The Europeans have been waiting for almost 3 years to configure their Tesla Model 3s. Recently, the configuring of the Model 3 All Wheel Drive and Performance versions was opened up for European reservation holders. Tesla released the uplifting video below yesterday.
But Can You Use A Referral Code?
But there was no easy way to use a referral code to get 6 months of free supercharging. When you try to use a regular link like https://ts.la/paul92237, it brings up a page that lets you order a Model S or X. But I was browsing the Model 3 Owners Club Twitter page and they have a tweet pinned for how to use a referral code! Clicking thru the links, it appears Ryan McCaffrey first figured it out and passed it on to selected followers on Twitter. Of course, we’re happy to share the process with more of you.
Send Tesla an Email
Send an email to buildmy3EMEA@tesla.com with the word “Referral” in the subject line. In the body of your email, include your name and contact information, the reservation number (starts with RN), and the referral code you’d like to use. Mine is paul92237 — or you can use someone else’s. This is the method to use if you have already configured your Model 3, which is a workaround for Europeans until Tesla changes the website options. Note that it may take a few days for Tesla to update your order.
It may be a small benefit, but if others are getting 6 months of free supercharging, you might as well take advantage of it and “secure” the referral bonus! Let me know in the comments how it worked for you if you try this and enjoy your Model 3!
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