Avis News

The express lane is now open at Avis and Budget

The express lane is now open at Avis and Budget

18 May 2014 Press Release Car Rental News

Avis Budget Group today announced that Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental customers who utilize the “Pay Now” option on Avis.com or Budget.com to pay for their rentals in advance, can now benefit from a new expedited check-out service.

Avis increases stock repurchase program

Avis increases stock repurchase program

24 April 2014 Press Release Car Rental News

Avis Budget Group today announced that it has repurchased approximately $135 million of stock under its current stock repurchase program. The program was first announced in August 2013 and authorised an initial maximum amount of $200 million.

Avis looks to emerging markets for further expansion

Avis looks to emerging markets for further expansion

1 April 2014 Focus

Having been recognised as the World’s Leading Car Hire by the World Travel Awards in 2013, Avis topped off another year of success. In 2014 the brand has continued to make headlines, and here Breaking Travel News brings you some of the latest.

Avis expands car sales program to Michigan

Avis expands car sales program to Michigan

30 March 2014 Press Release Car Rental News

Residents of Michigan now have a new option for test-driving and purchasing quality vehicles at competitive prices. Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR) today announced that its consumer car sales program has been expanded to Michigan.

Avis partners with Silver Airways

Avis partners with Silver Airways

19 February 2014 Airline News Car Rental News

Avis Budget Group has signed a new partnership agreement with Silver Airways, a US-owned and operated airline with nearly 200 daily scheduled flights. Under the exclusive agreement, Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental will be designated as Silver Airways’ preferred car rental providers and Silver Airways travellers will receive car rental savings when they rent Avis or Budget vehicles.

New eco-friendly cars available from Avis

New eco-friendly cars available from Avis

11 February 2014 Car Rental News

Avis has announced Peugeot’s latest eco-friendly cars are now available to hire across the UK – helping customers save money on fuel and reduce their carbon footprint in 2014. Available from Avis’ Eco car Collection, Peugeot’s latest eco-friendly cars, including the 508 Hybrid4 and 3008 Hybrid4, are ideal for those looking to hire a new vehicle.

Avis and Budget now offer mobile phone chagers

Avis and Budget now offer mobile phone chagers

19 January 2014 Press Release Car Rental News

In today’s “wired” world, going on a trip without having access to one’s smartphone can be a source of great stress. Yet many travelers often forget to bring along their phone chargers, leading to dead batteries and unusable gadgets.

Avis takes top honours at the World Travel Awards

Avis takes top honours at the World Travel Awards

Avis Car Rental was recently honoured as the World’s Leading Car Hire while its website, Avis.com, was recognised as the World’s Leading Car Rental Company Website at the 2013 World Travel Awards Grand Final. The World Travel Awards celebrates those companies and brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence in products and services.

Avis expands network in Laos and Cambodia

Avis expands network in Laos and Cambodia

7 December 2013 Car Rental News

Avis Car Rental has selected a licensee to launch car rental operations in Laos and Cambodia. Avis Car Rental will officially enter both markets with the opening of airport and city facilities in Luang Prabang, Pakse and Vientiane in Laos; and Phnom Penh and Siam Reap in Cambodia.