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Avis & Budget Miles FTP Surcharge Settlement…Cash or Measly 10% Discount

Avis & Budget have settled a class-action lawsuit in which members of Avis Preferred and Budget Rapid Rez were seeking reimbursement for charges they paid for frequent flyer miles obtained with rentals which they feel were not properly disclosed. Avis and Budget referred to these charges as frequent traveler program surcharges (FTP Surcharges). The settlement covers Avis…

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American / Avis-Budget Sign New Contract – 500 Miles Min on 2 Day Rentals incld Corporate Travelers!

American and Avis Budget Group this morning announced details of their new preferred partnership agreement. Avis, Budget, and now Payless will be the preferred care rental partners of American’s AAdvantage program and will improve the mileage earning benefits for members. Earning for AAdvantage members increases from 50 miles per rental day to 500 or more…

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My Unexpected BMW 528i Upgrade from Avis!

I was very pleasantly surprised yesterday when I arrived at the Avis DEN airport location to pickup my $19.99 per day intermediate car. Instead of a “Chevy Cruze or similar”, I was greeted with a brand new BMW 528i! I previously had Avis Chairman’s status back from 2007-2011, but was  downgraded to Avis First in…

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United Special Promo – Choose Your Reward – Bonus Miles or Travel $s with Avis or Hertz

United has a limited-time offer that lets you choose a special reward on your next Avis or Hertz rental in addition to the miles you would normally earn. You’ll receive 150 award miles for booking on united.com, an additional 75 award miles for each day of your rental (125 award miles per day if you’re…

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