avis first reward - eMusic credits > are you using them?

Old Aug 31, 08, 4:56 pm
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avis first reward - eMusic credits > are you using them?

This came up quietly in a different post ... but i'm curious if anyone actually uses their eMusic credits after each weekly rental?

i TERRIBLY MISS the days of the iTunes credits and for the last year or so of getting the eMusic credits, i'm at a loss of what to even use them on.

i'm dumping them to friends whenever i can becuase there is nothing out there.

anyone miss those old iTunes days ... or at least recommend a few decent artists carried on eMusic?

any rumors out there of new weekly rental benefits coming down the pipe?

I wish i could trade them back in for a weekend rental ... i find them pretty worthless.
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Old Aug 31, 08, 5:42 pm
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I have not used any of mine. I miss the iTunes codes but I don't think Avis will go back to them
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Old Aug 31, 08, 6:01 pm
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HA!

me2 ... it's pretty funny how worthless that eMusic site really is.

I cannot find one legit band that i would care to grab music from.
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Old Sep 1, 08, 11:04 pm
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I have actually grabbed about 10 or 20 songs from there. Even some more unique stuff (trance, don't ask) with little problem.

Can't say however that its the best reward I can get, but its just slightly better than the proverbial sharp poke.
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Old Sep 2, 08, 8:05 am
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At least the eMusic codes are consistent and I get them even when booking on my corporate site...but i just click delete when they come in.
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Old Sep 2, 08, 2:39 pm
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nope

The itunes were useful as they were easily used. I dont want to sign up for another music service....

oh well... at least it isnt like we lost free bag checking or something...
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Old Sep 2, 08, 3:33 pm
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I was laughing out loud at your responses.

I even tried to forward them to my little sister-in-law (college) thinking that she is more in touch with the music scene and i could be "cool" to give her the free music.

I basically got a response that said "eMusic? ... ... is that all classic rock tunes or something your generation uses. That site sucks. Keep your coupons."

I actually forwarded it to AVIS and told them that while i appreciate 5 eMusic tracks a week ... 1-2 iTunes tracks would blow away in usability.

... no response.

In any case, i did get a kick out of how consistently worthless they are.
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Old Sep 3, 08, 8:41 am
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You could always post the offer on Spam so maybe somebody could use them.
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Old Sep 3, 08, 10:18 am
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I was able to get a lot of songs on eMusic that was part of my late mother's 78 RPM collection.
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Old Sep 3, 08, 2:06 pm
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In general, Avis First is terrible program. I have never used the free weekends nor the free music. I wish that Avis First, etc. was something more than just a crappy front end with crappy benefits. It would be nice to build up points to use for upgrades, rentals, merchandise, etc.
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Old Sep 4, 08, 7:13 am
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I don't think its terrible. It does offer a free upgrade and if you use that dashing smile, after a few times at a single location, you can usually get more than that.

I am really not impressed by the free weekend coupons. Since I rent every Mon-Fri, I find them hard to use. I'd rather have coupon offering free rental days. If they find the weekdays more valuable then offer a point system where weekend rentals are 5 points and weekday rentals are 10. Else, my 6 or 8 or whatever free weekend coupons are going to sit there unused.
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Old Sep 9, 08, 11:13 pm
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I won't download the software required to redeem the E Music songs.
Absolutely worthless.

Avis rates are much higher than Thrifty.
Avis service levels are about the same as Thrifty. (Avis used to be better)

I rent less and less from Avis.
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Old Sep 9, 08, 11:41 pm
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What software? You can click on the mp3's on their site and download them directly in your browser.
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Old Sep 10, 08, 2:17 pm
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Smile Feel free to send me your eMusic credits!



Use the Private Message function under "Quick Links."

I will gladly accept the gift of eMusic credits.

While eMusic doesn't have the variety of either iTunes or Amazon.com's MP3 service, I have managed to find music there -- some obscure -- that I liked.

Thanks in advance for sending the Avis codes!
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Old Sep 10, 08, 2:20 pm
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Your first post on FT and you're asking for codes? A bit ballsy and suspect if you ask me...
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