Win a week’s car hire with Avis

Please note: This prize draw is now closed.

Oh, for the open road and the freedom to tour where will you, at your own pace and in your own way, allowing for interesting diversions, stops at tempting cafés or a meander along an enticing path.

The timetable is yours and yours alone!

Our award-winning partner, Avis, are offering this month’s lucky winner the chance to win a week’s worldwide free car hire, so you can drive almost anywhere you please!

What a marvellous opportunity to drive yourself on a trip for up to seven days with unlimited mileage in a Group C car (example Vauxhall Crossland, other vehicles available). Where will you go?

And for all registered Silver Travel Advisor members, you can benefit from this wonderful Avis offer: free 12-month membership of Avis Preferred Plus so you enjoy additional benefits including priority availability and service, a single upgrade (depending on availability) and a free additional driver. You can enrol here – just use the passcode SilverTravelAPP to unlock the benefits. Call 0808 284 5566 or visit website for more details.

Read Silver Traveller articles about their self-drive trips with Avis:

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  1. No employee, agent, subcontractor or director of Avis Budget Group or Silver Travel Advisor nor anyone else connected with the draw, nor any member of such person’s family, is eligible to enter.
  2. You do not need to purchase anything to enter the draw.
  3. Entries for the prize draw will be accepted until the closing date 30 June 2022.
  4. The winner will be notified in early July 2022, and full details of how to book will be given at that time. The name of the winner will be displayed on this website. The winner must agree to participate in any reasonable press or PR activity relating to the competition. The winner must agree to his/her name and/or photo and/or likeness being used for publicity purposes, without compensation.
  5. The winner cannot transfer the prize to another person. The prize is non-refundable. There are no cash or credit alternatives to the specified prize.
  6. The prize from Avis comprises: rental period of up to 7 days, car size Group C, pick-up and return location worldwide, unlimited milage, collision damage waiver, insurance, theft protection insurance, airport/city surcharges and taxes. Age restriction: driver must be over 21 years of age with a full driving license. Valid until 31st December 2023. Fuel costs are not included. Insurance excesses may apply.
  7. Winners are responsible for travel insurance.
  8. No responsibility is accepted for entries, notices, acceptances, tickets, goods or other documentation lost or delayed in the post.
  9. Winners and their companions will be solely responsible for any tax liability incurred as a result of this offer. The organisers’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered.
  10. This promotion will be governed by English Law.

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106 Responses

  1. Great prize, but what is the age limit for driving an Avis hire car? I suspect I’m too old for this prize – and presumably it wouldn’t be transferable to my younger husband.

  2. Heading to Toronto to visit our son Alex in July and we would like to drive to Niagara Falls for our first visit to this amazing destination. I particularly want to experience the zip line at the falls, and get drenched on the Maid of the Mist. A weeks car hire from Avis would be a great prize for us to win.

  3. I’d love to drive around fuerteventura, have been a few times but only ever travelled around by coach, I’d love to do it my way, in my time, at my pace 😃

  4. Off to Portugal in October-our fourth attempt at a family holiday.
    An Avis car to hire would round off the trip nicely, don’t you think?

  5. Planning a holiday to Alicante, Spain this October and would be wonderful to have a week’s car hire from Avis to make the most of our trip!

  6. I would hire a car in Portugal as we’re looking for property there and need to travel around the country. That would be so amazing! Thank you.

  7. Hopefully getting off somewhere in August and wherever that is we would find a hire car very useful

  8. Car hire only ever done it once,due to the hassle involved with insurance,mileage,hidden terms of agreement,but with this package,it seems like trouble free rental,as long as you adhere to the country of choice highway code.

  9. I would hire a car in Memphis as we are going later in the year to visit family for a postponed honeymoon. My husband was not well enough to travel when we got married earlier this month and this would be perfect.

  10. Car hire only ever done it once,due to the hassle involved with insurance,mileage,hidden terms of agreement,but with this package,it seems like trouble free rental,as long as you adhere to the country of choice highway code,and I think I would opt for Australia.

  11. I would travel to Almeria in Southern Spain to visit friends of sixty years who decided to emigrate there and who we haven’t seen for too long.

  12. This would certainly be a welcome and excellent prize to win, thinking of using it for Croatia should I be lucky enough to win! ; )

  13. Would love to win this prize! We’re having a week in Mallorca in October to play pickleball and this would be a great way to explore the island.

  14. A hire car would be great for Scotland, travel up on the train, walk a bit of the West Highland Way and then take the car to Arran or one of the other islands.

  15. What an amazing prize. We’re hoping to do a land-based cruise of the Douro valley, so this would be perfect

  16. Planning a trip to Menorca in late September to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary. A rented car would be just “the icing on the cake.”

  17. I would like to win a weeks car hire to explore Puglia and visit some old friends there that we haven’t seen for years.

  18. I would like to win the Avis car hire for one week in Austria as we enjoy walking in the mountains in the early and late summer

  19. I suspect that I’m too old for this at 80 and a bit but I would like to travel round the Lake District, with someone else driving.

  20. I’d hire the car in Italy. Since retiring and having to live off a basic state of sion it’s becoming increasingly difficult to hire a car thus restricting freedom.

  21. I would love to tour Scotland or Ireland as I’ve never visited either and now I am retired this would definitely spur me on to go. I haven’t seen much of the UK either so again this would encourage be to be adventurous.

  22. We would love to tour the highlands of Scotland. Our usual holiday is in a motorhome but it so restricts us on where we can go once we arrive on site. Certainly in the Highlands, a hire car would enable us to leave the MH on site and take off each day to explore where and how we wish.

  23. I would love to drive the roads of this great country of ours. I think our glorious coasts have so much to offer

  24. I would take the winning car hire around Wales. Going to North and South Wales (including the Hard Rock Cafe in Cardiff).

  25. Car hire is very important when you plan your own holidays. Picking up/ dropping off at the airport/ train station allows you to enjoy your holiday without the hassle of using public transport, even though that can be great in some countries, but more importantly freedown to go where you want when you want. Avis are the best, we’ve used them, they sorted us out excellently when our new hire car broke down! 😊

  26. I would love to win this great Avis prize and drive around Honolulu and other Hawaiian Islands 🌺 hotspots !

  27. Would love to revisit Northern Spain especially the Picos area. Car hire is best on these mountainous roads and we would be able to choose various B&B picturesque spots on a planned route. We have used Avis before in Spain and they are very good.

  28. Great prize! With the cost of car hire growing recently, it would be a lovely not to have to worry about further expense. I would certainly take advantage by travelling round the Greek mainland to see all the fantastic ancient sites, enjoying the excellent Greek hospitality and food.

  29. I would love to be able to visit the area south of Perth WA which I didn’t get to see last time i visited. I think driving would not be too onerous in that region.

  30. The Algarve is a great place to use a hire car. You can drive down to some quiet cove, park and walk along the shore to delightful bistros . Heaven even in the Autumn when it is quiet and not too hot

    1. I would love a car to explore the Pueblos Blancos in the Serrania de Ronda área of Andalusia, Southern Spain. An absolutely stunning área and a well-kept secret, but one needs a car on those curvy mountain roads and hairpin beds!

  31. We’ve long been wishing to do a trip around Scotland but am wary of the long drive to get there from where we live in the south of England so hiring a car once there sounds ideal! It would mean that we could travel by train to get to Scotland and then hire a car once there.

    1. I would love a car to explore the Pueblos Blancos in the Serrania de Ronda área of Andalusia, Southern Spain. An absolutely stunning área and a well-kept secret, but one needs a car on those curvy mountain roads and hairpin beds!

    1. I would love a car to explore the Pueblos Blancos in the Serrania de Ronda área of Andalusia, Southern Spain. An absolutely stunning área and a well-kept secret, but one needs a reliable Avis car on those curvy mountain roads and hairpin beds!

  32. We would like to drive up to Scotland and tour around the coast. We have never been further than Glasgow and Edinburgh. What a fantastic time we would have in the Highlands.

  33. What a great prize. We have been without a car due to eye problems for a while but as I now have my licence back I think it would be off to somewhere in France. Perhaps Normandy or even a little further south to the Loire, a region where we have spent several happy holidays in the past.

  34. Hopefully having our first holiday abroad for over two years in Tavira, Portugal in September so car hire would be very useful!

  35. I would love to go to Austria and experience the mountains, rivers and towns with their unique style.

  36. Love to have the car hire prize. Would be great to travel round this country, no massive delays or cancellations at the airport to concern me. Chance to visit places in style.

  37. I would love car hire from Avis during our holiday in Hawaii this year giving us the opportunity to travel around the beautiful island of Oahu.

  38. I would like to drive around Norway. Beautiful scenery and a welcoming people. I would be able to take my wife and two sons, one of whom could help with the driving.

  39. I would take a road trip along the coastal roads of Spain stopping off for Tapas and watching the sunset. It would be a social media-free week to truly switch off and enjoy the open roads and scenic views.

  40. I am going to a friends wedding in Sardinia in August. A weeks car hire would allow me to explore further afield during my time there !

  41. I would love to drive round the Horth Norfolk coast stopping at the wonderful little villages and enjoying a relaxing life style

  42. I would drive the Avis car from the US east coast to attend my niece’s wedding in Wisconsin…

  43. I would like to drive around Majorca in the autumn when it is just starting to cool down, but there will still be so many beautiful vistas and colours to be seen.

  44. A road trip in Southern France would be perfect – Avignon, Carcasonne & the Coast with plenty of stopovers so we can also enjoy the wine

  45. Argentina is on my bucket list so a week driving round their Lake District or Winelands would be amazing!

  46. Argentina is on my bucket list. A week exploring their Lake District or Winelands would be amazing!

  47. My friend and I would love car hire for our mega big holiday to St Lucia in November!

    Please, please, please!


  48. My wife and I would love to drive around Wales later in the year. This hire car prize would be perfect for us!

  49. Always use Avis when travelling. It’s the company of choice. Hassle free check ins and great cars.

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