Wizz Air launches new sustainability reward campaign for car rental customers

posted on 1st February 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Wizz Air launches new sustainability reward campaign for car rental customers

Wizz Air today announced a new car rental reward scheme with Green Motion through their partnership with Rentalcars.com, one of the world’s leading online car rental platforms. As part of the airline’s continued commitment to sustainability, travellers will receive up to a 10% cashback reward when choosing to rent an electric or hybrid vehicle via Green Motion, a world-leading provider of lower carbon emissions car rental options.

Along with access to affordable, customer- friendly car rental options through their ongoing partnership with Rentalcars.com, Wizz Air are also rewarding customers that choose a more sustainable car rental option, with extra cash back. Green Motion have been recognised for their efforts in delivering lower emission car rental, winning the Green Fleet of the year award for eight years in a row.

Through the Rentalcars.com partnership, Wizz Air customers already benefit from 5% credit back on the price of their car rental, but now when choosing a vehicle from Green Motion, available in 54 countries worldwide, including 38 airports where Wizz Air operates, customers receive 10% credit back on the price of their car rental. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Johan Eidhagen, Chief People & ESG Officer from Wizz Air said: “At Wizz Air, we strive to continuously decrease our environmental footprint through a wide range of sustainability initiatives.

“This, paired with our commitment to optimising the customer’s travel experience, is why we are pleased to launch this new reward scheme through our partner Rentalcars.com, which will enable our customers to easily rent cars across our extensive network at a discounted price, whilst making the greenest choice they can by choosing Green Motion.

“We are proud to already have the lowest carbon footprints – of only 57.2 grams per passenger kilometre – in the European aviation industry, and this partnership only enhances our leading sustainability position further.”

Matthias Schmid, Vice President & Managing Director of Rentalcars.com commented: “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Wizz Air to offer travellers access to eco-friendly car rental options in collaboration with Green Motion; not only can their customers do their bit for the environment but they can also make some great savings at the same time.

“We’ve worked with Wizz Air for over seven years, they’re a valued partner of ours and this new initiative is one that we’re particularly excited about.”

Richard Lowden, Founder & CEO of Green Motion said: “I am delighted that Green Motion was chosen by Rentalcars.com and Wizz Air to further promote and deliver the most sustainable travel options from flying to car rental. Green Motion has one of the widest choices of environmentally-friendly vehicles within our sector, including hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full-electric, which are available to rent from Green Motion locations in many of Wizz Air’s destinations.

“The Green Motion network are thoroughly looking forward to working closely with Wizz Air and Rentalcars.com to deliver this fantastic benefit that rewards our mutual customers for joining us on our journey to make car rental greener, trip by trip.”