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Avis Rental Car Guide

Avis Elite Status

Avis Preferred:

  • Earning Status: Free to join
  • Benefits: Fast check in and out and ability to earn rewards points.
  • American Express Platinum Discount: 25% discount when using coupon AWD #A756900 and a one level upgrade with #UUNA007

Avis Preferred Plus:

  • Earning Status: 12 rentals or $5,000 in spending.
  • Benefits: Complimentary upgrades (when available), higher points earn rate (see below), and a special number for reservations and customer support.

Avis President’s Club and Chairman’s Club

  • Both of these statuses are invitation only and their benefits are not published. President’s club receives guaranteed availability and upgrade of two car classes. Chairman’s Club receives the best car on the lot when reserving a mid-size or better.

Status Match: You can match your elite status in another car rental to Avis by emailing proof of your status to

Additionally, if you have the American Express Platinum you can receive a 25% discount when using coupon AWD# A756900 and a one level upgrade with # UUNA007.

Earning Points

Every rental earns at least 100 points. You earn 250 for creating an account plus renting one time within 3 months of your account creation. Below are the earning levels.


You can also earn points via: United States Promotions; International Promotions; and Partner Offers

Using Points

Rental Rewards start at 700 points. Unfortunately, Avis does not publish an official award chart.

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