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It’s August, and that means it’s time again for National Car Rental’s annual One Two Free promo. National Emerald Club members who register will earn 300 points for each paid rental of a mid-size or larger vehicle for any period of two or more consecutive days between August 20, 2015 and January 31, 2016.
Note that 600 points is enough for a free rental day of a compact through full-size car. In order to participate, you must be a member of National’s Emerald Club loyalty program and register for the promotion.
You can also earn additional bonus points by doing things like:
- Renting in Latin America or the Caribbean: 300 points
- Referring a friend to register and make a qualifying rental: 300 points (up to a total of 3,000 points)
- Renting in Europe: 300 points
- Renting via the National mobile app: 75 points
- Email opt-in: 50 points
These smaller points-earning opportunities will vary for each member, so you might receive bonus offers for other activities such as renting a premium-class car, renting a GPS, adding fuel service and more.
Note that, per the terms and conditions, no more than three free rental days may be redeemed toward one rental of three or more days. Free rental-day coupons exclude all taxes, surcharges, fuel charges, optional items and fees.
Allow five business days for points earned in this promotion to hit your account, and once you earn 600 points, you’ll have to wait up to two weeks to redeem a free rental day. Visit this page to view your free rental-day coupons, click redeem, and then rent a compact through full-size car starting August 20, 2015, through June 15, 2016. You must make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance.
For more information on earning free rental days, check out Maximizing Car Rental Programs for Free Days, and Maximizing Bonus Categories: Rental Cars. Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.