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Sign Up for Car Rental Rewards

The Benefits of Membership


Car rental loyalty programs might not seem worth your time, since some don't even give you free car rentals with membership. The perks, however - shorter lines, reserved cars, partner programs - make signing up for car rental rewards programs well worth your time. This list can get you signed up before your next road trip.

Advantage Rent-a-Car - Green Rewards

  • Free car rental
  • GPS unit for your next rental
  • Free upgrade
  • Roadside assistance
  • Travel discounts
  • Donations to charity
  • Earn 50 points per rental day regardless of car class

Alamo - Quicksilver

  • Designated members-only lines
  • Partner rewards only, including 250 HiltonHHonors points per qualifying rental or 50 miles per rental day towards partner airline rewards programs

Avis - Avis Preferred/Avis First

Avis Preferred
  • Faster reservations and lines, less paperwork
  • Lowest mileage cars
Avis First
Cost:Free, but invitation only for frequent renters
  • Free upgrades when available
  • Designated members-only lines
  • Earn both rental and partner rewards
  • After every third rental, earn a free weekend pass
  • Up to 15% off rental rates

Budget - RapidRez with Fastbreak

  • Faster reservations with saved profiles (and signature)
  • One-Click Booking feature at budget.com
  • Choice service at counters
  • With "Rent More, Save More", earn 10-20% or more off all future budget.com rentals after first rental

Dollar Rent-a-Car - Dollar Express

  • Earn points with renter rewards partners including Best Western, United, American Airlines, and Southwest
  • 50% off upgrades
  • Designated members-only lines.
  • Earn one credit per rental day (receive one free rental day for every 16 credits)

Enterprise - Enterprise Plus

  • Up to 15% off rentals
  • Designated members-only lines and reservation numbers
  • Partner rewards are available, including Choice Hotels and airline rewards

Hertz - #1 Club/#1 Club Gold

#1 Club
  • Faster reservations and rentals
  • Special savings on rentals
  • Car selection

Hertz #1 Club Gold

  • Add a second authorized driver free of charge
  • Discounts of up to 15% on rentals
  • Designated members-only lines, choice rentals
  • Earn points toward air, hotel and rail program partners

National Car - Emerald Club

  • Bypass the counter and choose your own car
  • E-receipts
  • Choose free rental days or airline miles as your reward (earn one rental credit per paid rental or for every four consecutive paid days)

Thrify - Blue Chip Rewards

  • 50% off upgrades
  • Speedy service with designated members-only lines
  • Rentals can earn points towards future car rentals or airline or hotel partner rewards
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