Avis Celebrates 100,000 Select & Go Transactions
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Car Rental today
announced that Avis Preferred^® Select & Go, the Company's vehicle selection
service, has exceeded 100,000 vehicle exchange transactions, including
upgrades. Launched in June and now available at top airport locations in the
United States, Select & Go empowers frequent renters to select the vehicle
that best fits their needs without ever visiting the rental counter.
"Select & Go was designed to enhance the customer experience and give renters
control over the vehicle selection process," said Gina Bruzzichesi, senior
vice president, customer experience, Avis Budget Group. "We're thrilled that
Avis Preferred members have enthusiastically embraced the service and that our
continued commitment to such customer-focused initiatives is paying off."
With Select & Go, Avis Preferred members can (1) keep and drive away in their
pre-assigned rental vehicle; (2) exchange their car, at no additional charge,
by selecting another one from the designated area; or (3) upgrade their
vehicle for an additional charge by choosing a specialty car or SUV from the
designated area. Then, customers simply drive their selected vehicle to the
exit gate, present a valid driver's license to the Avis representative and the
rental check-out process is completed.
Avis Preferred Select & Go is now available at airport locations in
Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago (O'Hare),
Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas (DFW), Dallas (Love) Denver, Detroit, Fort
Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Hartford, Houston (Bush Intercontinental and Hobby),
Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, Minneapolis,
Nashville, Newark, New York (JFK and LaGuardia), Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix,
Portland, Raleigh-Durham, Seattle, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San
Jose, St. Louis, Washington D.C. (Dulles and National) and West Palm Beach.
For more information on Avis Preferred Select & Go or to enroll in Avis
Preferred, visit www.avis.com/select&go.
Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with
approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries.Avis has a long
history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top
brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For
more information, visit www.avis.com.
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