If you’re planning on buying or leasing an Audi from the 2019 model year or newer, you’re in for an added bonus. The German luxury brand has just announced the new Always Audi program, which gives you seven complimentary rental days for Audi models where available. It’s all through Silvercar by Audi, which is a car rental service that exclusively rents out Audi vehicles.
Silvercar by Audi uses a slick mobile app to book your rental, meaning there’s no standing in line and no paperwork to rent your car. Silvercar has 26 locations nationwide, most of which are at airports, but there are also in-town car rental locations. Four of them are in New York City, one is in San Francisco, and one is in Miami. Silvercar also throws in several extras without charging extra, including child seats, ski and surf racks, SiriusXM, and more. If you live in NYC or San Francisco, you also get pickup and delivery services, meaning you never even have to leave your home to rent your Audi.
Another cool component of Silvercar by Audi is its Premium Rewards Program. For every dollar you spend on a rental (excluding taxes and fees), you earn a point that can be redeemed for future rentals, kind of like airline miles. You can save up your points and use them to pay for a rental or use a combination of points and your credit card when renting a car through the Silvercar app. There are no blackout dates which makes it easy to get the Audi model you want when you want it using your points.
Having the Always Audi service included with your Audi lease or purchase makes it almost like you have an Audi subscription service. If you ever feel like renting an Audi model different from the one in your garage, you can just go to your closest Silvercar location and get one. For example, let’s say you’re leasing an A4 sedan, but you want an SUV for a weekend skiing trip. Just fire up the Silvercar app and book a rental for a Q7 and go pick it up at your convenience along with a complimentary rack for your skis. But remember, with Always Audi, you only have seven free days of Silvercar rentals.
The Always Audi program is an interesting initiative intended to get drivers behind the wheel of more of the Audi lineup and we’re curious to see if competing luxury brands offer similar programs in the future. Find an Audi for sale