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Gold For Avis New Zealand

Monday, 27 November 2023, 3:31 pm | Avis

  Avis New Zealand has claimed the top spot for the most outstanding customer service in the car rental industry for the fifth time at the Reader’s Digest 2024 awards. Following an independent survey of 1570 Kiwis, Avis New Zealand received ... More >>

Over Half A Million Kiwis Ready To Switch To Car Subscriptions

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 3:31 pm | Avis

 Recent research from YouGov reveals well over half a million Kiwis plan to ditch their own car and move to a short term rental model in a bid to have more flexibility around the choice of car they drive, and when. More than two in three ... More >>

Kiwi Drivers Report Change In Attitude Behind Wheel Of EV

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 11:28 am | Avis

New research reveals Kiwi drivers experience a significant change in attitude when they’re behind the wheel of an electric vehicle (EV) – from feeling less stressed to scoring bragging rights. Almost half (43%) of Kiwis under 45 years old admit they ... More >>

Avis Drives Partnership Forward With The Royal New Zealand Ballet

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 10:40 am | Avis

Leading rental car agency, Avis New Zealand, is sponsoring the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) to support innovation and excellence in the arts. <img src="" width="480" height="720"> RNZB Romeo and Juliet.  Phot: ... More >>

Avis Becomes New Naming Rights Sponsor Of WBOP Magic Netball Team

Monday, 16 January 2023, 11:44 am | Avis

Leading rental car company, Avis New Zealand, has signed a three-year deal to become the new naming rights sponsor of the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic (WBOP Magic) netball team. The ANZ Premiership team will now be named the Avis Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, ... More >>

Avis New Zealand Awarded Gold For Delivering Best Customer Service In Industry

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 12:26 pm | Avis

Auckland, 10 December: Kiwis have voted Avis New Zealand for delivering the most outstanding customer service in the car rental industry, winning the company the Gold Award in the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards 2021. Reader’s Digest’s ... More >>

Avis Budget Group Launches Digital Check In

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 3:43 pm | Avis

Avis Budget Group has announced the launch of Digital Check In an online service enabling customers to spend less time at the counter when picking up a vehicle at any Avis or Budget location in New Zealand. Developed to meet changing consumer demands ... More >>

Avis Launches New Safety Pledge

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 12:46 pm | Avis

Auckland, 28 May, 2020 – Avis, has today announced the launch of its new ‘Avis Safety Pledge’. The pledge protocols will be implemented in all Avis New Zealand rental locations, demonstrating its commitment to providing a safe, clean, and convenient ... More >>

Avis New Zealand Increases Hybrid Fleet As Part Of Commitment To Sustainability

Friday, 28 February 2020, 1:56 pm | Avis

  Auckland, February 28, 2020 - Avis New Zealand has almost doubled its hybrid and electric vehicle fleet as part of the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment. The Commitment, established by Tourism Industry Aotearoa in 2017, aims ... More >>

The weird and wonderful – discover NZ’s quirky art galleries

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:04 pm | Avis

27 November 2019 – While the Hundertwasser Toilets in Kawakawa are well-known as the ultimate roadside art gallery stop-off in New Zealand, there are many other fun and intriguing galleries to help break up your next road trip. So instead of ... More >>

The Winter Escapes You Never Considered

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 3:06 pm | Avis

New Zealand, July 4, 2019 – As bookings heat up for New Zealand's top winter destinations, why not avoid the hordes and take the road less travelled for your winter get away this year? More >>

Avis New Zealand Boosts Rental Fleet with Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 9:26 am | Avis

Avis New Zealand has added electric vehicles (EVs) to its fleet to offer sustainable alternatives to customers as well as reduce transport emissions. More >>

Hit the road this Valentine’s Day with these romantic trips

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 5:07 pm | Avis

Instead of flowers, fancy dinners or gifts, jump in the car with your loved one this Valentine’s Day and tackle a classic Kiwi road trip. What could be more romantic than a spontaneous long weekend together – starting Thursday – exploring the ... More >>

Avis Wins Best Rental Car Operator at National Awards

Monday, 10 September 2018, 9:56 am | Avis

Avis Car Rental has continued its winning streak in the TAANZ National Travel Industry awards, claiming the top spot for best car rental operator for the third year in a row. More >>

Avis Mobile App Gears Kiwis up for the Future

Friday, 3 August 2018, 3:27 pm | Avis

Avis Mobile App Gears Kiwis up for the Future Avis New Zealand’s new mobile app will mean customers won’t have to queue or spend time filling out paperwork – and in the future they won’t need a key to unlock their rental car. The new app ... More >>

Avis Named NZ's Most Trusted Car Rental Brand

Friday, 25 May 2018, 1:31 pm | Avis

Avis Named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Car Rental Brand Avis Car Rental New Zealand has won the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands Survey for the third time in five years in the Car Rental Companies category. The Readers Digest Survey identifies ... More >>

Avis expands green fleet

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 10:44 am | Avis

Two additional hybrid models have just bolstered the New Zealand fleet of Avis Car Rental making theirs the largest fleet of hybrid rental vehicles available in New Zealand. The luxury BMW X5 XDrive40e plug in electric Hybrid SUV and Toyota Corolla ... More >>

Avis installs defibrillators at 20 locations throughout NZ

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 3:57 pm | Avis

The Heart Foundation applauds a new initiative from leading rental car network, Avis Rent A Car, that will help fight New Zealand’s biggest killer – heart disease, while achieving two New Zealand firsts. More >>

Avis becomes first car rental company at Heathrow Terminal 5

Monday, 22 April 2013, 2:26 pm | Avis

Avis Car Rental has announced the launch of its new location at Heathrow Terminal 5, home to British Airways, making Avis the first car rental company to operate in the new terminal. More >>

New Toyota GT86 offers a premium sports driving experience

Monday, 3 September 2012, 2:37 pm | Avis

Business trips and weekend visits to the in-laws need never be boring again with Avis announcing an exclusive addition of the Toyota GT86 to its fleet. More >>





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