SOURCE: Avis Rent A Car

Avis Rent A Car

October 30, 2009 15:29 ET

Avis Offers Savings on Winter Getaways

Renters Enjoy Unlimited Mileage, a Free Ski/Snowboard Rack and up to $65 in Savings

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(Marketwire - October 30, 2009) - Avis Rent A Car today announced that through April 30, 2010, customers can save $50 on a weekly rental of a winter-ready standard, premium or full-size sport utility vehicle, and enjoy unlimited mileage and a free ski/snowboard rack. Customers who add a where2® GPS rental to their reservation can also receive an additional $15 off their rental -- that's a savings of $65 on a SUV rental.

Customers who need smaller vehicles can also save money. Avis renters can save $25 on weekly rentals or up to $20 on weekend rates of compact through full-size vehicles, minivans, intermediate SUVs and other car classes. This offer also includes unlimited mileage and a free ski/snowboard rack. Visit for more information.

"We're pleased to provide Avis renters with a money-saving offer to help them reach the slopes this winter," said Becky Alseth, senior vice president of marketing for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis. "Our fully equipped vehicles will help them arrive at their destination safely and comfortably."

This offer is valid at participating U.S. locations within Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming; and participating Avis locations in Canada.

To make a reservation, customers can visit or call 1-888-SKI-1212 and mention Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number K448100. To receive the additional savings when renting a where2 unit, customers must mention Coupon number MUFA056 as well. Offers are subject to availability. For complete details of the promotion, including terms and conditions, visit

Avis is the official rental car company of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding.

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. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAR). For more information, visit