Avis Expands Operations in Taiwan with the Opening of 2 New Locations

2015-04-15 17:26 2973

SINGAPORE and TAIPEI, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Avis Car Rental expands its footprint in Taiwan by launching operations at two new locations namely at 208, Banxin Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, which is minutes away from Banqiao Train Station and at No. 48, Zhongxing Road, West District, Chiayi City, close to the Taichung Railway Rear station. These new facilities are now open and ready to serve local city residents and travellers arriving by train.

"Taiwan's robust economy and leading position in financial and manufacturing has increased the demand for car rental and leasing services," said Larry De Shon, president, International, Avis Budget Group. "We're thrilled to deliver in line with our key strategic initiative and once again, expand our global footprint in this region."

Both locations provide customers with wide variety of vehicles offering rent-a-car and leasing. Business and leisure travellers will benefit from quality, well-maintained vehicles from manufacturers such as Ford, Mercedes Benz and Nissan and services such as Global Positioning System (GPS) devices, child safety seats, vehicle damage coverage options and personal property protection packages.

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About Avis in Taiwan

In 2012, Avis launches its Taiwan license operation. Avis Taiwan is the only international car rental company, as well as the only car rental which provides cross-border and cross-strait to Hong Kong and Macau.

Currently, Avis provides long-term lease, short-term rental and chauffeur drive promising efficient and convenient car rental service for travelers in Taiwan.

About Avis in Asia

In Asia, Avis is a leading provider of vehicle rental; vehicle leasing and limousine/chauffeur drive services operating in more than 300 locations through a network of wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensee agreements in 20 markets. Avis opened its first operations in Asia in 1970 in Hong Kong. Throughout the 1970's Avis grew steadily in the region, with operations launched in Singapore, the Philippines, Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia. More recently, developments have included openings in Vietnam, Taiwan, Laos and Cambodia.

About Avis

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,750 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information, visit

For further information please contact:
Grace Banto, Avis Asia (+65) 6737 1668

Source: Avis
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