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Best Ways To Save on Car Rentals and Gas

Best Ways To Save on Car Rentals and Gas

Update: 2019-06-20


"There is nothing greater in this world then walking off a flight, scooping up your bag and skipping that massive line of people waiting to pick up their rental car as you head to pick whatever you want to drive from that elite status row..."

Anyone who has rented a car knows that it can be a stressful and confusing process! But, what if if didn't have to be? Richard's got some of the best ways to not only ensure that you're getting the best price, but also how to skip those long lines and save from having to pay for extra insurance. After that, he's joined by Wayne Lin, co-founder of GetUpside an app that scores you unbeatable deals on gas, groceries and restaurants. Learn how to save up to 25¢/gal on filling up, 35% on dining out and 15% on your trip to the market. Last but not least, we wrap up the show with a new segment - "Award Redemption of the Week"! So many Award Travel 101 members share their awesome redemptions in the group that we figured why not offer a shout out here too? Who is the inaugural recipient? You'll have to tune in to find out!


3:10 - Finding the best price for a rental car

8:15 - Why rental car elite status is so good (and easy to get)

11:55 - Using credit card benefits for rental car insurance

17:24 - Meet Wayne Lin, co-founder of GetUpside

31:50 - Can you stack rewards using GetUpside?

34:30 - Redemption of the Week


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Today's Guest

Wayne Lin is the co-founder and COO of GetUpside, a startup that personalizes brick-and-mortar commerce to help communities thrive. With GetUpside, consumers see their dollar go further on everyday purchases like gas and food, while merchants earn more incremental profit. GetUpside is available at 10,000+ locations in 31 states across the U.S.

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Best Ways To Save on Car Rentals and Gas

Best Ways To Save on Car Rentals and Gas

Richard Kerr, Wayne Lin