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Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of vehicle rental and car sharing services, operating three of the most recognised brands in the industry through Avis, Budget and Zipcar.

The company is a leading vehicle rental operator in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain other regions. Avis Budget Group and its licensees operate the Avis and Budget brands in approximately 180 countries.

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Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of vehicle rental and car sharing services, operating three of the most recognised brands in the industry through Avis, Budget and Zipcar.

The company is a leading vehicle rental operator in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain other regions. Avis Budget Group and its licensees operate the Avis and Budget brands in approximately 180 countries.

Together, our brands help the company meet a wide range of customer needs throughout the world. Avis is positioned to serve the premium commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry, and Budget is focused primarily on more value-conscious segments of the industry.

Avis Budget Group licenses the use of the Avis and Budget trademarks to licensees in areas in which the company does not operate directly. These brands have an extended global reach with more than 11,000 car and truck rental locations throughout the world.

Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing company, with nearly one million members in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Avis Budget Group operates Budget Truck, one of the leading truck rental businesses in the United States.

Avis Budget Group also owns Payless, a car rental brand that operates in the deep-value segment of the industry; Apex, a leading deep-value car rental brand in New Zealand and Australia; and Maggiore, Italy’s fourth-largest vehicle rental business.

The company has two operating regions: the Americas and International, with the licensee function operating as a global team with offices in EMEA, Latin America and Asia.

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Together, our brands help the company meet a wide range of customer needs throughout the world. Avis is positioned to serve the premium commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry, and Budget is focused primarily on more value-conscious segments of the industry.

Avis Budget Group licenses the use of the Avis and Budget trademarks to licensees in areas in which the company does not operate directly. These brands have an extended global reach with more than 11,000 car and truck rental locations throughout the world.

Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing company, with nearly one million members in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Avis Budget Group operates Budget Truck, one of the leading truck rental businesses in the United States.

Avis Budget Group also owns Payless, a car rental brand that operates in the deep-value segment of the industry; Apex, a leading deep-value car rental brand in New Zealand and Australia; and Maggiore, Italy’s fourth-largest vehicle rental business.

The company has two operating regions: the Americas and International, with the licensee function operating as a global team with offices in EMEA, Latin America and Asia.

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Founded at Detroit Airport by Warren Avis, Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world’s best-known car rental brands. The company grew rapidly during the 1950s through…

Founded at Detroit Airport by Warren Avis, Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world’s best-known car rental brands. The company grew rapidly during the 1950s through licensed and corporate-owned expansion. In 1963, Avis introduced the award-winning “We try harder®” campaign and the tagline remains the company’s rallying cry even today. Ten years later Avis launched its innovative Wizard system, the company’s proprietary reservation technology. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty.

Creation:

1948, Chicago,
USA

Countries:

170

Budget Rent A Car was founded by Morris Mirkin with a $24,000 investment. The company name was chosen to appeal to the “budget-minded” or “value-conscious” renter. Today, with approximately 3,500…

Budget Rent A Car was founded by Morris Mirkin with a $24,000 investment. The company name was chosen to appeal to the “budget-minded” or “value-conscious” renter. Today, with approximately 3,500 locations in more than 120 countries, Budget is a leading rental car supplier competing within value-conscious segments of the industry in the United States and other regions, and as a premium brand in Canada, the Caribbean and other parts of the world.

Creation:

1958, Los Angeles, USA

Countries:

120

Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network, driven by a mission to enable simple and responsible urban living. With its wide variety of self-service vehicles available by the hour…

Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network, driven by a mission to enable simple and responsible urban living. With its wide variety of self-service vehicles available by the hour or day, Zipcar operates in urban areas and university campuses in over 500 cities and towns across Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Iceland, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Zipcar offers the most comprehensive, most convenient and most flexible car sharing options available.

Creation:

1999, Cambridge,
USA

Countries:

10

Payless Car Rental operates approximately 120 rental locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America, including many in major airports. Payless serves price-conscious leisure and business travellers and…

Payless Car Rental operates approximately 120 rental locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America, including many in major airports. Payless serves price-conscious leisure and business travellers and operates with a hybrid model of corporately operated locations along with locations operated by licensees.

Creation:

1971, Spokane,
USA

Countries:

33

Apex Car Rentals has built a reputation for providing customers with exceptional service and now offers more than 7,000 vehicles from 22 branches throughout Australasia. Apex recently opened new car…

Apex Car Rentals has built a reputation for providing customers with exceptional service and now offers more than 7,000 vehicles from 22 branches throughout Australasia. Apex recently opened new car rental locations at Australia’s major airports in Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne and Sydney. As well as receiving personal service and a caring approach when renting a car, Apex customers also appreciate the brand’s cheap daily rates, late-model fleet and zero hidden costs.

Creation:

1992, Christchurch,
New Zealand

Countries:

2

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