Press Release


Parsippany, NJ September 3, 2008 - Planning to attend the Zurich Film Festival in September? Running the Marathon du MÚdoc in Bordeaux or taking in the Rugby Autumn International in Dublin? Avis Rent A Car today announced that customers traveling to Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom can now save up to 15 percent on rentals of three days or longer.

"The fall is a great time to visit Europe - the weather is nice, it's less crowded and there are many festivals and events scheduled throughout the season," said Kaye Ceille, senior vice president of global travel and partnership sales for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis. "Now, with this special promotion, Avis is making it that much more attractive for those planning to take in the great fall events and activities that Europe is famous for."

The promotion is open to U.S. and Canada residents and is valid at participating locations. Customers reserving a vehicle on must reference Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number D730300 at the time of reservation. Those reserving vehicles via the Avis Reservation Center at 1-800-331-1084 or a local travel agent, must reference AWD number D784200 at the time of reservation. Reservations must be made on or before October 31, 2008 and rentals must begin on or before November 30, 2008. Offer is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. For full terms and conditions of this promotion, visit

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