What You Need to Know – About United, Silvercar, Expedia, Amtrak, and Alitalia

Important things others are saying, and my own minor notes:

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  1. It looks like Silvercar $50 off first rental works only with two days booked!
    Anyone can confirm?

  2. When you say: “Expedia is putting lipstick on the pig of their rewards program”…it’s actually “it’s” rewards program, not “their.” 😉

  3. Mike, yes I can confirm. I found this out mid-June and according to the rep I spoke with the policy had been changed “a few weeks before”.

    This sucked for me…I needed a 1 day rental in LA in late December (I was trying to book in mid-late June because the calendar opens ~6 months out). I was super excited to drive around LA for a day in an Audi. Now, I’ve got a mid-size Alamo rental…way less cool!

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