We were checking out car rental rates for an upcoming trip to Maui and found the best deal through the Ultimate Rewards mall. The savings were so massive we gave it a double take. Million Mile Secrets shared his approach to cheap car rentals, so this is widely known, but the discount using this approach is so huge we are left shaking our heads, especially since booking through this method allows you to cancel as well.
A Comparison Of Prices And A Huge Discount
Using hotwire to search for a standard car rental in Maui from February 3rd through February 8th, results in a price of $478.49. That is a price of $95.69 per day.
But using the Ultimate Rewards mall the savings are almost too good to be true. I access the Chase Ultimate Rewards mall through my Chase Sapphire℠ Preferred Card, but you can also access the Ultimate Rewards mall through other Chase credit cards like:
- The Chase Ink Plus Business Card which offers 50,000 bonus points after $5,000 spend within 3 months
- The Chase Ink Bold Business Card offers 50,000 bonus points after $5,000 spend within 3 months
- The Chase Sapphire Preferred® which offers 40,000 bonus points after you spend $3,000 in the first 3 months
The same dates and car type price out at $270.13 through the Ultimate Rewards Mall. That is a price of $54.02 per day.
How could this be? These reservations can be cancelled and come with a 43.5% of savings off the market rates. We’re still left shaking our heads but we’ll take it.
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