Welcome to Avis

About Avis

In 1946 Warren Avis opened the world's first airport car rental location at Willow Run Airport, Detroit, with a grand total of three cars. Today, Avis worldwide operates in 5,200 locations in 165 countries. Energy, enthusiasm, innovative industry leadership and an ethos of continuous improvement have characterised the company for many years.

The essence of Avis's success has been a singular vision of building the best and fastest growing company within the business of car rental through continuous investment in its network, leading technology and, most importantly, its people.

"We try harder"...

...is not just the fifth most famous advertising slogan of all time; it is an open-ended promise to do better today than we did yesterday; to deliver value to our customers, our employees and our shareholders. It is the spirit of Avis.

Everyone in the company has an important part to play in achieving excellent and consistent customer service and delivering the "We try harder" promise.

In our days

Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 locations in 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world.

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