Visitors to the Caribbean Can Fully Enjoy the Island Experience With the Perfect Vehicle From Budget Car Rental

Visitors to the Caribbean Can Fully Enjoy the Island Experience With the
Perfect Vehicle From Budget Car Rental

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whether travelers are
preparing for a business trip, planning a romantic honeymoon or enjoying a
family vacation to the Caribbean, they have the opportunity to rent the
perfect automobile to suit their needs. With Budget Car Rental facilities
conveniently located throughout the Caribbean, traveling around the tropical
islands is a breeze.

"We are committed to serving value-conscious travelers with outstanding
products and services around the world, including the islands of the
Caribbean," said Patric Siniscalchi, president, Latin America/Asia Pacific,
Avis Budget Group. "Budget's quality cars, excellent value and outstanding
service throughout these popular destinations are designed to accommodate
cross-border travelers, one of our key strategic priorities."

In the Caribbean, Budget locations are operated by independently-owned
licensees who provide customers with a variety of quality, well-maintained
vehicles. Each country offers a range of makes and models to serve the needs
of both business and leisure customers. These include:

Aruba: Budget has operated in Aruba since 1965 and now has three locations
within Oranjestad and Palm Beach. The Budget rental fleet in Aruba includes a
wide selection of vehicles, from a compact Toyota Yaris to the spacious
Hyundai H1 minivan and the recreational Jeep Wrangler. Take a relaxing ride to
popular Palm Beach or Eagle Beach, test your luck in the Stellaris Casino or
soak up some culture at the Archaeological Museum of Aruba.

Bahamas: Whether you're exploring the clear waters and white sands of the
beaches of Nassau, or venturing downtown to experience the local history and
culture, Budget of the Bahamas has a vehicle to get you there. Budget is
conveniently located in downtown Nassau and has a variety of vehicles that
range from the economy-size Suzuki Celerio to a Dodge Caravan for those
traveling as a family.

Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic is one of the Caribbean's most
topographically diverse countries, with hundreds of miles of coastline as well
as stunning mountain scenery. With five convenient locations from Punta Cana
to Santo Domingo, Budget is there for you, offering a wide range of vehicles
for a scenic drive along the North Coast or exploring the Enriquillo Valley.
Vehicle options include the economy-size Hyundai I-10, the Honda CRV and the
Nissan Frontier pick-up.

Grand Cayman: Home to the famous Seven Mile Beach, more than 35 different
species of butterflies at The Butterfly Farm and the popular Pirates Week
Festival, Grand Cayman offers a wealth of things to do and see – and Budget
Grand Cayman has a vehicle to get you there. Budget has been serving the car
rental needs of the Cayman Islands for more than 30 years and is conveniently
located at Owen Roberts International Airport. Vehicles in the Budget Grand
Cayman fleet range from an economy car such as the Daihatsu Charade to a
passenger van such as the Suzuki APV.

Jamaica: With convenient locations in Jamaica's capital city of Kingston and
its popular vacation destinations, Budget is your go-to place for easy and
affordable car rentals. Whether you want to take your own city tour of Montego
Bay, visit the historical town of Linstead in Kingston which has been a
favorite meeting place for Jamaicans since the 19^th century, or take a drive
to the beautiful Doctor's Cave Beach Club in Montego Bay, Budget Car Rental
has vehicles to suit your driving needs.

Martinique: Famous for the majestic volcano Mount Pelee, Martinique is a
must-visit destination for aficionados of island adventure. With convenient
locations in Trois Islets and Fort de France in addition to Martinique Aimé
Césaire International Airport, Budget Martinique has cars available to meet a
range of needs. Rent a compact Chevrolet Meriva to go sightseeing in Caravella
Peninsula, or a SUV like the Kia Sportage to transport the group and hold all
your bags from your day of shopping in Pointe du Bout.

Puerto Rico: Budget Car Rental operates at five locations in Puerto Rico,
including Aguadilla, Ponce and San Juan. Budget offers a variety of vehicles
to explore the extensive sight-seeing opportunities including the iconic El
Morro fortress, as well as miles of white sandy beaches, and many other
natural wonders. The fleet includes the popular Nissan Sentra, stylish Dodge
300, and the spacious Kia Sedona.

Trinidad & Tobago: Cars are recommended as the best way to get around in
Trinidad & Tobago. Therefore it's only natural that Budget has two convenient
locations in Piarco and Port of Spain. Visit the Tobago Heritage Festival,
drive along North Coast Road to see a panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea at
Maracus Lookout, or sunbathe on Store Bay Beach in Tobago. From the Kia Rio to
the Nissan Frontier pick-up, Budget has a vehicle for you.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Budget in the U.S. Virgin Islands carries a variety of
vehicles from the compact Toyota Yaris to a Dodge Caravan. With four
convenient locations, two in St. Thomas and two in St. Croix, Budget will
quickly have you on your way to a stunning beach, Virgin Islands National Park
or the Bordeaux Mountain Overlook.

"In addition to these major Caribbean destinations, Budget also serves
customers in the Caribbean with quality vehicles and outstanding service in
Antigua, Curacao, Guadeloupe, Haiti, St. Lucia, St. Martin, and Turks and
Caicos," said Mr. Siniscalchi.

Budget locations throughout the Caribbean also offer vehicle damage coverage
and personal property protection packages, and vehicle leasing services. For
more information about Budget Car Rentallocations, current rates and
availability in the Caribbean, please visit www.budget.com.

About Budget

Budget Car Rental is one of the world's best-known car rental brands with
approximately 3,150 locations in more than 120 countries. Budget is an
industry leader in providing vehicle rental services to value-conscious
travelers and also operates the second-largest truck rental business in the
United States, through a network of more than 2,000 locations. Budget is owned
by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), which operates and licenses the brand
throughout the world. For further information, visit www.budget.com.

CONTACT: Alice Pereira
         (973) 496-6113
         alice.pereira@avisbudget.com

Budget Car Rental
 
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