29, 04, 9:14 am   #5
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: MCI
Programs: AA Gold 1MM, A3 Gold, MR/SPG/PC Gold, HH Diamond, Nat ExecElite
Posts: 31,465
To answer the other bit about "Are they hard to redeem?", as long as you stay away from the blackout dates, they are generally fairly easy to redeem. I've never had a problem using them, and I've used the 1-Free-Day certs for what would have been very expensive HLE rentals in Honolulu, San Francisco, Denver, etc.

If the points are expiring, just get the certificates issued. The expiration date on the certificates will be sometime in 2005...
pinniped is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 30, 04, 11:44 pm   #6
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 2,433
1-day rental reward

Is it possible to combine multiple 1-day rewards to make a longer rental?. If so, it would be cheaper than redeeming multiple day rewards.
zakami is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Bookmarks


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 7:52 am.