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Earn Velocity Points with Hertz

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Earn Velocity Points when you hire a car with Hertz

Earn Velocity Points with Hertz car hire at more than 3,700 locations in Australia, New Zealand and around the world¹.


How many Points will I earn

How many Points will I earn

Earn in Australia and New Zealand

 Earn Velocity Points per $1 of eligible spend when hiring in Australia and New Zealand

 The number of Velocity Points you earn with Hertz when hiring a car is based on your Velocity membership status1

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When hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand, as a Red member you will earn 4 Points per $1 of eligible spend; as a Silver member you will earn 4.5 Points per $1 of eligible spend; as a Gold member you will earn 5.25 Points per $1 of eligible spend; and as a Platinum member, you will earn 6 Points per $1 of eligible spend.

How many Points will I earn

How many Points will I earn

Earn outside Australia and New Zealand

 Earn Velocity Points at a flat rate when hiring outside of Australia and New Zealand

 The number of Velocity Points you earn with Hertz when hiring a car is based on your Velocity membership status1

 Only bookings made through hertz.com.au are eligible to earn Points.

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Earn more with Status

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.

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 vehicle from Hertz car hire to earn Velocity 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 Hertz after you have returned your car.

To follow up on a missing claim please email Hertz at frequent_travelers@hertz.com.

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Redeem your Points for car hire with Hertz

Redeem your Velocity Points across Australia and New Zealand with Hertz and enjoy peace of mind with free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to pick up. You can use your Points to cover a partial amount or the full cost of the vehicle – the minimum Points level required is just 2,000 Velocity Points. 

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Unlock a world of rewards and recognition with Hertz

Your Velocity Gold or Platinum membership Status unlocks elite tier privileges with Hertz.  

The elite tier membership is only available once, and is valid for one year only unless retained in accordance with the relevant program requirements of Hertz.

To request elite tier membership with Hertz, login to your Velocity Account, go to My Benefits and choose Hertz in the Complimentary Car Hire Membership section.

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    Benefits for Gold Status members

    As a Gold Velocity member, you can receive complimentary
    Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Five Star® membership

  • Benefits for Platinum members

    Benefits for Platinum members

    As a Platinum Velocity member, you can receive complimentary
    Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Presidents Circle® membership

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Important: Your Velocity Gold or Platinum membership Status allows you to enjoy elite tier privileges with either Hertz or Europcar. Learn more about Europcar to help you make your decision.

Did you know that your Velocity Gold or Platinum membership Status also unlocks elite tier privileges with our preferred hotel partners IHG One Rewards or Hilton Honors? Learn more
 

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Terms & Conditions:

In Australia and New Zealand, the Points earn rate is based on the base rental cost of the vehicle. Silver, Gold and Platinum members earn tier bonus Points on top of the base Points earned depending on their membership status. For reservations within Australia and New Zealand, as a Red member you will earn 4 Points per $1 spent; as a Silver member you will earn a total of 4.5 Points per $1 spent; as a Gold member you will earn a total of 5.25 Points per $1 spent; and as a Platinum member you will earn a total of 6 Points per $1 spent. For the rest of the world, you will earn a flat rate of Velocity Points per rental: 800 Points as a Red member, 1200 Points as a Silver member, 1400 Points as a Gold member or 1600 Points as a Platinum member. To be eligible to earn Velocity Points, a person must hold current Velocity membership. 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. 

Status Match: 
Complimentary Partner Membership is available with either Hertz or Europcar. Once you have selected Complimentary Partner Membership with either Hertz or Europcar, you are unable to change this selection or obtain a further Complimentary Partner Membership with the alternate partner. The benefit is available once only and your new level of membership with your chosen program will last for 1 year from date of activation. To retain your new level of membership, you will be required to meet the status maintain requirements in line with the program requirements.

Velocity Frequent Flyer members can earn or redeem Points for car hire bookings made via Rocket Travel Cars. All bookings made through this platform are subject to Rocket Travel terms and conditions. 
 
You must be a Velocity Member to redeem Points for car hire. If you are booking a car for someone else, please ensure the passport or photo-id presented at vehicle pick up matches the driver’s name you indicate when you confirm your booking. Please ensure you review the cancellation policy attached to your reservation as these vary, and in some cases include non-refundable, non-changeable reservations. You may be entitled to a refund under the Australian Consumer Law in certain circumstances. If your booking qualifies for a refund, the total number of Points used for the booking can be refunded. Partial refunds of Points are not available. Please note that prepaid redemption bookings for Car Hire are non-refundable within 48 hours of travel. The minimum Points required to redeem a rental car via Rocket Travel Cars is 2,000 Velocity Points. The actual Points required vary depending on the vehicle, rental brand, rate type, time of booking and date for which the booking is made. Redemption levels are subject to change at the discretion of Velocity Frequent Flyer. You can use your Points to cover a partial amount or the full amount of the car rental rate including taxes and surcharges. Any additional direct payments required at time of pick up, are not included.