Avis: First Car Rental Company to Join Google Wallet App

Avis Car Rental has joined with Google Wallet — making Avis the first car rental company to participate in this new application for mobile devices.

The Google Wallet app, available forAndroid and iPhone devices, allows users to save all their loyalty program information and offers in one place.

Starting today, customers can enroll in Avis Preferred’s express rental service and have their Avis Wizard number saved within the Google Wallet mobile app. By saving their Avis Wizard number, Avis Preferred members can receive offers for rentals directly through the Google Wallet app.

"Like Avis Preferred, Google Wallet saves people valuable time and provides them with added convenience," said Jeannine Haas, chief marketing officer, North America, Avis Budget Group. "This offering enables us to market our products and services to customers through a dynamic, emerging channel and thereby help to generate incremental bookings."

For more information or to download the Google Wallet app, visit the Google Play Store or the Apple iPhone App Store.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.

The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.

Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>