SOURCE: Avis Rent A Car System, LLC

Avis Rent A Car System, LLC

July 07, 2010 09:00 ET

Avis Celebrates Grand Opening at Kelowna Airport

Aeroplan Members Can Earn Miles Exclusively at Avis-YLW

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) -  Travelers arriving at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) now have another option from which to choose when renting a vehicle and a way to earn Aeroplan® Miles. Avis Rent A Car proudly announces the opening of a new car rental facility conveniently located inside the terminal.

Now through September 30, 2010, Aeroplan members can earn up to 9,999 bonus Aeroplan Miles on rentals in Canada of five days or more. For complete terms and conditions, visit

"With this new airport location and the distinction of being the only car rental company to offer Aeroplan Miles, Avis is proud to serve travelers at Kelowna," said Bill Boxberger, vice president and general manager of Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis. "With smoke-free vehicles guaranteed and many time-saving amenities available, we can ensure our customers experience the 'We try harder' service that has made us famous."

The new location offers a wide choice of vehicles, from subcompact vehicles to convertibles, minivans and SUVs. Every vehicle is backed by the Avis commitment to provide outstanding customer service and includes 24-hour roadside assistance. Renters at this location will also enjoy the convenience of Avis Preferred® counter-bypass service, where2™ GPS navigation and Avis e-Receipt™.

Hours of operation at the full-service rental facility are Sunday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to midnight. 

To make a reservation, customers can contact Avis reservations at 1-800-879-2847, a local travel professional, or simply visit or To take advantage of the Aeroplan offer, customers should 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 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