Avis Preferred(R) Select & Go Reaches Milestone of 300,000 Exchange and
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Car Rental is
celebrating more than 300,000 vehicle exchange/upgrade transactions for Avis
Preferred^® Select & Go, the Company's vehicle selection service. Launched in
June 2012 and now available at top airport locations in North America, Avis
Preferred Select & Go empowers frequent renters to select the vehicle that
best fits their needs without ever visiting the rental counter.
"Avis Preferred members are typically frequent business travelers who
appreciate having control over their travel experience and saving time
whenever possible," said Kristen Maloney, vice president, strategic customer
leadership, Avis Budget Group. "Select & Go helps them do just that. We're
pleased to celebrate this milestone, and we look forward to serving the car
rental needs of Avis Preferred members in the future."
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 supports the Company's strategic focus on "putting
the customer first." The service is available at top airport locations in
North America, including Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Charlotte,
Chicago (Midway and O'Hare), Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas (DFW and Love Field),
Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Hartford, Houston (Bush
Intercontinental and Hobby), Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los
Angeles, Maui, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Newark, New Orleans,
New York (JFK and LaGuardia), Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland,
Raleigh-Durham, Seattle, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose,
Seattle, St. Louis, Washington D.C. (Dulles and National), and West Palm
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 5,750 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.
CONTACT: Alice Pereira
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