Car Services’ Memberships

Hertz Gold Plus Rewards

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Basic-level Gold status includes useful perks like:

- Qualified for free Sign- Up

- Ultimate Choice, where you pick any available car in the lot, within your membership tier level. This could mean you get a better car than what you booked.

- Earn 1 point per AUD$1 spent.

- Ability to use points for rentals and rewards.

- Free additional driver

- After seven rentals, enjoy Five Star status for a day.

Five star - level Gold status includes perks like:

- Require 12 Rentals to be qualified for free sign-up or $2,400 entry price

- Wider selection of Ultimate Choice vehicles.

- Earn 1.25 points per AUD$1 spent.

- Transfer Hertz points to select partners.

- After fifteen rentals, enjoy President’s Circle status for a day.

- Car upgrades as available.

President’s circle-level Gold status includes useful perks like:

- Require 20 Rentals to be qualified for free sign-up or $2,400 entry price

- Widest selection of Ultimate Choice vehicles

- Earn 1.5 points per USD1 spent.

- Guaranteed car upgrades

- Dedicated Hertz Rewards line

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Redeem your reward points in two ways!

Hertz rewards points - can be redeemed for car hire. For example, specialty vehicles  include categories Premium, People Mover, Prestige, Adrenaline & Dream. Plus, Hertz Rewards Points don’t expire as long as you earn or redeem points with eligible activities at least once every 24 months.

Flyer points - Hertz has partnered with many airlines to earn frequent flyer points.

Virgin Australia

Earn bonus Velocity points anywhere within Australia and New Zealand, that starts at 3 points per AUD $1 spent, with tier bonuses up to double points for Platinum frequent flyers. What about outside these two countries? You can earn a flat rate of 800 Velocity Points to 1,600 Velocity Points offered per booking.

Cathay Pacific

Asia Miles and Marco Polo Club members of any tier can clock up 500 Asia Miles on eligible leisure rentals outside of Asia. Earn 250 Asia Miles for leisure rentals within Asia, as well as work/government rate rentals worldwide. And anywhere in Asia, members can also earn 2 Asia Miles per 1 USD spent on eligible chauffeur-drive services, including airport pickups and half/full-day chauffeur services.

Alaska Airlines

Earn 50 miles per rental day for bookings of 1-4 days will (up to 200 miles maximum). Rentals of 5 days and more earn a flat 500 miles in total, although this can be as high as 2,000 miles when there is a 4x miles promotion on.


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For just $5 a month or $60 annually, get access bonus bits on things like:

  • Caltex - save up to 5 cents off per litre at participating locations
  • Wish gift cards - save 5% on Wish gift cards, which you can redeem at Woolworths, Big W, BWS and more.
  • NRMA Insurance - save up to 25% on a range of insurance products
  • NRMA Parks & Resorts - stay 4 nights and pay for only 3 nights in any of their hotels.
  • Attractions and Resort - get discounts from a range of attractions and experiences.
  • The ICONIC - save up to 20% on selected items.
  • Dining - get 20% of your bill at thousands of dollars of restaurants, cafes, and takeaway.
  • Ola Australia - get 10% off on your first 2 rides
  • Mobile Mechanics - save 10% off the bill with mobile mechanics anywhere in Sydney, Wollongong, and Southern Highlands.

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Browse here for everything you need to know about NRMA reward programs plus all four tiers of NRMA and the benefits information within each tier can be found in detail here.

Disclaimer: The author is not a financial advisor and the information provided is general in nature and was prepared for information purposes only. This article should not be considered to constitute financial advice. Accordingly, reliance should not be placed on this article as the basis for making an investment, financial or other decision. This information does not take into account your investment objectives, particular needs or financial situation.

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