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Early Black Friday Deal: Get 40% Off Your Next Silvercar Rental

Nov. 21, 2017
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Early Black Friday Deal: Get 40% Off Your Next Silvercar Rental
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Silvercar is offering customers a chance to get an early start on scoring Black Friday deals. As part of this sale, you can get a 40% discount on bookings made by November 28.

In order to get the discount, you must rent between November 26 and December 20, 2017. You have to pick up and drop off your rental car in between that period in order to be eligible for the discount. To take advantage, enter the promo code SILVERSALE during the booking process and the 40% savings will be deducted from your total.

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For those not familiar, Silvercar, which was acquired by Audi earlier this year, allows travelers to streamline the process of renting a car. What is typically a pretty tedious process, Silvercar allows users to rent one of its A4s through its app. Plus, each of the cars comes with complimentary GPS, Wi-Fi, satellite radio and fair toll pricing. If you elect to have the gas tank filled upon drop off, you’ll be charged market price in addition to a $5 fill-up fee. Note that if you haven’t used Silvercar yet, you can earn a $25 credit on your first rental by entering the code BKELLY1.

TPG staffers and contributors who have tried Silvercar have had great experiences with the service and have found the prices to be reasonable. As a reminder, Silvercar is available in the following 17 locations: Austin (AUS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas Love Field (DAL), Denver (DEN), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), Miami - South Beach (Mondrian South Beach), Newark (EWR), NYC - Brooklyn (McCarren Hotel & Pool), Brooklyn Downtown, NYC - Manhattan (River Place at W. 42), Orlando (MCO), Phoenix (PHX), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA).

This discount is a great way to save some cash — especially during the holiday season. Unforunately, the car must be picked up and returned between November 26 and December 20, so there are some peak holiday dates excluded. However, the 40% discount could save you some cash and help you escape on a winter getaway. Keep in mind that you must book by November 28 and enter the code SILVERSALE in order to get the discount. Be sure to reserve your car with a credit card that offers primary rental car coverage, such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve, which will also earn you 3x points for the travel purchase.

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6X6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy® program.
4X4x points for purchases made at restaurants worldwide, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping.
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  • Intro Offer
    Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 11/2/22.

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    $125
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    Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

    670-850
    Excellent/Good

Why We Chose It

The Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex is a stacked card with a rewards rate that will help you earn bonus points on everyday and business-related purchases. You'll earn 15 elite night credits each calendar year, and receive automatic Gold elite status. Finally, the free night award certificate with a redemption level of 35,000 points or less can get you hundreds of dollars in potential value each year.

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  • Earn a free-night award each card renewal month (up to 35,000 points)
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  • Must spend $60,000 in a year for second free-night award
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 11/2/22.
  • 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy® program.
  • 4x points for purchases made at restaurants worldwide, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping.
  • 2x points on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a 7% discount off standard rates for reservations of standard guest rooms at hotels that participate in the Marriott Bonvoy program when you book directly. Terms and Conditions Apply.
  • Receive 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Plus, earn an additional Free Night Award after you spend $60K in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. Awards can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy® points) at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy®. Certain hotels have resort fees.
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