Earn from 4 Velocity Points per $1 spent, when you hire with Europcar1
Redeem your Velocity Points online with Europcar via Virgin Australia2
EARN AND REDEEM WITH EUROPCAR
Earn and redeem your Velocity Points with Europcar at more than 1,700 locations in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.
✓ Earn Velocity Points per $ spent when hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand
✓ Earn Velocity Points on a flat rate when hiring outside of Australia and New Zealand
✓ Earn Velocity Points with Europcar Global Driver Services
✓ Redeem your Velocity Points on car hire with Europcar
HOW MANY VELOCITY POINTS WILL I EARN?
The number of Velocity Points you earn with Europcar when hiring a car is based on your Velocity membership status.1
IN AUSTRALIA OR NEW ZEALAND
When hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand, as a Red member you will earn 4 Points per $; as a Silver member you will earn 4.5 Points per $; as a Gold member you will earn 5.25 Points per $; and as a Platinum member you will earn 6 Points per $.
OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
When hiring a car outside of Australia and New Zealand, as a Red member you will receive a flat rate of 800 Points; as a Silver member you will receive 1,200 Points; as a Gold member you will receive 1,400 Points; and as a Platinum member you will receive 1,600 Points.
EARN POINTS WITH EUROPCAR GLOBAL DRIVER SERVICES
Europcar Global Driver Services offers a luxury professional chauffeur driven service.
Velocity members will receive 4 Points per $1 for every AUD dollar spent.
Tier bonuses apply, with Silver members earning 4.5 Points per $; Gold members earning 5.25 Points per $; and Platinum members earning 6 Points per $.
REDEEM YOUR POINTS FOR CAR HIRE WITH EUROPCAR
Redeem your Velocity Points online with Europcar, and pick up a vehicle in Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, France, Italy, Portugal, Germany, Spain, Belgium, or Switzerland3.
You can use your Points to cover a partial amount or the full cost of the vehicle for rentals up to 28 days. The minimum Points level required to make a booking for a Car Rental Reward with Europcar is 4,000 Velocity Points.
CLAIM MISSING POINTS
Already booked a car and missing some Points?
If you booked a car and forgot to provide your Velocity number simply present it when you collect your eligible rental from Europcar to earn Points.
Alternatively, if you are missing Velocity Points you can make a claim within 3 months of the eligible transaction. You must have been a Velocity member at the time of activity.
Lodge your Points claim online directly with the car partner after you have returned your car.
Terms and Conditions
1In Australia and New Zealand the Points earn rate is based on the base rental cost of the vehicle. For the rest of the world you will earn a flat rate of 800 Points per rental. Members will not earn Points on contract rates, international wholesale rates, staff and industry rates, restricted rate plans, damage liability cover, optional insurance, vehicle registration fee, premium location fee, admin fee, taxes, GST, one way fees, age surcharges, additional driver fees and equipment such ski racks, baby/booster seats or GPS rental costs. Please note that not all car types will be available.
Points values shown are correct as at 01 October 2017 and are subject to change. All car rentals are governed by Europcar's standard Terms and Conditions. To earn Velocity Points you must be both a Velocity member and the main driver on the vehicle rental agreement with all details matching across both partners. Members will earn Points on the first 30 days of an eligible Europcar rental only. Should a member rent multiple vehicles at the same time, Points will only be earned on the rental of the vehicle returned first. Check the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions for details about earning Velocity Points with Europcar.
2Car Rental Rewards are governed by Europcar's standard Rental Terms and Conditions applicable to the booking. You must be a Velocity Member to redeem Points for Car Rental Rewards with Europcar. All redemptions are non-refundable and name changes are not permitted. Car Rental Rewards can only be booked via cartrawler.virginaustralia.com. The actual Points required will vary depending on the car type, time of booking and date for which the booking is mad. Redemption levels are subject to change at the discretion of Virgin Australia. Additional costs, such as prepaid fuel, damage liability reduction options, additional kilometres, baby seats and GPS units are not included and must be paid at the time of collection of the vehicle. Changes to Car Rental Reward bookings can only be made by contacting Cartrawler directly on 02 8015 2643, and must be made at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the rental. Any changes made less than 24 hours prior to the start date of the rental (including not collecting the vehicle) will result in your Points being forfeited. If you wish to change your rental to a smaller class of vehicle then any Points difference will be forfeited. Velocity Membership and points earned and redemption is subject to the Member Terms and Conditions Velocityrewards.com.au, as amended from time to time.
The Price Promise is only available with our Preferred Suppliers (Thrifty, Hertz and Europcar) for rentals within Australia and New Zealand. The Price Promise does not apply to cancelled bookings or if a guest finds a cheaper rate through a travel agent, or by way of a corporate discount, private membership rate or when purchasing car hire as part of a holiday package. A Price Promise claim must be based on a like-for-like comparison between the retail rate provided through cartrawler.virginaustralia.com or as a Travel Extra while booking flights online via the Virgin Australia website and the retail rate provided online by the same Preferred Supplier with the exact same rental conditions, including:
- The same pick-up and drop-off locations
- The same time and dates
- The same vehicle make and model
- The same inclusions (baby seat, GPS, insurance waiver etc.)
- The same promotion rates or codes
- The same payment terms (Note that prepaid bookings with Preferred Suppliers are not eligible as comparisons for Price Promise claims)
If you are comparing discounted or promotional rates, the exact same discount or promotion must be included on the supplier’s site to form the basis of a valid claim. The vehicle at the lower price must be available online for instant confirmation. The Price Promise may be revised, amended, updated, and/or discontinued at the absolute discretion of Virgin Australia from time to time. The terms of the Price Promise which apply to a claim are those published on the Virgin Australia website at the time a claim is submitted.
3Europcar Global Driver: Services in Australia, are operated by Alternative Chauffeured Transportation Pty Ltd. All Chauffeur Drive services are covered by the Alternative Chauffeured Transportation Standard Terms and Conditions. You must be a Velocity Frequent Flyer to earn and redeem Velocity Points. Membership and points are subject to the Virgin Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions. In order to earn Velocity Points the member will need to create a ‘Profile’ with Alternative Chauffeured Transportation and add your Velocity membership number in the Points section of your account. Velocity Points are earned for ‘standard rates’ only on chauffeur and car hire service.
4Europcar Global Driver Services: Double Points offer available for Europcar Global Driver Services bookings made between March 22nd - June 28th 2019 for travel between March 22nd - June 28th 2019. The 'Double Points' offer is available to Velocity members at the time of reservation for online bookings via https://actlimo.com.au/europcar. Valid at participating locations across Australia. Offer subject to availability. Points cannot be earned on tolls, waiting time, meals, entrance fees, mobile phone usage, Airport Ground Service Charges, fuel surcharges, accommodation, venue costs, other incidental fees or additional surcharges.
5EuropCar New York Offer: Competition opens 20/05/19 09:00 (AEST) and closes 30/06/19 23:59 (AEST). Entry is open to residents of Australia aged 18 years or over. Total major prize pool value is $21,000 AUD (including GST) and includes return flights for x2 adults and x2 children under 12 to New York from the entrants closest capital city. Entrants must book between Monday 20 May 2019 at 09:00 (AEST) and Sunday 30 June 2019 at 23:59 (AEST) in Australia or New Zealand for pick ups between Monday May 20 2019 and Saturday 30 November 2019 with Europcar via www.virginaustralia.com the Europcar microsite https://partner.europcar.com/virginaustralia/en/home/ the Europcar webpage www.europcar.com.au/NewYork or the Virgin Australia co-branded partner website.
Prize winners will be drawn at Engage Australia Pty Limited, Level 2, 116 Miller Street, North Sydney NSW 2060, on Thursday 4 July 2019 at 14:00 (AEST). Winners notified by email and telephone, and published in The Australian on 10/07/19. Authorised under NSW permit number LTPS/19/33901, ACT permit number TP 19/03143 and SA permit number: T19/587. The Promoter is CLA Trading Pty Ltd (trading as Europcar Australia) (ABN 81 082 220 399) of PO Box 1139, Tullamarine VIC, Australia, 3043.
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For more information refer to Europcar’s standard Terms and Conditions of Rental.