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Avis Budget Group Adds Amex Express Checkout as an Online Payment Option for Car Rental Reservations

/EIN News/ -- PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) today announced that it is now offering Amex Express Checkout, American Express’ fast and simple way for U.S. Card Members to pay online by using their account login, for reservations made on and Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental are the only car rental providers participating in the digital payment platform.

“Avis and Budget customers could always save money when paying for their rentals in advance, but now they have another great new payment option,” said Scott Deaver, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Avis Budget Group. “With Amex Express Checkout, travelers can pay for Avis or Budget reservations in advance in a simple and fast way, and get back to more important matters.”

To pay for an Avis and Budget rental with Amex Express Checkout, customers must select the “Pay Now” option when making a reservation on or and select Amex Express Checkout as their method of payment. American Express Card Members then enter their account login information and choose their card to pay for their Avis or Budget reservation.

“Amex Express Checkout delivers a simple and secure checkout process for our Card Members and merchants,” said Dave Wolf, vice president, digital partnerships and development, American Express. “We are excited our Card Members now have the opportunity to use Amex Express Checkout at Avis and Budget, helping make their travel experience as seamless as possible.”

About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 11,000 rental locations in approximately 180 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world’s leading car sharing network, with nearly one million members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 30,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J.  More information is available at

About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at and connect with American Express on,,,, and

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