Avis Introduces The ‘Safety Adventure’ Package With Free Child Safety Seats

Customers Who Rent a Minivan, SUV or New 12-Passenger Van Can Receive up to Three Free Child Safety Seats – a $150 Value

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 25 /PRNewswire/ — The number of Americans taking leisure vacations will increase 2.3 percent over last year, according to recent data from the Travel Industry Association’s (TIA) Summer 2005 Forecast. Americans will take 328 million leisure person-trips during June, July and August 2005. The volume of trips that include auto travel will increase by two percent over 2004.

Just in time for summer vacation planning, Avis Rent A Car System, Inc. is launching a free child safety seat promotion. Renters of a minivan, SUV or 12-passenger van will receive up to three free child safety seats with each rental — a $150.00 value. In addition, Avis has created an informative brochure called the “Avis Safety Adventure,” outlining tips on safe travel and entertaining the kids while on the road. Free brochures will be available at select Avis counters nationwide. Safety tips may also be viewed by visiting http://www.avis.com/familysafety.

To give renters another great choice for transporting larger families and groups, Avis is also announcing the addition of 12-passenger vans at locations nationwide. The new vans round out the assortment of larger vehicles currently available including a large selection of minivans and small and large SUVs.

“With our well-known ‘We Try Harder’ focus on safety and service, Avis is a smart choice for families,” says Scott Deaver, executive vice president of marketing for Cendant Car Rental Group, parent of Avis. “By offering families free child safety seats with rentals of bigger vehicles, Avis is helping to make summer travel less stressful and more fun.”

Information and complete terms and conditions on the Avis “Safety Adventure” free child safety seat offer, may be viewed at http://www.avis.com/familysafety. Advance reservations are required and customers need to mention coupon #UUWA009 when booking a car. Coupon may be printed at http://www.avis.com/familysafety and must be surrendered at time of rental. Rentals need to begin by September 5, 2005.

About Avis

Avis Rent A Car System, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate the world’s second largest general-use car rental brand, providing business and leisure customers with a wide range of services at nearly 1,900 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Latin American / Caribbean region. Avis is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty, ranking as the number one car rental company in the 2005 Brand Keys(R) Customer Loyalty Index. The company is part of Cendant Car Rental Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD) , a diversified global provider of business and consumer services primarily within the real estate and travel sectors. For more information visit http://www.avis.com/ or http://www.cendant.com/media.

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