Drive Away With 3,000 Hertz Gold Plus Points – Give Away

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Summer is approaching fast and a lot of us are hitting the road. To celebrate Hertz being voted “Best Overall Car Rental Company” in Zagat’s 2012/13 U.S. Car Rental Survey, Hertz is giving Points, Miles & Martinis 3,000 Hertz Gold Plus points to give away to our readers. You can win 1,000 Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Points which is worth 2 free weekend days (or 1 free weekend day if used as an AnyDay reward (no black-out dates)) plus a Zagat Guidebook to help find the best restaurants, golf courses and other activities when traveling.

Hertz Innovations

Zagat users gave Hertz top honors for their “Travel at the Speed of Hertz” experience with the company’s latest innovations, which include:

  • Mobile Gold Alerts / “Carfirmations”: Hertz’s new mobile email/SMS text service – Mobile Gold Alerts – that confirm a Gold customer’s reservation and advises them of their car location.
  • Hertz Gold Choice / “Choose Control”: Hertz Gold Choice gives the customer the power to keep the car they reserved or simply choose another, something no other car rental brand offers.

How To Enter

  • Leave a comment in this post telling us where you would take a weekend road trip
    • Example: “We would like to take Baby Weekly Flyer to the beaches of South Carolina for a summer road trip”

Promotion Rules

  • Must leave comment by June 18, 2012
  • One entry per contestant
  • One winner will be selected at random
  • Hertz Gold Plus Rewards will be deposited directly into their membership account
  • If not a Hertz Gold member – join here for free

Grand Prize

One lucky winner will be selected at random from the valid entries. The grand prize winner will receive 1,000 Hertz Gold Plus points into their account. In addition, the grand prize winner will receive a Zagat Guidebook to help with summer travels.

  • 1,000 Hertz Gold Plus points
  • Zagat Guidebook

Runner Up Prize Winner

Two lucky winners will be selected at random from the valid entries. Each runner up prize winner will receive 1,000 Hertz Gold Plus points into their account.

Bottom Line

Did you know 1,000 points equals 2 free weekend days for Standard Rewards or 1 free weekend day for AnyDay Rewards (no black-out days)? The rewards are available for Compact to Premium cars.

So where would you like to go on a weekend road trip this summer?

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About The Weekly Flyer

The Weekly Flyer writes about travel from a business traveler perspective. He travels the world every week accumulating points and miles along the way.

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  1. I’d love to use these points for a roadtrip to New Mexico to do some hiking and mountain biking. Thanks!

  2. I would take a road trip with the kids to Sandusky, OH for Cedar Point amusement park!

  3. I would take the kids from Santa Barbara to Yosemite, with a stop at Harris Ranch for a big steak.

  4. I would love to go to Mount Rushmore so that I can finally have a cool road trip with my friends!

  5. I’d take my 92yo grandmother to the Oregon coast. She’s stuck at home most days, and I get to visit her as soon as my school semester ends next month!

  6. I am counting my days to visit 5 different Countries — Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Seoul & Vietnam.

  7. I am doing summer intern in Palo Alto w/o car. FREE Hertz rental car will be great.

  8. I’d go to the seaside in Maine. Hmmm or would I save it to tour in Hawaii? That would require more planning but wow!

  9. wasn’t fast enough to buy the hertz points in May. hope to get some points for a trip from paris to normandy

  10. I go to San Diego on business each summer and always turn it into a family vacation. A car is essential.

  11. I would like to take a roadtrip to Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, June Lake, Sequotia National Park, and King’s Canyon National Parks this summer! These are places worth watching again and again…


  12. park hyatt paris with my wife – then travel to the south of france for a couple days.

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