Avis Car Rental
Now one of the world leaders in car rental; Avis started out as a three car hire company in a small Michigan airport in 1946. It has grown to into one of the most recognised car rental brands anywhere in the world. It has a very wide selection of cars across all car rental categories, servicing business, corporate and leisure customers around the world. They typically service over 10million customers per year across 5000 car rental locations in 185 countries.
From those three cars, Avis saw an opportunity in airport car rentals and became the first car rental provide to offer airport car hire. Today, Avis has car rental locations in almost every major airport in the world and is the first choice car rental provider for many people. As an American brand, Avis initially used General Motors cars for a lot of its fleet; these cars included brands such as Chevrolet and Cadillac. However, as the company has expanded into Europe with the acquisition of Avis Europe plc, the fleet has also expanded. With every car size imaginable, Avis offers mini, compact, economy, standard, full size, luxury, SUV, minivan, convertible, premium etc. across brands such as Ford, Kia and Hyundai as well as the Chevrolet and Cadillac brands of its past.
Avis now operations is car rental empire in the United States, Canada, South America, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Asia and along the Caribbean as well as in Europe through Avis Europe plc.
With Avis' motto 'We Try Harder' as the company standard, it is no surprise that they work hard at customer service ensuring their customers always have access to a customer service agent. This coupled with their vast network, their quality fleet and their excellent service ensure happy and therefore loyal customers.