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AVIS HONORED AT 2010 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS AS BEST BUSINESS CAR RENTAL COMPANY

Avis Receives Multiple Accolades for Customer Satisfaction, Performance and Innovation from Travel Professionals Worldwide

PARSIPPANY, N.J., December 16, 2010 - For the fifth consecutive year, travel professionals across the globe have hailed Avis Rent A Car the "World's Leading Business Car Rental Company" at the 2010 World Travel Awards. Described as the 'Oscars' of the global travel and tourism industry, the World Travel Awards honor companies for excellence in employee and customer satisfaction, business performance, product expansion, innovation and creativity.

Travel professionals also praised Avis at the World Travel Awards as "North America's Leading Car Hire," for the fifth year in a row, and the "Caribbean's Leading Car Hire," for the third consecutive year. Avis was also named the winner in the following categories: World's Luxury Car Rental, North America's Luxury Car Hire, South America's Leading Car Hire, Mexico and Central America's Leading Car Hire, Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company, the Middle East's Leading Business Car Rental Company, Asia's Leading Car Hire, Australasia's Leading Business Car Hire, the Indian Ocean's Leading Car Hire and Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company.

Graham Cooke, president and founder of the World Travel Awards, said: "We are committed to raising the standards of customer service and overall business performance throughout the industry. Votes were cast by more than 180,000 travel professionals around the world and Avis has again been hailed the best."

"Travel professionals hear on a daily basis what our customers have to say about their rental experience and whether we are meeting or exceeding expectations," said Tom Gartland, executive vice president of sales, marketing and customer care for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis Rent A Car. "We appreciate this recognition, which is a testament to our employees' 'We try harder' spirit to deliver a consistently enjoyable and stress-free rental experience."

About the World Travel Awards
The World Travel Awards were launched in 1993 to acknowledge and recognize excellence in the world's travel and tourism industry. Now celebrating its 17th anniversary, the awards are regarded as the very highest achievement that a travel product could ever hope to receive. Thousands of votes are cast by travel and tourism professionals from 183,000 travel agencies, tour, transport and hospitality companies and tourism organizations in over 160 countries across the globe. Votes are cast globally by fellow industry professionals in more than 1,000 different categories. Attended by senior executives from major travel companies, operators and destinations, WTA events are universally respected as providing established, top-level networking opportunities, regionally and globally.

About Avis
Avis Rent A Car System, LLC and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's leading car rental brands, providing business and leisure customers with a wide range of services at approximately 2,200 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Latin American / Caribbean region. Avis is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty, ranking as the number one car rental company in the Brand Keys« Customer Loyalty Engagement Index for the past eleven years. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAR). For more information, visit www.avis.com.

 
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