National Car Rental is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary! To celebrate it they are running a promotion on their Emerald Club Facebook page. You can enter to win a $25 gift card by submitting a ‘Blast from the past‘ story, picture or video of what you were doing 25 years ago. (Yes, the rules stipulate that you need to be at least 25 years old to enter).

As a part of their celebration, National has extended to me the opportunity to run my own promotion to give away a $25 gift card. Note: The minimum age is not 25 years for my promotion, it is 18 (sorry, it’s the law in most states). Here is how you enter the promotion run by us:

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below on this post with with a short (repeat – short) comment about what you were doing 25 years ago! If you are less than 25 years old, leave a comment about what your parents or an older sibling was doing 25 years ago. Both the National Car rental sweepstakes at their Facebook page and our promotion ends on March 30th, so enter now!

The fine print:

  • You can enter as many times as you want. I am going to repeat the method I used in my last promotion- you can leave as many comments as you want (you can talk about what all you did all year, 25 years ago), just make sure you let someone else leave a comment after you, before you leave another comment. Two consecutive comments from the same person will result in disqualification. (I moderate the comments so you may experience a delay between the time you post and your comment appearing, the first time you leave a comment.)
  • Comments entered from now thru Midnight EST, March 30th, will all be included in the contest. All comments after that time will be considered invalid.
  • Do not repeat what you did. Repeated comments will result in disqualification. Rack your memory to come up with different things you did in 1987!
  • I will use to pick the winner. ONE winner will be picked and declared on this blog on or about April 2nd. I will then put them in touch with National Car Rental.
  • The gift card will be given out by National Car rental and any communication and follow up at that time will need to be addressed to them.
  • All decisions of winners are final and mine alone. National Car Rental has no influence on determining the winners.

Have fun and may the best person win!

Disclosure: I will receive a gift basket from National Car Rental for my personal use, as a part of running this giveaway.

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Posted by unroadwarrior | 48 Comments

48 responses to “Win a $25 gift card – National Car Rental 25th anniversary giveaway”

  1. Candace says:

    25 years ago I was just starting to learn about points. I travelled extensively in the early 80s and rue the fact they came up with the points system AFTER I stopped travelling!

  2. Steve says:

    25 years ago I was one year old, and headed to Disney World. Not that I can remember it.

  3. Alexis L says:

    25 years ago, I was four – I enjoyed scrambling over boulders when my family traveled to the National parks

  4. Jason says:

    I was 14 and I’m sure I was doing something I shouldn’t have been doing – don’t remember exactly what though.

  5. Mami2jcn says:

    I was 11 years old and still playing with Cabbage Patch dolls.

  6. Flamingo says:

    Back to 1987, it was the year for Flamingo to move from the tropical Asia land to the Flamingo land (FL).

  7. Mami2jcn says:

    My brother had just graduated from Navy Boot Camp and we traveled to San Diego to see him. It was my first time at the San Diego Zoo.

  8. airshadow says:

    I was going back and forth to college

  9. Mami2jcn says:

    I was in the 6th grade and having slumber parties.

  10. Jess says:

    I was 2 25 years ago and I went to San Francisco with my mom to visit relatives.

  11. Ari says:

    25 years ago, I was probably getting lost in the woods behind my parents’ house.

  12. Ian says:

    25 years ago I was only a few years old flying with my mom who was a Frontier Flight Attendant.

  13. Flyer94 says:

    Traveling around Europe with my parents

  14. Tammy says:

    In 1987, I was attending college on a scholarship and met my first husband. One was a good thing, the other not quite as good. Wow, it feels like 1987 was yesterday but then again, a long time ago…

  15. Ralph L says:

    I wasn’t around but my parents just got back from Aruba on their honeymoon

  16. Sheila says:

    I finished my first year of college!

  17. Ted F says:

    25 years ago, my older sister was probably getting all excited her younger brother (me) was gonna “pop” out soon!

  18. Jen C says:

    25 years ago I was a little girl in 1st grade whose best friend was an amazing dog named Max. We played together outside everyday.

  19. Kevin says:

    I was 3 and in preschool

  20. Jessie C. says:

    25 years ago I traveled a lot with my family

  21. Flyer94 says:

    Wishing I could speak a 2 nd language

  22. Jessica F says:

    25 years ago my dad was just starting to work at a chemical company that he would later work with for the rest of his career!

  23. Sy Ochoa says:

    I was breaking dancing in my backyard 25 years ago with my cousins :@)

  24. Flyer94 says:

    Just got my first passport

  25. Mami2jcn says:

    In 1987 I was listening to Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer”.

  26. brian says:

    25 years ago I was in Kindergarten

  27. Flyer94 says:

    Wishing I was at a beach resort and not doing a road trip around Europe

  28. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I was also into “Walk Like An Egyptian”.

  29. Alexis L says:

    25 years ago, I was in pre-school.

  30. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I won my class reading contest and got a Berenstain Bear as a prize.

  31. dwh says:

    I was 4 and looking longingly at the big kindergarten playground…

  32. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I was 11 and worried far too much about whether my socks matched with my outfit.

  33. Jessica F says:

    25 years ago my sister was 6 and just starting first grade! Probably being spoiled as an only child then.

  34. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I was obsessed with Kirk Cameron and had his posters on my bedroom wall.

  35. anash says:

    twenty five years ago I was about 2 years old being potty trained or sometyhing!!

  36. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I was a Bop magazine subscriber.

  37. Jessica F says:

    25 years ago my mom got pregnant with me!

  38. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago my dad got me a stationary exercise bike as a gift because he thought I was getting too pudgy.

  39. Asen says:

    I don’t remember. probably crying on my mom’s lap

  40. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I was probably watching an episode of “227” or “Golden Girls”.

  41. Jessica F says:

    25 years ago my sister’s favorite tv show was Wheel of Fortune!

  42. Mami2jcn says:

    Twenty five years ago I was wearing Cosby sweaters. :-)

  43. anash says:

    twenty five years ago, i was watching ALF
    Thanks for a super giveaway!

  44. Jessica F says:

    Twenty five years ago my sister was best friends in first grade with the girl she’s still best friends with today.

  45. anash says:

    twenty five years ago i was riding a triclyE!

  46. […] National Car Rental 25th Anniversary giveaway is over and a winner has been decided! The winner get’s a $25 gift card from National Car […]

  47. Johannah B says:

    Twenty Five Years ago, we were starting our own business in a new state – and we are still running that business today!

  48. unroadwarrior says:

    Congratulations on your business still going strong!

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