Earn Airline Miles with your Car Rental!

You can earn airline miles with your car rental. Each car rental company partners with certain airlines and there are many different types of mileage offers.

To receive credit, provide your applicable frequent flyer number when making your car 

rental reservations or make sure
to provide the number to the car
rental agent at the rental counter.

Note: It can take up to 8 weeks to see a mileage credit on your statement.

With some car rental partners you can also receive a frequent flyer discount code to lower your rate as well as earning airline miles with your car rental.


Here are some of the common airline/car rental partner programs for 

Alamo , Avis , Budget , Dollar , Hertz , National and Thrifty (all links open in new windows)



Companies can modify policy and program details at any time; I make every attempt to maintain up-to-date info, but always check with an individual company to verify any policy or program detail. See: Disclaimer

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Car Rental Company Alaska Airlines
Alamo 50 miles per rental day
Avis 50 miles per rental day or 500 miles on qualifying rentals of 15 days or more
Budget 50 miles per rental day
Dollar 50 miles per rental day,limited to 30 days
Hertz 50 miles per rental day on rentals of 1 to 4 days, or 500 miles per rental on rentals of 5 or more days
National 50 miles per rental day
Thrifty 50 miles per rental day,limited to 30 days; 250 bonus miles for 3 qualifying parking stays



Car Rental Company American Airlines
Alamo 50 miles per rental day
Budget 50 miles per rental day
Dollar 50 miles per rental day,limited to 30 days
Hertz 1 mile for every one dollar spent on all qualifying rentals worldwide.
National 50 miles per rental day
Thrifty 50 miles per rental day,limited to 30 days; 250 bonus miles for 3 qualifying parking stays



Car Rental Company Air Canada Aeroplan
Avis Earn 500 Aeroplan Miles per rental at airport locations worldwide or 250 Aeroplan Miles at off-airport locations in Canada
Hertz 50 Aeroplan Miles per day on rentals of 1-4 days 250 Aeroplan Miles per Weekend day (rental must include a Saturday night keep; vehicle must be returned by 11:59 pm the following Monday 1,250 Aeroplan Miles per rental of 5 days or greater but less than 28 days 5,000 Aeroplan Miles per rental of 28 days or more



Car Rental Company Delta Airlines
Alamo 500 miles per qualifying rental
Hertz Earn 500 miles on qualifying rentals
National 500 miles per qualifying rental



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Car Rental Company Southwest Airlines
Alamo 600 Points per qualifying rental
Avis 600 Points per qualifying rental *special 4x points offer plus discount until May 17/2015
Dollar 600 Points per qualifying rental
Hertz 600 Points per qualifying rentals
Thrifty 600 points for qualifying rental
National 600 points for qualifying rental



Car Rental Company United Airlines
Alamo 50 miles per day on all qualifying paid rentals of 1 to 4 days. Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days.
Avis 75 miles per day on all qualifying paid rentals of 1 day or more.
Budget 50 miles per day on all qualifying paid rentals of 1 to 4 days. Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days.
Dollar 50 miles for every qualifying paid rental day of 1-4 day rentals, 500 miles on qualifying rentals of 5 days or more.
Hertz 750 miles per day on all qualifying paid rental days.
National 50 miles per day on all qualifying paid rentals of 1 to 4 days. Earn 500 miles for qualifying rentals of five or more days.
Thrifty 50 miles per day on rentals 1 - 4 days long, 500 miles per rental on rentals of 5 days or more.



Car Rental Company US Airways
Alamo 250 miles per rental
Avis 1 mile per $US1 spent on qualifying corporate or government rentals at airport locations worldwide. Earn 2 miles per $US1 spent on qualifying consumer rentals at airport locations worldwide.
Budget 2 miles for every U.S. dollar spent on qualifying rentals.
Dollar 50 miles for every qualifying paid rental day.
Hertz 50 miles per day for qualifying rentals of 1 - 4 days in length at participating locations. Earn 500 miles per rental on qualifying weekly rentals of 5 days or longer.
National 1 mile per $1 spent for qualifying corporate or government rentals. Earn 2 miles per $1 spent for qualifying consumer rentals.
Thrifty 50 miles per qualifying rental day, 250 miles after 3 parking visits at a Thrifty airport parking location



When looking for a car rental, in addition to searching the best airline miles options, you will want to find the best car rental price. Comparing rates will ensure that you get the best deal you can.

Make sure to check with your preferred car rental company in regards to what defines a qualifying rental. Also check to see if the offer is available at airport locations only and whether or not it requires that you rent the car in conjunction with a flight.

Many companies offer specials where you can receive bonus airline miles with your car rental, in addition to their regular airline mileage offers. See individual car rental company websites for availability and offer details, or check the car rental partners section of your preferred airline rewards program. You will usually find this information under partner offers or partner programs.

You do need to know that car rental companies charge you a fee to collect airmiles on your rental. Click here for a breakdown, by  company, of the Fees that are Charged when you Earn Frequent Flyer Miles on your Rental






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