Everything you need to know about President’s Circle

We believe great loyalty deserves to be rewarded. This is why Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Members automatically enter our prestigious President’s Circle programme when they rent a vehicle with us 20 times or more within a calendar year.

As a President’s Circle member, you will enjoy an elite level of benefits and privileges:

Free additional driver for anyone travelling with member in participating locations in Europe
Guaranteed vehicle availability*
Guaranteed one-car-class upgrades with every rental**
50% bonus points on all Hertz
Email offers for special discounts, exclusive events access and invitations to win fabulous prizes
• Plus, all the time-saving perks of the Gold Plus Rewards programme

Qualifying for Hertz Gold Plus Rewards - President’s Circle

Our President’s Circle membership criteria is fairly straightforward. Here it is:

• You need to be a Hertz Gold Plus Rewards member with 20 or more Hertz vehicle rentals to your name within a calendar year.
• Customers who have spent US$4,000 or more within a calendar year also qualify for President’s Circle status.
• President’s Circle members retain their status until the end of the following year. For example, if you’re awarded President’s Circle status in June 2018 your entitlement to member benefits is valid until the end of 2019.

Keeping track of the total number of rentals you’ve made is easy. Simply log in to the Hertz website, select My Account and then open the Rewards Account Activity section.

Free upgrades to the next car class – guaranteed

President’s Circle members receive a guaranteed complimentary upgrade on every rental booking they make.

Here’s a handy list of the participating Hertz locations:

•United States of America •Canada •European airports: Brussels, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Helsinki, Oslo, Rovaniemi, Turku, Paris Orly, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Marseille, Nice, Toulouse, Lyon, Bordeaux, Athens, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Dublin, Milan Linate, Milan Malpensa, Rome Fiumicino, Amsterdam, Vienna, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Stockholm, Goteborg, Geneva and Zurich.

Important –To avoid disappointment, and to give our staff enough time to organise your free upgrade – please ensure that you make your reservation at least 2-hours in advance of your desired pick-up time. Please note that free upgrades don’t apply to rental periods longer than 30 days.

What to expect

If you have reserved a Compact car we’ll upgrade you to a Full-Size car. For instance, a Compact 4-door rental will be upgraded to a Full-Size 4-door car. Your guaranteed upgrade is to the next car class only. Minivans, SUVs and vehicles featured in Hertz Collections are not included in this offer.

Earning points with partner programmes

President’s Circle members have the opportunity to put the value of their Hertz rental activity towards points or miles with their favourite frequent traveller programme.

Simply log in to the Hertz website and update your Hertz Gold Plus Rewards President’s Circle membership profile with your choice of participating partner programme.

Receive a Reward Rental Day voucher

As a President’s Circle member, you’ll receive a Reward Rental Day voucher after every 10 rentals during a 12-month period. The only qualifying criteria is that you use your Hertz Gold Plus Rewards number when you make each reservation.

To receive your Reward Rental Day voucher please contact the Hertz Customer Service team.

Receive regular emails featuring exclusive offers

If you’ve already opted-in to receive Hertz Gold Plus Rewards marketing materials and special offers by email, this arrangement will continue when your status is upgraded to President’s Circle.

If you haven’t opted-in, please log in to your Hertz Gold Plus Rewards profile online and carry out the following simple steps:

• Edit the Membership Details section in My Profile.
• Under Privacy Elections, select ‘Yes’ for Your Email.
• Then click on the Update button to save your changes.

Terms and Conditions

All Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Membership and Rental Terms and Conditions apply. We also reserve the right to change, limit or modify the President’s Circle programme at any time. Membership and qualification for President’s Circle depend on your country of residency. The programme may be terminated by Hertz after members have received 6 months’ notice.