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Avis and Budget Offer Vehicles With Winter Tires in Canada

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avis Budget Group today announced that Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental are offering customers across Canada vehicles equipped with winter tires.  These vehicles are available in Quebec, as required by law, and on certain vehicles at select corporate Avis and Budget locations in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, and Atlantic Canada.

“Although the standard Mud and Snow (M+S) all-weather tires provided on our Avis and Budget vehicles are adequate, we know that some customers prefer to rent a vehicle equipped with winter tires,” said Bill Boxberger, vice president and general manager, Canada, Avis Budget Group. “For this reason, we offer such vehicles so that we can continue to meet all our customers’ mobility needs.”

Vehicles equipped with winter tires can be reserved online at or or via phone by calling Avis Reservations at 1-800-879-2847 or Budget reservations at 1-800-268-8900.

About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR) is a leading global provider of mobility solutions, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 11,000 rental locations in approximately 180   countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world’s leading car sharing network, with more than one million 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 30,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. More information is available at


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