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Avis Budget Group Encourages Travelers 50-and-Over to Get Away This Fall and Take Advantage of Money-Saving Offers for AARP Members

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR), the exclusive car rental provider for AARP members, encourages travelers 50-and-over to take advantage of the many benefits of Fall travel, including cooler temperatures, lower prices, the less-congested roadways and the smaller crowds at popular attractions.

Avis Budget Group provides AARP members with discounted rates and special offers on vehicle rentals with Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental and Payless Car Rental. In addition, AARP members can save on their annual membership fee with Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network.

"For many people, traveling after Labor Day is the ideal time to get away and enjoy milder weather and lower prices on travel," said Beth Kinerk, senior vice president of sales, Avis Budget Group. "As the exclusive car rental provider for AARP members, Avis Budget Group provides access to convenient and affordable transportation so that AARP members can stretch their travel budget even further to make lasting memories."

Avis Budget Group provides customers across all of its brands with quality, well-maintained vehicles from a variety of manufacturers, including BMW, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, Nissan, Toyota and many others. In addition, the Avis Budget Group rental brands offer superior service by engaged, customer-focused employees.

For more information or to take advantage of these exclusive benefits, AARP members should visit www.aarpdiscounts.com

About Avis Budget Group

Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world's leading car sharing network, with more than 900,000 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 www.avisbudgetgroup.com.

About AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities and protection from financial abuse. We advocate for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world's largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; www.aarp.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more at www.aarp.org.

About AARP Services, Inc.

AARP Services, Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly-owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the provider relationships for and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by independent providers as benefits to AARP's millions of members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home, mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services; and legal services. AARP Services also engages in new product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.

CONTACT: Alice Pereira (973) 496-3916 PR@avisbudget.com

Source:Avis Budget Group, Inc.