How do I earn rental credits?


When you become a National Emerald Club Member, you can immediately start earning credits towards free rental days on qualifying rentals!


What is a Qualifying Rental?


  • A "qualifying rental" is defined as the number of vehicle rentals or the number of paid rental days that occured at a participating National Car Rental or Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand locations within each calendar year.

  • A qualifying rental does not include (and credits will not be issued) on the following type of rentals:

  • Rentals on rate plans for accounts that do not allow employees to participate in award programs; 

  • Rentals when a member chooses to receive mileage, credits or points for a frequent traveler program (such as, but not limited to, an airline frequent flyer or hotel points program);

  • Rentals used as an insurance, dealer, body shop, or fleet replacement; or

  • Rentals by employees of Enterprise Holdings, Inc. or its affiliates or subsidiaries, licensee and licensee employees booked under an employee discount rate;


How do I earn credits?


  • If your rental is 1 - 7 calendar days, you will be rewarded 1 credit

  • If your rental is 8 or more days, National rewards you even further by dividing your total rental days by 4. This means:

  • At 8 rental days you earn 2 credits

  • At 12 rental days you earn 3 credits.


    How long are points/rental credits valid?


    Rental credits do not expire. Once you earn enough credits for a free day, the free day is valid through December 31st of the following year.


    Can I earn Emerald Club rental and free day credits when renting at Enterprise?


    Yes, when renting at participating Enterprise locations using your Emerald Club membership number on the reservation/rental, you will receive credit toward your elevated tier and if you are earning rental credits toward fee days you will earn rental credit.



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