902437 stopped in timeWhere would you go with a free $100 gas gift card? National Car Rental has rolled out a new promotion where their “1,2 Free” promotion in which Emerald Club members earn a free rental certificate for every two qualifying rentals between now and January 31, 2012.

You must register for this promotion prior to booking any reservations – previously booked reservations will not count unless they are canceled and re-booked. A qualifying rental consists of a paid rental of a mid-sized or larger vehicle at participating National Car Rental locations in the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, for a period of two or more consecutive days. If you’re not currently a National Car Rental Emerald Club member, you will need to first join the free program, after which you will be automatically entered into the promotion. Promotion is limited to U.S. residents only.

$100 Gas Card Giveaway
Now, about that $100 gas gift card. National Car Rental approached us with the opportunity to have allow one lucky visitor to our site to win a $100 gas gift card.

To qualify for the contest, you must leave a comment below on this post, telling us where you would go on your free rental days and with the free gas card. Dreaming of a Vegas girls’ getaway, a biking- and bear-spotting trip out West, or a resort vacation in the Carolinas?

I personally would love to get to Mackinac Island, Mich., for one last getaway before the snow falls, but alas I do not qualify to win.

Note: Contest is limited to U.S. residents only.

Initial Entry: Just leave a comment below telling us where you would go with a free rental and $100 gas card. One comment = one entry

EXTRA ENTRIES (optional):

1. Spread the word by tweeting about it. Sample tweet:

I entered to win a $100 gas card from @nationalpro http://bit.ly/nY0D0v #TMOM

Then come back here and leave a comment with a link to your tweet. (To get a link to your tweet, simply right click on the time and date stamp below your tweet. It will take you to the page and give you the link. Clip and paste the link below in the comments section.) You may tweet a new entry once a day from now until 8 pm EDT Sunday, Oct. 23. Remember, you’re only entered if you leave the link to your tweet in the comment section below.

2. Sign up for the TravelingMom.com weekly newsletter. If you already are a subscriber, leave a comment telling us that.

3. If you already get the TMOM newsletter, forward it to a friend. Then come back here and tell us you did.

All winners will be chosen using random.org. Winners will have 48 hours to respond and claim the prize. Contest closes at 8 pm EDT on Sunday, Oct. 23. See TMOM Twitter party policies for more info.