Press Release


Parsippany, NJ Mar 3, 2008 - Avis Rent A Car is giving travel agents a new way to increase revenue and satisfy their clients every time they book a rental of one of the makes and models in Avis' exclusive 'Cool Car Collection'.

Starting March 3, travel professionals enrolled in Avis' Club Red program automatically earn $5 for every 'Cool Car' Rental of three days or more.

The Avis 'Cool Car Collection' includes the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette convertible, the newest addition to the fleet. The 'Vette' joins the Nissan Altima, Ford Escape SUV and Toyota Prius gas/electric hybrids; the series also includes the Cadillac CTS, Hummer H3, Lincoln MKX, Chrysler Crossfire and other fun-to-drive vehicles.

"Vacations are a time for fun and indulgence," said Kaye Ceille, senior vice president of worldwide partnership sales. "The latest addition to our Club Red loyalty program lets travel agents increase their revenue and add a memorable rental car to their client's vacation."

Avis' Club Red loyalty program is open to all travel professionals in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and offers incentives to agents who include Avis in their travel offers. Club Red members typically receive $1 for every Avis rental of three or more days booked. The basic program has no blackout periods, end dates and Saturday overstays are not required.

"Travel agents are valued partners to Avis," said Ceille. "Incentives like these and the benefits of our Club Red program recognize the importance we place on our relationship with travel agents."

For more information about Club Red or enroll in the program, visit

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 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