AVIS PREFERRED LOYALTY PROGRAMME
When you join AVIS Preferred® – you’re our priority
As a member you will have access to the perks of our priority service straight away. These are just some of our benefits:
- Free Category Upgrades
- Free Rentals
- Fast-track service at the counter
- Pre-prepared rental paperwork
- Cars parked in the most convenient spaces in our car park
- Paperwork all waiting for you at the rental station (at selected locations)
- Exclusive access to our newest cars
How to join Avis Preferred:You can join quickly and easily online – you’ll just need your driving licence and payment card to hand. Once sign-up is completed, you’ll instantly receive your unique customer number via email. We’ll also send your Avis Preferred membership card to you through the post. Keep in mind that we can add in your profil all rentals made within 6 months before you sign up.
Our three levels of loyalty:With Avis Preferred, the more you rent with us – the more benefits you unlock. We have three levels of membership based on your rental history over the last year, all boasting bigger and better perks as you go.
- Priority on the newest cars is subject to availability, for your chosen rental period, at your destination rental station
- Avis Preferred members must make their reservation four hours in advance. Please ensure that your Avis Preferred profile is up to date (including an email address).
- Keys in car service is currently available at selected Avis Preferred locations across Europe, USA, Canada and Australia
- Free Weekend Rental Vouchers can not be used for travels within the period of 1 July - 31 August 2023.
- Free weekend rentals are valid in the countries specified on your e-voucher for a three-day rental for a small to mid-size car. This includes fees, mandatory cover and taxes. Fuel, extra services and airport surcharges are not included.
- Free weekend rentals must be booked via the link given on the voucher
- Single car upgrades are subject to availability for Avis Preferred Plus members. Double upgrades for Avis President's Club members are also subject to availability.
- Upgrades are not eligible with vans, Avis Select Series vehicles, Luxury or Prestige cars, chauffeur-driven services, Safari rental or rentals of over 14 days in duration.
- Avis President's Club members' single upgrades are guaranteed at airport and railway stations at countries where Loyalty lives (see above) and at city-centre locations upon availability.
- Avis President’s Club members can bank on getting guaranteed cars on demand with bookings made at least 48 hours in advance.
- Corporate customers: your travel policy or corporate agreement may exclude you from upgrading to the higher tiers of the programme – check with your account manager – but you should still sign up to enjoy the Avis Preferred speed of service.
- Partnership customers: your travel policy or partnership agreement may exclude upgrades and free rentals – sign up to enjoy the Avis Preferred speed of service.
- To complete your Avis Preferred application, you just need your driving licence and payment card – and you must comply with the country’s booking terms and conditions.
- Avis Preferred loyalty tier spend can be accrued when hiring standard fleet, Avis Select Series and, in certain countries, Avis Prestige vehicles.
- Loyalty tier spend can also be accrued when renting Vans, Luxury cars and chauffeur-driven services in South Africa.
To subscribe to the new Avis Preferred Race Program, the following are required:
- Your driving license
- Completing the 21st year
- Your credit card
- The new rewards program only applies to new entries in the program, which took place after April 1, 2015. Leases can not be added to the member's personal profile if they were made before joining the program.
- If you signed up for Avis Preferred before April 1, 2015, please contact us to introduce you to the new reward program.
The Avis Preferred Program DOES NOT apply to:
- Transfer from and / or to the Airport and car rental with driver
- Cars free of charge
- Rentals with special pre-agreed prices
- Security Cars / Leasing Rentals
- Rent with NET prices
- Avis Prestige rentals and Van Rental rentals
- Corporate monthly rentals
- Rentals via specific bids (i.e., contest winners, reward vouchers for weekend rentals)
- Employees of Avis and their relatives
- Rentals through the Avis Flex program
- Rentals of Budget Rent A Car
- Brokers and Tour Operators Rentals
- Any corporate client whose company has chosen not to participate in the program
- Rentals made through Third Parties
* The first year in the reward program starts with the new Avis Preferred program. For members upgraded to Avis Preferred Plus or Avis President`s Club, the profile remains active for the remaining months of the year with an extra 12 months duration. If you upgrade to the next step, it will remain active for the remainder of this year, with an extra 12-month power. For example, if you became Avis Preferred Member on December 1, 2016 and then upgraded to Avis Preferred Plus on March 1, 2017, then you will stay at Avis Preferred Plus level for 18 months, ie from 01/03/2017 to 01/10 / 2018.
** The car upgrade is subject to availability / does not apply to van rentals, luxury cars, Prestige cars or rentals longer than 14 days.
*** The guaranteed car upgrade is available only at rental stations at airports and train stations. At the other rental stations the upgrade is available upon availability. Alternatively, you can choose a free GPS or child seat.
**** The guaranteed availability of cars is only valid for the A-E categories and if the reservation has been made at least 48 hours before the start of the rental. Not applicable for peak periods like summer months, Christmas, Easter, and public holidays
If you're renting in one of the countries listed below, all Avis Preferred's loyalty benefits will be available to you:
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom