Earn 500 Bonus Avios Simply for Joining Avis Preferred as a Member

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Earn 500 bonus Avios simply for joining Avis Preferred as a member through Iberia; and doing so will cost you nothing and take only a few minutes of your time — as well as your current driver license and credit card to join.

Benefits of Avis Preferred

As a member of Avis Preferred, you can immediately enjoy all the advantages of priority service at greater than 3,300 locations around the world — and here is a list of only some of the advantages:

  • Fast-track priority service at the counter
  • Exclusive access to the newest cars at the facility
  • Rental documentation and paperwork already prepared prior to your arrival; and — at select locations — keys and documentation will be waiting in your rental car
  • Exclusive e-mail address contact and priority telephone number for Avis Preferred
  • Bonus benefits — such as free weekend car rentals and free vehicle upgrades
  • Free additional driver added on to the contract
  • Plus, earn a minimum of 500 Avios with every vehicle rental

You can book your rental car reservation either via the Internet; or you can give your membership number by telephone; and then you can enjoy the benefits of Avis Preferred in the following countries:

  • 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

The more times you rent with Avis Preferred, the more advantages you will receive, as there are three levels of loyalty; and each level — which becomes valid for one year — offers more and better benefits than the last:

  • Avis Preferred — which is the level at which you start as a member 
  • Avis Preferred Plus — after you rent greater than five vehicles and spend a minimum of 1,000 euros
  • Avis President’s Club — after you rent greater than ten vehicles and spend a minimum of 2,000 euros

If you are already a member of Avis Preferred but do not have an account with Avis via the Internet — or if you already have an account with Avis via the Internet but you still have not joined Avis Preferred as a member — you can log in and link accounts by clicking one button.

For New Members of Avis Preferred

Rent a car within the first two months after joining Avis Preferred as a new member and you will receive 100 euros — which will appear in your account within five days of returning your rental car — to help you move up to the next level of loyalty.

Select Terms and Conditions

You must book your rental car reservations a minimum of four hours in advance. Ensure that your Avis Preferred profile is updated — including your correct e-mail address.

Priority of vehicles is subject to availability and can vary by location.

Service keys in the car waiting for you is available in select Avis Preferred locations in Europe, the United States, Canada and Australia.

Free vacation week car rentals must be booked via the link contained in the coupon and are valid for three days of renting a mid-sized car in the countries specified in your electronic voucher. Commissions, mandatory insurance and taxes are included; but fuel, additional services and additional airport fees are not included.

Vehicle upgrades:

  • Are subject to availability
  • Are guaranteed in offices European airports and train stations
  • Are subject to availability at street level locations
  • Cannot be applied to:
    • Vans
    • Avis Select Series vehicles
    • Luxury cars
    • Prestige series vehicles
    • Rentals of vehicles for a duration longer than 14 days

Members of Avis President’s Club must book reservations for vehicles at least 48 hours in advance for the rental car to be guaranteed to be available upon arrival.

In the United Kingdom only, you can accumulate loyalty points when renting Avis Preferred standard fleet vehicles and Avis Select Series and Avis Prestige vehicles.

Other terms and conditions apply; and — if you prefer — here they are in Spanish.

Summary

The only difference between the names Avis and Avios is the letter O; so a partnership between them would seem to only be natural — and by that, meaning that this offer is not the only way to earn Avios with Avis, as there are other offers as well.

Here are three examples:

The offer for 500 bonus Avios simply for joining the Avis Preferred frequent renter loyalty program as a member through Iberia is an ongoing offer for new members of the Avis Preferred frequent renter loyalty program worldwide until further notice — but you never know when it could end…

Photograph ©2015 by Brian Cohen.

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