Avis News

Avis Car Rental launches Pronto to reduce airport delays

Avis Car Rental launches Pronto to reduce airport delays

Avis Car Rental UK has launched Pronto, new tablet-based app they predict will reduce airport waiting times at Avis locations by up to a fifth. Pronto forms part of Avis’ commitment to removing travel issues as we enter peak holiday season. Thanks to the innovation, Avis staff can walk through the lines serving customers before they even reach the rental desk, reducing queuing times and allowing drivers to get on their way faster.

Avis signs Privilege Club deal with Qatar Airways

Avis signs Privilege Club deal with Qatar Airways

Avis Car Rental has announced a new multi-year partnership with Privilege Club, the frequent flyer programme of Qatar Airways. The deal means Privilege Club members can earn from 500 Qmiles up to 800 Qmiles, for every rental booked. Privilege Club members can then redeem their Qmiles against a selection of benefits, including complimentary flights, upgrades and excess baggage on Qatar Airways flights, together with purchases made at Qatar Duty Free located at Hamad International Airport in Doha or Oryx Galleria boutique in Doha, Qatar.

Avis opens 8th location in Malaysia

Avis opens 8th location in Malaysia

12th Apr 2015 Car Rental News

Avis Car Rental has expanded its footprint by opening its newest car rental location in Malaysia. The new facility, located at the Holiday Inn Melaka, Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, Malacca, brings the total number of Avis locations in Malaysia to eight stations.

Africa & Indian Ocean winners revealed at World Travel Awards

Africa & Indian Ocean winners revealed at World Travel Awards

Kenya Tourism Board has successfully defended its title as Africa’s Leading Tourist Board as World Travel Awards winners in Africa & Indian Ocean are revealed. The organisation was among the most successful entrants at the 2014 awards, taking the prize for the third consecutive year, while South Africa Airways took the trophy for Africa’s Leading Airline.

Avis provides mobile Wi-Fi across Europe

Avis provides mobile Wi-Fi across Europe

6th Jul 2014 Press Release Travel Technology News Car Rental News

Avis today announced that Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental customers can now rent portable Wi-Fi devices in twelve European countries. The new offering provides customers with access to 1GB of data per day without the fear of incurring roaming charges when traveling throughout Europe.

Avis brings new campaign to FIFA World Cup 2014

Avis brings new campaign to FIFA World Cup 2014

24th Jun 2014 Car Rental News

Avis has arrived on UK TV screens for the first time with the launch of its new campaign, ‘Unlock the world’ with a 60-second ad during the half-time break of the England World Cup match against Costa Rica. The new brand campaign, Unlock, sets out to reframe Avis as a contemporary brand, for a contemporary audience, and remind people of the premium experience Avis provides, highlighting its fantastic fleet of cars in a way that will excite and inspire audiences.

Avis unveils newly refurbished location at London Heathrow

Avis unveils newly refurbished location at London Heathrow

20th Jun 2014 Press Release Car Rental News

Avis today announces the launch of its newly refurbished location at London Heathrow. With a number of additional benefits including an extra exit lane for a speedier onward journey and undercover parking spaces, the revamp demonstrates Avis’ commitment to improving the customer experience.