Zipcar Takes Off with Expansion to Eight New North American Airports

     Zipcar Takes Off with Expansion to Eight New North American Airports

Now easier than ever to zip in for meetings, events and other short trips

PR Newswire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Zipcar, Inc., the world's
leading car sharing network, today announced it is expanding its airport
access to eight new airports in North America, bringing convenience, freedom
and a little zip to air travel. With this expansion, Zipcar is extending its
award-winning member experience from city streets and college campuses to
airport parking lots, giving Zipcar members on-demand access to nearly 10,000
vehicles in 20 cities, at over 300 universities and now in 11 airports,

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  oHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
  oAustin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
  oLos Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  oPalm Beach International Airport (PBI)
  oPhiladelphia International Airport (PHL)
  oPhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
  oMineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
  oToronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

The addition of these eight airports comes on the heels of Zipcar's launch at
Newark Liberty (EWR), LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy (JFK) airports last
month. Nearly two out of three (64 percent) of respondents to a March 2013
Zipcar member survey indicated they were "likely" or "very likely" to use
Zipcar at an airport (if available).

"For the past decade, Zipcar has been delivering on our brand promise of
'wheels when you want them' to members where they live and work. Now Zipcars
are available for members where they travel," said Zipcar President Mark
Norman. "For short trips where time is money, Zipcar's on-demand access and
fast returns make it an ideal way to get members where they need to be."

A wide variety of Zipcars, including Mazda 3's, Toyota Prius and Ford Focus
models, are located in Zipcar-branded parking spaces adjacent to the Avis Car
Rental pick-up facility at each participating airport. Zipsters can hit the
road immediately after exiting a flight, without any paperwork, lines or extra
fees, and enjoy additional time saving amenities such as EZPass readers (where
available) for tolls.

The Zipcars in airport locations can be reserved by all Zipcar members ages 21
and up, including residents of those areas near the airport locations, as well
as those traveling to the airport. As with all Zipcar reservations, gas,
insurance and 180 miles per day are included. Zipcar vehicles travel round
trip, so require pick up and returns to the same location.

Patrick Crowley, a Zipcar member, recently reserved a Zipcar from Newark
Liberty International Airport when traveling on business. "As a very busy
project manager, speed matters, and that's part of the reason I rely on
Zipcar," said Crowley. "I can't say enough great things about Zipcar's new
airport availability, and I plan to use it often when I travel. When I picked
up my Zipcar at Newark, I just walked to my car, swiped it and was on my way.
It's also nice to not have to wait to check my car back in when I return."

The cost to reserve Zipcar vehicles in airport locations starts from $9-$12
per hour or from $69-$89 per day, depending on the location, type of vehicle
and the plan of the member reserving the vehicle. Reservations for all cars
are available starting today. For more information on Zipcar's airport
locations, please visit For more information on
joining Zipcar as an individual or business, please visit 

About Zipcar
Zipcar is the world's leading car sharing network with operations in urban
areas and college campuses throughout the United States, Canada, the United
Kingdom, Spain and Austria. Zipcar offers more than 30 makes and models of
self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking
for smart, simple and convenient solutions to their urban and campus
transportation needs. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: CAR), a global leader in car sharing and vehicle rental services.
More information is available at


Contact: Karen Drake, Zipcar - Public Relations,
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