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

 Earn Velocity Points per $ spent when hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand
 Earn Velocity Points on a flat rate when hiring a car outside of Australia and New Zealand

Special Offer

Earn Double Points & Win 1 of 50 $500 Flight Vouchers

Book a car with Hertz by 31 May 2019 and travel before 31 July 2019 for double Points and the chance to win 1 of 50 $500 flight vouchers. T&Cs Apply.

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The number of Velocity Points you earn with Hertz when hiring a car is based on your Velocity membership status.1



When hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand, Red members will earn 3 Points per $; Silver members will receive an additional 50% Points; Gold members will receive an additional 75% Points; and Platinum members will receive an additional 100% Points.

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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.

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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 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.

  • Hertz Special Offer: Terms and Conditions apply. Open to Australian residents aged 21 and over. To enter, book a Hertz vehicle via www.virginaustralia.com or www.virginaustralia.com/hertz before 11:59pm on 31.05.19 (AEST) for at least 1 day for travel between 01.04.19 and 31.07.19. Manual draw will take place at promoter's address, Hertz Australia, 636 St Kilda Road, Melbourne at 11:00am AEST on 20.08.19. Winners will be notified by email and telephone within two working days of the draw and their name published on www.virginaustralia.com/hertzwin . ACT Permit Number: TP 19/02742; NSW Permit Number: LTPS/19/32148; SA Permit Number: T19/224. Full terms at www.virginaustralia.com/hertzwin. *Double Velocity Points earn offer excludes taxes, fees, optional extras and services. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotion, special offer or coupon, except the 'Win 1 of 50 x $500 Flight Vouchers' promotion. Offer applies to the following vehicle groups, and is subject to availability at time of vehicle collection: Compact Auto, Intermediate Auto, Standard Auto, Premium Full Size. All Groups Hertz standard driver and credit qualifications in effect at the time and place of rental apply. Vehicles can be reserved by car group only and not by particular car model or colour. Fleet subject to change without notice. Terms and conditions subject to change without notice. Points are earned on the base cost (total time and kilometers) of rentals in Australia and New Zealand. To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Velocity Member Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time. View full Terms and Conditions.

    1. Hertz Terms and Conditions

    Points values shown are correct as at 26 June 2014 and are subject to change. It will take approximately 30 business days for Velocity Points to be credited to the Velocity member’s account from date of hire. Members will earn Points on Hertz passenger and luxury vehicles, commercial, 4WD and minibuses. All car rentals are governed by Hertz's standard Terms and Conditions which differ by rental location. Check the individual terms and conditions of a rental location and enter the location name. Check the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions for details about earning Velocity Points with Hertz.

    2. Car Hire General Terms and Conditions

    In Australia and New Zealand the Points earn rate is based on the base rental cost of the vehicle. For the rest of 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. 

    3. Price Promise

    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.