Avis First is a program that rewards our best customers. It's not often car rental companies put you first, but we feel you deserve it.
 
 
Membership Benefits
 
Membership Qualifications
 
Qualified Rentals
 
Membership Activation
 
Two-Day Weekend Rental Reward Terms and Conditions
 
Membership Expiration
 
 
Membership Benefits
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Members of Avis First will continue to receive all of the benefits of Avis Preferred®,which allows you to skip the lines and go directly to your vehicle, and more:
  • Two-day weekend rental rewards earned with every fourth qualifying Rental of two or more rental days.*
  • FREE one-car class upgrades when available.
  • Dedicated 800 number for reservations and customer care.
  • Members-only website that provides you access to rewards earned.*
  • Access to exclusive offers and discounts for Avis First members.
*Benefits only available to Avis First members who have activated their membership.

Membership Qualifications
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Avis First is available to US and Canadian Avis Preferred® members. Membership in the Avis First program is by invitation only. Avis Preferred members can earn membership in Avis First by completing 12 or more qualifying Rentals, or 35 or more qualifying Rental days in a calendar year, on one Wizard number. Terms & benefits of the program are subject to change at any time.
Qualified Rentals
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Annual membership qualification. A qualifying rental is defined as a completed, paid rental at participating Avis worldwide locations and that is checked out and checked in within the same calendar year ("Rental"). Rental and Rental day credit will not be earned on rentals or rental days that are unpaid or "free" of time and mileage charges, nor on rentals with the following discount rates or profile types: corporate or government accounts that do not allow employees to participate in reward programs, Avis central billing profiles that can be used by more than one person (i.e. authorized rep card, global electronic billing account), ACTO (Avis Company Travel Orders) vouchers, pre-pay rates, employee rates for Avis or any affiliated company or licensee, travel industry, tour, wholesale and meeting and convention affiliations. Non-revenue days will not count on Rentals using a Weekend Rental Reward coupon.

Two-day Weekend Rental Reward qualification. To earn two-day Weekend Rental Rewards, members must activate their membership at avisfirst.com. Rentals will then be tracked towards rental reward qualification. In addition to standard qualifying Rental criteria noted above, a qualifying reward rental must also include a minimum of two paid days. Rental credit towards weekend rewards will not be earned on rentals that include a Weekend Rental Reward coupon, not already be earning rewards as part of another Avis program or promotion, pre-pay rental rates or receive mileage/credits/points for a frequent traveler program (i.e. airline frequent flyer, hotel points program, etc.). As an Avis First member, you can earn a maximum of eight (8) Weekend Rental Rewards in a calendar year.

Membership Activation
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Upon qualifying, you will be automatically upgraded to Avis First. Please note that your Wizard Number will remain the same, but your level of service will be enhanced. You will be sent an Avis First identification card and an invitation to activate your membership online at avisfirst.com. During activation, you must agree to give Avis your email address as the Weekend Rental Rewards will only be sent electronically. Once you activate your membership online at avisfirst.com, all rental activity will be tracked for reward eligibility using the Wizard Number that was used to activate the membership. Please note that it may take up to two weeks after you activate your membership to receive your first Weekend Rental Reward.Ensure our messages always go straight to your inbox. Add avisfirst@mail.avis.com and avis@mail.avis.com to your Address Book or Safe List.

If you do not activate your membership, your rental activity will not be tracked, and you will not earn the Weekend Rental Reward coupons.

Two-Day Weekend Rental Reward Terms and Conditions
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The first two-day Weekend Rental Reward coupon is received upon activation of your Avis First membership. Subsequent Weekend Rental Reward coupons will be earned after every fourth qualifying Rental of two or more qualifying days. Rental credit will not be earned on rentals that are already earning rewards as part of another Avis program or promotion or receive mileage/credits/points for a frequent traveler program (i.e. airline frequent flyer, hotel points program, etc.). As an Avis First member, you can earn a maximum of eight (8) weekend rental rewards in a calendar year.

Weekend Rental Rewards are valid for two consecutive weekend days free of the daily time and mileage charges applies on an intermediate (group C) through a full-size four-door (group E) car. Taxes, concession recovery fees, vehicle license recovery fee, customer facility charges ($10/contract in California) may apply and are extra. Optional products such as LDW ($29.99/day or less) and refueling are extra. Rental period for this coupon is defined as any Avis minimum 2-day rental that includes a Saturday night overstay. If the rental period is longer than two consecutive days, the Avis First member is responsible for any additional time and mileage charges. Weekend Rental Reward coupon cannot be used for one-way rentals. One Weekend Rental Reward coupon per rental. Offer may not be used in conjunction with any other coupon, promotion or offer. Weekend Rental Reward coupons have no cash value, are non-transferable, cannot be exchanged or returned and are non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Altered coupons are void and will not be honored. An advanced reservation is required and customer must provide Wizard Number associated with this coupon at time of reservation. Offer subject to vehicle availability at time of reservation and may not be available on some rates at some times. For reservations made on Avis.com, free day will be applied at time of rental. An advanced reservation is required. Weekend Rental Rewards are valid at participating Avis locations in the U.S. (excluding Alaska), Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Weekend Rental Reward coupons issued prior to April 13, 2015 are valid for six (6) months from date of issuance. Weekend Rental Reward coupons issued after April 13, 2015 will expire on September 30, 2015. Weekend rental reward coupon may be used up to one time. Renter must meet Avis age, driver and credit requirements. Minimum age may vary by location. An additional daily surcharge may apply for renters under 25 years old. Weekend Rental Rewards expire 9/30/15.

Avis reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions and use of coupons. All Weekend Rental Reward coupons will be emailed to the email address provided upon activation. If you do not activate your membership online at avisfirst.com, your rental activity will not be counted, and you will not receive your Weekend Rental Rewards.

Membership Expiration
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Avis First is evaluated each year and members who have not met the Rental or Rental Day qualifications will be returned to Avis Preferred until they again reach the Avis First rental threshold. The following expiration rules apply:
  • During your inaugural membership year of Avis First, your expiration date will be set to December of the following year. As an example, if you qualify to become a member of Avis First in July 2012 your expiration date will be set to December 31 ,2013.
In all subsequent years that you remain a member, your expiration date will advance one year at a time. As an example, if your current expiration date is set to December 31,2012 and at that time you still qualify for Avis First, your membership will be renewed and your expiration date will be advanced to December 31,2013.
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