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I don’t rent cars nearly as often as I used to given the ubiquity of Uber and Lyft. However I really like Silvercar and wish they were in more cities, and really like Silvercar discounts even more.
Silvercar has an all-Audi fleet and their all-inclusive model comes with free GPS, wifi, and satellite radio. You pay only actual tolls (no administrative charges) and can pay a flat $5 and they’ll refuel your car at market rate.
Out of available Silvercar discounts I normally use promo code VINFINITE when renting with Silvercar for 2 days or more. That’s the ‘Visa Infinite’ discount code, and of course the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card is a Visa Infinite.
And like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card it also comes with primary collision when you rent cars, if you ding up the car your own insurance may not even need to know.
There’s more Silvercar discounts, for instance a 40% off discount code valid on rentals 5 days or longer, promo code WEEKLY. (HT: Slickdeals) A $49/day rental drops below $30.
And of course if you haven’t rented with Silvercar before if you enter someone’s referral code you’ll each get $25 when you complete your first rental. My referral code, which you can enter when you sign up, is GLEFF. However readers can feel free to leave theirs in the comments. I actually made money the first time I rented from Silvercar.
There are Silvercar airport locations at Austin, Chicago O’Hare, Dallas Love Field, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, Orlando, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Seattle. There are also non-airport locations in South Beach, Brooklyn (2), and Manhattan. And they’ll open San Diego, Washington DC, and two more locations in the first half of this year. While you can only book roundtrips online there’s a secret one way option as well.
Rates start in many locations at $49 a day without the Silvercar discounts, so they’re often price-competitive with midweek airport rentals from other agencies offering inferior cars and more fees.
They’ve started renting Audi Q5 crossover SUVs in addition to sedans at Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, Orlando and Salt Lake City. These start at $69 per day, and will become available at other locations throughout the year.