An example of a smartphone dash mount. Photo via Wikimedia.
Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced that its customers can now purchase smartphone dash mounts. The new phone accessory is a sticky pad with side walls to hold items such as smartphones and GPS units.
"As a company that is committed to the safety of its customers, we encourage renters to keep their eyes on the road, their hands on the steering wheel and distractions to a minimum," said Joe Ferraro, president, Americas, Avis Budget Group. "The new smartphone dash mounts will help customers focus on driving so as to make the trip as stress-free and enjoyable as possible."
The products are available at Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental facilities across America's top airports, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Houston, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego and San Francisco.
The accessory is also available at select off-airport locations, says the company.
Avis Budget also offers mobile phone accessories such as a universal car charger with dual USB ports, a retractable car charger for use with Android devices (that includes an adapter that supports the iPhone 4/S, iPad and iPod), an iPhone 5/6 lightning cable, a universal wall charger with dual USA ports and battery back-up packs.