Synonymous with romance and affairs of the heart, those planning a trip to Paris often do so with thoughts of love and passion in mind. The ultimate city for a romantic weekend, Paris is certainly the ideal spot for lovers, and with good reason. © Copyright Avis Getting there Going to Paris has never been so easy – especially with the construction of the Euro-Tunnel. Introducing a new level of competition with ferry services and airports, the tunnel has made the English Channel crossable Read More >>
Choice of avis car blog posts
Back in 2006 we conducted some research to ask you “if you had the choice of driving any make/model available, what would it be?” – the Audi A4 and A6 scored highest and so, in 2007, we added them to our Select Series fleet. We are pleased to share with you that now, 5 years on, we still have the popular Audi A4 and Audi A4 Avant (estate) models. Not only that but we will soon be adding the stunning new Audi A1! Have you ever used Avis Select Series and have you enjoyed it? Do you enjo Read More >>
At Avis we are excited to announce that we are adding the NEW Jaguar XJ to our Avis Prestige fleet. The original Jaguar XJ was a car that epitomised luxury and comfort and those credentials remain unchanged with the new 2010 model. This is Jaguar’s flagship saloon, and the first launch under new owners Tata Motors. The previous model couldn’t help but start to look dated and the new XJ has undergone a radical change from the original body style, which was little changed for 40 year Read More >>
We have had a lot of questions about the new Audi A5 Cabriolet that we have on our Avis Prestige fleet, so we thought we would provide you with some information about it here on the blog. The all-new Audi A5 3.0 TDi Cabriolet S-Line combines a four seat saloon car practicalities with the sporty feeling of a convertible for those sunny days. This is Audi’s replacement for the A4 Cabriolet and is starting to prove a huge success. In my eyes Audi really does pay attention to detail and the A5 Read More >>
If you live in the city, chances are you don’t need a car all that often. So why waste money buying, taxing, parking and maintaining your own, when Avis Car Rental can provide the perfect vehicle whenever you need it for a fraction of the cost? Avis car rental makes a lot of sense With everything on your doorstep in the city, you simply don’t need a car all the time. City centre parking charges alone can be enough to encourage you to catch the bus or take the train. If you live in London, yo Read More >>
I am excited to announce the launch of the Avis Eco Collection, our new low emissions car group. If you choose to rent a car from the Avis Eco collection you can drive away in a brand new, stylish and fuel efficient VW Golf 1.6 TDI 90ps. The cars combined MPG is 62.8 and its CO2 emissions are sub 120, at 118g/km. Currently these cars are available at 21 Avis locations across the UK. Also to celebrate the launch of the new Avis Eco collection, we will offset the carbon offset all of the Eco coll Read More >>
Following on from Barry’s post mentioning particular Cool Cars you’d like to see on fleet, I’d like to introduce what could potentially be the future of practically zero emission transport, although I’ll leave it up to you to judge whether or not it’s a “Cool Car”. With such a high focus lately on low carbon emissions it was only a matter of time before air powered cars became a reality. And that reality is far closer thanks to Guy Negre, a French auto engineer who has developed a Read More >>
There is always lots of talk around the office about what cars we might potentially get on fleet, which cars we would like to see and what we think our customers would like to drive. Following on from Robert’s blog post on the Frankfurt Motor Show and news of our exclusivity on the Porsche Panamera in Germany, I was inspired to take a look at some of the other desirable cars available with Avis. The focus of my attention starts in the US where they have a range of cars, similar to our own Sel Read More >>
One of our customers, Robert, posted a great review of the Frankfurt motor show on our blog about the BMW Vision Efficient Dynamic the other day. It was so comprehensive, in fact, that we decided to publish it as a full blog post in it’s own right! Enjoy and let us know if you went to the motor show as well! Rob White – Marketing, Avis UK I was lucky enough to visit the show yesterday. Thoroughly enjoyed it as always, and I think this year’s is possibly the largest, most lavish the Read More >>
It looks like Porsche have finally cracked a challenge they’ve been taking on for years: a four seater, four door family car that retains the poise and performance of a classic Porsche. The car I’m talking about is the new Porsche Panamera. And the car, one of Porsche’s most anticipated in many years, has not been short of rave reviews despite the bold steps that has been taken. Stuart Birch of the Telegraph states that the “steering is beautifully weighted, brakes massiv Read More >>
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