National Car Rental, Get Free Executive Elite Status with Any Amex Card

National Car Rental Free Executive Elite

National Car Rental, Get Free Executive Elite Status

National Car Rental is offering its top tier status for free to American Express cardholders. If you have an Amex card you can just enroll to get Executive Elite status. You can also earn a free day by booking a rental with an Amex card.


Enroll in National’s Emerald Club between 12/16/19 – 02/29/20, and automatically advance to Emerald Club Executive Elite status. After enrolling, pay for your first rental with any American Express® Card and earn five Emerald Club Credits toward a future rental day. Rental day offer is valid at participating worldwide locations. Executive Elite status is valid through 2/28/21, although it shows 2022 in the account.


Offer Terms

Offer valid for new members only enrolled via this promotion between 12/16/19-2/29/20. Get five Emerald Club Credits you can use toward a future rental day after you enroll in the Emerald Club at ( between 12/16/19-2/29/20, rent one time from National and pay with any American Express Credit or Charge Card. The rental day expires 12/31 of the calendar year following the year in which the credits were earned. Executive Elite status is valid through 2/28/21.

National Executive Elite

Your automatic upgrade to Executive Elite status means access to the following benefits:

  • Reserve a mid-size to get access to Emerald Aisle.
  • Guaranteed upgrades: reserve and pay for a mid-size, drive away in a vehicle in a higher class
  • To maintain Executive Elite status, member must meet the standard qualifications of 25 or more rentals or 85 or more rental days during the full calendar year 2020.

You also get:

  • Faster rentals by bypassing the counter.
  • To choose your own car. Don’t waste time looking for your assigned car.
  •  Faster returns with Drop & Go. With e-receipts, there is no need to wait for an agent to give you a receipt.
  • No second-driver fees
  • Reward choices. Select from Free Rental Days**, frequent-flyer miles or hotel rewards.
  • Special offers. Receive members-only discounts and offers through our periodic emails.

Guru’s Wrap-up

A good promotion for those who rent cars often. It’s always better to have status, and getting National’s top tier for free is a sweet deal. You can also match to other rental companies if you don’t like National.

HT: Miles Talk

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