Avis, whose company motto is 'we try harder', was founded in 1946 in Detroit by Warren E Avis. Within 10 years, the company had expanded its operation to Europe, Canada and Mexico, and now this major player in the car rental market boasts over 200,000 vehicles and 4,000 branches worldwide. The company operates primarily out of the USA, but has offices as far afield as Australia, New Zealand, Central America, the Caribbean, South America and Africa.


Avis offer a great range of cars to suit every trip, from dinky compacts to large SUVs and vans. If you're feeling adventurous, there are also a number of luxury and sports cars on offer. Whatever your requirements, Avis has the vehicle for you.

Avis has been at the forefront of driver safety throughout its history, and has pioneered several safety concepts that are now industry standard. It is also one of the top companies in the USA in terms of customer loyalty. Avis is a highly respected brand and the company has an excellent track record.

Avis offers 24-hour breakdown assistance and comprehensive insurance options. Reservations can be made by telephone, in person or online. Online customers can take advantage of special offers and can check their booking online. If you're a regular customer, you can register and take advantage of discounted rates.