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Daily Getaway May 22: Half Off $50 Alamo Gift Certificates

by on May 22, 2014 · 2 comments

in Alamo, American Express, Daily Getaways

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American Express and the US Travel Association (a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting US travel) have partnered to offer discounts and deals with various travel brands and loyalty programs during the next month, including hotel packages, points/miles purchase promos, rental car discounts and more. These deals are called the Daily Getaways.

Each day we’ll hash out the details of that day’s deal to see whether it’s worth taking advantage of.

Today’s deal goes live at 1 pm EDT, and you can sign up for alerts if you’d like to be notified when the deals go live.

All of these promotions have the added benefit that you can receive an additional 10% for purchasing with an Amex card, like the Platinum and Premier Rewards Gold, or even co-branded cards like Delta Gold and the Starwood Preferred Guest Amex.

$50 Alamo gift certificates for only $25

$50 Alamo gift certificates for only $25

Daily Getaway For Thursday, May 22: Alamo Gift Certificates

  • $50 certificate for $25 (2,000 available)

This seems like a pretty cut and dry deal. If you like Alamo and you often rent cars with them, this deal offers a way to save money. There are plenty available, so purchasing this deal shouldn’t be too difficult.

Keep in mind that the deal states you can only use these certificates at participating locations. Alamo says that once you purchase, Alamo will email you the purchased certificate(s) within 5 business days along with detailed information on how to redeem your certificate either by phone or online. I assume this email will also inform you of any locations where the certificate is invalid. Be wary if you have a specific location in mind for redemption, because that location might be excluded. If you aren’t attached to one location or will have multiple opportunities to use the certificate, this deal seems like easy money (especially with the Amex discount).

Now you can go for TWO rides with Alamo!

With half price gift certificates, now you can go for TWO rides with Alamo!

Other terms to remember are that the gift certificates will only be applied to the base rate, and you will still have to pay for taxes and other charges. You can buy up to three certificates, but if you want to make a reservation using more than one, you must call 1-866-626-9102 to do so.

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  • Steve T

    I rent from Alamo. Generally no problem. However, with this deal, you can NOT use it in conjunction with another coupon. There are attractive coupons in the entertainment book, or via Costco, etc. like a free weekend day, double upgrade, $20 off 4 days, etc. Bear that it mind.

  • JM

    So, I’m traveling to Seattle, and will need a car. If Seattle or SEA airport Alamo isn’t included in this, I’m basically throwing away $75. Don’t see why they don’t include the cities/airports in the TOA.

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