|Parsippany, NJ Apr 30, 2008 - Avis is celebrating the arrival of spring by extending its "Avis Loves Travel Agents" promotion.
Now through May 31, Avis "Club Red" members can earn $5 for every booked rental of five days or longer. Agents can also earn $5 for every rental of three days or more in 13 European destinations including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The promotion is open only to Club Red members. To learn more about Club Red, travel agents should visit www.avisagent.com.
"We're giving agents another way to earn extra incentives in the U.S. and Europe," said Kaye Ceille, senior vice president of worldwide travel partnership sales for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis. "As spring travel begins, we have decided to extend this promotion to let travel agents earn extra cash and, provide their clients with a premium car rental service."
This extended promotion is the latest in a series of benefits for Club Red members. Members can also automatically earn $5 when they book three days or more from Avis' exclusive 'Cool Car Collection' that includes the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, the newest member of the fleet. The collection also features the Nissan Altima, Ford Escape SUV and Toyota Prius gas/electric hybrids, the Cadillac CTS, Hummer H3, Lincoln MKX, Chrysler Crossfire and other fun-to-drive vehicles.
"The more travel agents book, the more they earn," said Ceille. "We appreciate the support of travel professionals. Giving agents more ways to maximize their earnings is our way of saying thank you for their loyalty."
The "Avis Loves Travel Agents" promotion is open to travel professionals in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information about the promotion or to enroll in Club Red, visit www.avisagent.com.
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 more than 2,100 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 2007 Brand Keys® Customer Loyalty Index. 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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