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Stay Connected: Avis Budget Group Rolls Out Mobile Wi-Fi Across Europe

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR) today announced that Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental customers can now rent portable Wi-Fi devices in twelve European countries. The new offering provides customers with access to 1GB of data per day without the fear of incurring roaming charges when traveling throughout Europe.

Users can connect up to five devices at the same time, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and other Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets. The units offer a download speed of 21.6 Mbps for a simple, fast and reliable way to conduct video conferences, access documents, surf the web, stream movies and access social media sites.

"Our new mobile Wi-Fi units are compact and portable so that they can be taken out of the car and into the hotel, business meeting, restaurant, campsite or even the beach — all with uninterrupted connectivity," said Larry De Shon, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Avis Budget Group. "It's a hassle-free and cost-effective way for travelers to stay connected — and another way we 'put the customer first.'"

Mobile Wi-Fi is available in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The service can be rented by requesting it at the counter. For customers' safety, Wi-Fi devices should never be used by the driver while the vehicle is in operation. Wi-Fi service should be used only by passengers or while the vehicle is parked.

About Avis Budget Group

Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world's leading car sharing network, with more than 870,000 members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 29,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. More information is available at .
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