Avis Europe News

Avis Car Rental welcomes DS 5 to fleet

Avis Car Rental welcomes DS 5 to fleet

Avis Car Rental has become the first and only car rental company to welcome the latest model from the French automobile brand DS, the New DS 5, to its fleet. Avis customers looking to experience the brand new, stylish and technologically advanced New DS 5, can now rent the latest addition to Avis’ UK fleet from a number of locations across the country.

Avis revamps online training programme

Avis revamps online training programme

Avis has revamped its online training programme, giving agents access across all devices, including mobile and introducing fun new games in with the serious educational. There is now the flexibility to complete the training away from the desk if preferred – on the daily commute, at home, waiting for an appointment – or wherever is most convenient.

Avis launches new Arrive & Drive service at Heathrow

Avis launches new Arrive & Drive service at Heathrow

Avis Car Rental today announced the launch of its Avis Prestige ‘Arrive & Drive’ service at London Heathrow, proving a fast plane-to-car offering. For no additional cost, Avis Prestige customers will now be able to collect their vehicle at any of Heathrow’s terminals, demonstrating Avis’ continued commitment to providing the highest level of personal service to its customers.

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet available at Avis

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet available at Avis

10th May 2012 Car Rental News

Avis UK has announced the widely acclaimed Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet will now be available to hire through its premium Select Series range. Launched by Volkswagen in September 2011, this is the first time that the impressive Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet will be available to hire in the UK, exclusively to Avis customers.

Avis Europe comes home

Avis Europe comes home

24th Mar 2012 Car Rental News

Late in 2011 Avis Europe was reunited with Avis Budget Group to create a company with annual revenues of approximately $7 billion and owned or licensed operations in more than 150 countries. Breaking Travel News finds out more.

Avis Europe shareholders approve Avis Budget takeover

Avis Europe shareholders approve Avis Budget takeover

3rd Aug 2011 Car Rental News

Avis Budget Group has confirmed shareholders of Avis Europe have voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed acquisition of the European company by the American giant. As a result, the acquisition is expected to close in early October, subject to regulatory clearances and final court approvals, reuniting the companies for the first time in over 20 years.

Car rental giant Avis confirms merger with… Avis

Car rental giant Avis confirms merger with… Avis

14th Jun 2011 Car Rental News

Avis Budget has agreed terms to purchase Avis Europe, reuniting the two brands for the first time in 25-years. Under the terms of the transaction, Avis Europe shareholders will receive 315 pence per share, valuing the company at approximately £636 million.

Avis Europe sees full-year profit rise

Avis Europe sees full-year profit rise

1st Mar 2011 Car Rental News

Avis Europe had recorded an increase in full-year profits, as the international car rental market continues to rebound. Underlying pre-tax profit stood at €51 million for the year ended December 31st, compared with €35.2 million the previous last year.

Avis buoyed by strong income figures

Avis buoyed by strong income figures

21st Nov 2010 Car Rental News

Avis Europe reported a strong increase in overall rental income in an interim management statement. In the four months to the end of October, the UK-based group saw rental income increase by 4.5 per cent, with trading “continuing to improve in line with our expectations”.