Are you all about squeezing every drop of value out of your AMA card? Well, you’ll be happy to know we’ve ...
At AMA we’re committed to offering our members great value. That’s why we’re super excited to announce our new preferred car rental partners Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental. Through the partnership, AMA members will benefit from a wider selection of airport and non-airport rental locations, exceptional customer service and exclusive rates in more than 90 countries and territories.
Experience the fast rental process and privileges typically reserved for frequent car renters, every time that you rent. The Emerald Club offers members even more choice and benefits. Sign up for FREE and your AMA membership level will pair you with the equivalent Emerald Club status tier. Anyone can join the program but AMA Plus and Premier members get extra benefits from the Executive and Executive Elite tiers.
A: We are constantly looking for ways to get the best value for our members. Our contract with Hertz was up for renewal this year so CAA asked a variety of car rental companies to send in their best offers. Enterprise Holdings—the parent company for Enterprise, National and Alamo—was chosen because they have the most affordable rates, the broadest selection of neighborhood and airport locations, excellent exclusive benefits and the highest customer service rating (JD Power award recipient the last six years running).
A: You can book with AMA Travel or direct with Enterprise, National or Alamo car rental:
A: Yes, Hertz will continue to honor bookings made with them before January 1, 2018.
A: No. Reward dollars earned at Hertz or any other AMA Rewards partner will never expire or change in value for as long as you remain an AMA member.
A: Yes, National Car Rental has a similar program called Emerald Club. You can access additional information at the Emerald Club.
A: Yes, National Car Rental will status match any AMA member with a preferred status at Hertz (Hertz Gold) or Avis (Avis Preferred Plus) through the Emerald Club status match program.
A: Emerald Club benefits are available to members immediately after enrolling in the Emerald Club. To enroll in Emerald Club today, sign in to your AMA Online Account.
A: AMA members do not earn free car rentals, but do receive many additional exclusive benefits and earn up to $1.50 in AMA reward dollars for every rental day (up to 10 days per rental period). You can then spend your reward dollars—just like cash—on car rentals, travel purchases and just about everything AMA offers. How to Redeem Reward Dollars.
A: Emerald Club memberships are for individual use. The Emerald Club member must be present at the time of car rental pick up. However, your spouse or family member(s) may be registered as an additional driver if they meet all age requirements, appear at the rental counter with the primary renter or Emerald Club member and present a valid driver’s license. AMA members are entitled to add two free additional drivers to a rental (valid in Canada and U.S. only).
A: Once you’re enrolled into the Emerald Club, members can access their account by following the step-by-step instructions on the Emerald Club FAQ page.