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Getting the Best Deals from Avis Car Rental Service

Avis Rent A Car System is one of the leaders in the car rental industry and is headquartered in Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, NJ. Avis was founded by Warren Davis at Willow Run airport in Detroit which became the first car rental location to be located at an airport. The company saw tremendous growth and by the late 1950s had become one of the dominant forces in the rental car industry and soon began opening offices in Europe, Canada and Mexico.

Avis took off as a company and a brand and became the second largest car rental company in the world, while changing ownership multiple times along the way. It became employee owned in 1987 and in 2001, Cendant Corporation purchased all of the outstanding shares of Avis Group Holdings and separated it into four independent companies, including Avis Budget Group Inc., which is currently the parent group of Avis Rent a Car System. Both Avis and the Budget brand are under the Avis Budget Group umbrella. If you are looking to rent a car from Avis, RentACarNow.com is the place to get the lowest options.

In 1963, Avis came out with its now famous “We Try Harder” campaign, which is still its motto today. In the early 70s, Avis instituted its “wizard system,” for reservation technology. In 1987, the lead the charge for advancements in the industry again by introducing the “Roving Rapid Return” which was a handheld computer terminal that allowed customers to avoid waiting at the counter. Avis mainly provides the finest General Motors vehicles to its customers but also will rent out other highly regarded brands, like Ford. Avis has over 2,100 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Latin American region and has 7,800 employees worldwide.

If you are planning a trip just about anywhere in the country, you can use RentACarNow.com to get the best deals on Avis cars.

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