Car Rental and Transit Programs
Get the details on transportation programs to do with rental cars, rideshares, taxis, limos, and other forms of transit.
Useful News and Articles
Car Rental Rewards Programs
Car rental rewards programs provides benefits such as free car rental days, car class upgrades, priority check-in/out, and more. Most of the programs also offer elite status for it's most dedicated renters which grants even more benefits as well as bonus points. Listed below are the rental car programs that are covered on this site. They provide information on earning and redeeming rewards as well as various tidbits of extra information such as travel partners.
|Car Rental Programs|
|Ace Rent A Car||Ace Rental Genius|
|Alamo Car Rental||Alamo Insider Rewards|
|Avis Car Rental||Avis Preferred Rewards|
|Budget Car Rental||Budget Car Rental Rewards|
|Dollar Rent A Car||Dollar Express Rewards|
|Enterprise Car Rental||Enterprise Plus Rewards|
|Hertz Car Rental||Hertz Gold Plus Rewards|
If you're not looking to rent a car and you're just trying to get from point A to point B, there are many programs to choose from. Rideshares such as Uber and Lyft allows you to call up your ride when it's most convenient to you and are most popular for getting to/from the airport as well as getting around a city. You can also book your transportation in advance with companies like Carmel, Blacklane and SuperShuttle which focuses on travel to and from the airport and provides personal/luxury service.
You can click on any of the programs below to learn more about the services and rewards they offer as well as any travel partners they may have.
|Carmel Limo||Carmel Rewards|
|SuperShuttle-ExecuCar||SuperShuttle / ExecuCar Rewards|
If you've been looking a rail transportation, it's possible to earn rewards there to and if you're based in the United States, you're solely going to be looking at Amtrak. Amtrak Guest Rewards is a great rewards program that offers very valuable rewards. You can click on the program below to learn more.
|Amtrak||Amtrak Points Calculator|
Car Rental Portals
There are several portals that search the availability of all rental cars in any given area for the dates you specify. These portals can be useful to those who are looking for the best deal that don't necessarily care about any one car rental company. You'll want to note that these portals will generally not earn you rewards on your bookings. You'll want to way out the rewards you can earn booking direct versus using these portals.
|Car Rental Portals|
|Car Rental 8||CarRental8 Review|
If you're loyal to a specific gas station chain, owning a gas station credit card can earn you higher returns than some of the best cash back cards. On top of that, most co-branded gas station credit cards do not have an annual fee so you'll want come out ahead in terms of running spend across the card. If you have a favorite gas station, be sure to check out there co-branded credit card (if they have one) and run the numbers.
Transportation Credit Card Calculators
Listed below are rail and transportation related credit cards. These credit cards will generally earn rewards that are tied directly to a transportation rewards program. You can click on a card to calculate how many rewards you can earn based on your monthly/yearly spend.
|Transportation Credit Cards|
|Bank of America AAA Member Rewards Visa|
|Amtrak Guest Rewards|
|Amtrak World Elite Mastercard|
|Barclays Uber Visa|
|Speedway Rewards Mastercard|