Avis Helps You Green Your Summer Vacation

May 22, 2009

With Memorial Day weekend and the summer travel season approaching, millions of people are going to find themselves in need of a rental car on their vacations. However, thanks to our CarbonFree® partner Avis Budget Group, you can make your trip a whole lot greener. When shopping for a rental car, be sure to look into Avis’ ECO-RIDE fleet, featuring the Toyota Prius, Nissan Altima, and Ford Escape hybrid vehicles. All three offerings are EPA certified SmartWay™ vehicles and have proven to be amongst the best environmental performers. Driving on unfamiliar roads is an easy way to get lost and Avis’ where2® GPS Navigation system can help keep you on the right path to ensure you take the most direct and fuel-efficient route possible. Additionally, the Avis eToll system allows you to use automated toll collection lanes, the use of which can help cut tailpipe emissions greatly. Best of all, Avis Budget Group and have partnered to provide you with a way to offset the emissions from your rental car. By clicking here, you can offset your rental for one day, one week, or one month. We know you can’t always avoid driving to get where you need to go this summer, so we hope you’ll join Avis and to “Reduce What You Can, Offset What You Can’t” for your travels.