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Earn Velocity Points when you hire a car with Thrifty

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Earn Velocity Points when you hire a car with Thrifty

Earn Velocity Points with Thrifty car rental at over 170 locations including all major airports, metropolitan and rural locations across Australia and New Zealand. Thrifty operates in 80 countries and territories with over 1,000 locations throughout North, Central, and South America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific.


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 Thrifty when hiring a car is based on your Velocity membership status1

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Red members earn 3 Points per $1, Silver members earn an additional 50% bonus Points, Gold members earn an additional 75% Platinum members earn an additional 100%

Earn more with Status

When hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand, as a Red member you will earn 3 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 Thrifty when hiring a car is based on your Velocity membership status1

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Red members earn 3 Points per $1, Silver members earn an additional 50% bonus Points, Gold members earn an additional 75% Platinum members earn an additional 100%

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 Thrifty 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, however you can claim missing Points for an activity completed within the 30 days prior to joining Velocity Frequent Flyer.

If it has been more than 30 days since you returned your Thrifty vehicle and you are missing eligible Points you can lodge a claim via email.

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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 3 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.