Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
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$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
Also Hertz President's Circle status, 2 free checked bags, and more.
The United Presidential Plus card, which offers full United Club membership, is no longer open to new applicants, and it has a couple of other benefits not available on any other United branded card that makes keeping it each year worth a second look.
But if you were enrolled in Presidents Club benefit before it ended, Avis has been grandfathering in the status each year.
And it’s doing it again for 2017. Here’s the email recently sent out confirming the renewal for eligible members:
Presidents Club from Avis gets you ‘automatic’ (but space available) double upgrades on all rentals, up to a Luxury level car. It’s a more useful status level than Hertz Presidents Circle, which doesn’t offer guaranteed upgrades anymore.
It’s not as great a status level as it was several years ago, when upgrades beyond Luxury were more common, but it’s still one of the better car rental status levels available. And there isn’t even a published way to earn the status outright – it’s by invitation only based on your car rental spend, or in this case, your prior Presidential Plus card relationship.
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