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Silvercar To Give Virgin America Travelers a Free Audi A4 Rental

July 1, 2013

Reimagined Car Rental Provides Virgin America Elevate® Members Free* Rentals for Limited Time

DALLAS, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — From July 1 to August 15, Silvercar is giving away a limited number of free* two-day rentals of their silver Audi A4s to Virgin America Elevate(®) members flying into Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin. The app-based car rental company announced their partnership with Virgin America in May. Silvercar is extending its relationship with guests flying Virgin America to give them a revolutionized car rental experience.

“It seems kind of crazy, doesn’t it?” said Silvercar CEO Luke Schneider. “The way we see it, once you experience Silvercar, no other car rental offering should be able to measure up. And we want to give a taste of what renting a car in 2013 should be like to our customers who fly Virgin America.”

Beginning July 1 for travelers headed to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) or Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Silvercar is holding up to 50 silver Audi A4s every week to rent free of charge for a two-day rental. Travelers will need to book their car by July 31 for an August 15 travel-by date. Using the promotion codes VXDFWFREE or VXAUSFREE (for DFW and AUS respectively), travelers can claim their free booking on Silvercar’s website (www.silvercar.com/partners/virgin/giveaway). There will be only one free rental per person.

The offer is valid exclusively to Elevate members with a Virgin America boarding pass. At the time of booking their free rental, Silvercar will require travelers to enter their Elevate number. When the traveler picks up the car, they must produce their boarding pass from their Virgin America flight. For travelers who are not yet Elevate members, they can sign up at VirginAmerica.com.

Everyone renting with Silvercar will have access to GPS navigation, SiriusXM satellite radio, in-car Wi-Fi and a toll tag at no additional charge. For Elevate members who wish to rent the car for more than two days, they will enjoy the same great rates advertised on the Silvercar website.

Travelers are encouraged to book their Silvercar early, as there will only be a limited number of Audi A4s for this offer. Elevate members who rent the car for more than two days will earn points for their rental – four points for every $1 spent. For travelers who try to book their free rental when the cars are sold out, they will be able to check for a later availability before August 15, 2013.

*Taxes and insurance fees will be incurred for every day, and regular fuel charges apply upon return. See full terms and conditions at https://www.silvercar.com/partners/virgin/termsconditions.

To learn more about Silvercar or book a reservation for this offer, visit silvercar.com. Follow Silvercar and Virgin America on twitter @Silvercar and @VirginAmerica.

About Silvercar
With a mission to reimagine the airport car rental experience, Silvercar launched its first operation at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in January 2013 and its second operation in Austin in March 2013. Silvercar offers a single make-and-model combination – the 2013 Audi A4 (in silver, of course) – using Web, wireless and mobile technologies to eliminate the friction points in the car rental process. An ever-increasing set of custom settings in a traveler’s Silvercar profile allows for a personalized rental experience from car to car. A privately held company, Austin-based Silvercar was initially funded by $11.2 million in venture capital investment, led by Austin Ventures and including CrunchFund, SV Angel and tech industry success-spotters Chris Dixon and Dave Morin. For more information, visit silvercar.com.

About Virgin America
Headquartered in California, Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. The airline’s base of operations is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)’s sleek and sustainable new Terminal 2. The airline’s new aircraft offer interactive in-flight entertainment systems and power outlets near every seat. Virgin America offers Gogo(TM) WiFi on every flight and hosts the largest in-flight entertainment library in the North American skies via the touch-screen Red(TM) platform. Elevate’s nearly 2.8 million members can earn reward points and get exclusive deals from a growing range of hotel, car rental, shopping and lifestyle partners. Last year, Virgin America launched a suite of enhancements to its Elevate frequent flyer program – including Elevate Gold and Elevate Silver status levels that offer perks such as: priority check-in, security clearance and boarding; points earning bonuses; free checked bag allowances; an expanded advance purchase upgrade window for the airline’s exclusive eight-seat First Class; complimentary space-available upgrades to the carrier’s premium Main Cabin Select service; and complimentary access to the best seat assignments within Main Cabin.
For more, visit: www.virginamerica.com

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