Avis Preferred is our priority member service. It’s quick, simple and completely free to join.

Membership benefits include:

  •  Free weekend car hire
  •  Complimentary upgrades
  •  Faster reservations and rentals
  •  Priority service counters
  •  Conveniently parked cars

As Eurail customer, you can get a free Avis Preferred membership.


Simply follow the sign up instructions as follows:

By registering your details you only need to present your driving licence at the dedicated Avis Preferred counter to get your keys and go.

Join Avis Preferred online and receive your Preferred Membership number by email in a matter of minutes by following the instructions below:

  1. After you click "Join Avis Preferred", please enter an email address you would like to use for correspondence.
  2. Select your country of residence
  3. In the “Membership passcode” field - enter ' EURAIL' here

When entering your details please use letters in the English alphabet.


To qualify for a free weekend car hire: Sign up to Avis Preferred, rent with us twice in one year and you get a free vehicle upgrade voucher and a money-off voucher.

Hire just one more vehicle that year and a free weekend’s rental in Europe will be yours to enjoy.

Free Weekend car hire is available for Norwegian Rewards members with country of residence in: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.

Free weekend rentals are valid in Europe in the countries specified on your e-voucher for a three-day rental for a mid-size car. This includes fees, mandatory cover and taxes. Fuel, extra services and airport surcharges are not included.

Avis Preferred members must make their reservation four hours in advance. Please ensure that your Avis Preferred profile is up-to-date (including an email address).

Upgrades are not eligible with vans, Avis Select Series, Luxury or Prestige cars, or rentals over 14 days.

To complete your Avis Preferred application, you need to add information about your driver’s licence, payment card – and confirm that your age is 21 or above.