Budget Offers Sirius XM Radio to Customers

Budget is now offering Sirius XM with a new Dock & Play radio available on car rentals.

The new Dock & Play radio, compatible with almost all Budget vehicles, offers renters the "XM Everything" package with more than 170 channels of programming of sports, commercial-free music, news, comedy and kids' programming, plus traffic and weather information.

"Since the SIRIUS XM unit works with almost all vehicles in the Budget fleet, renters will be able to root for their home team or enjoy the service's premium music and entertainment channels when they travel. It's the perfect way to tune into a good time when on the road," said Michael Caron, vice president of product and program development for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Budget.

The SIRIUS XM Radio service is rolling out at major airports in Albuquerque, Baltimore, Boise, Boston, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Ore., Providence, Salt Lake City, San Diego and Washington, D.C. The service is also available at select Budget off-airport locations.

The devices are available for rent for $4.99 per day or $20 per week. Devices are subject to availability and some vehicles may not be equipped with an auxiliary input, which is required to use the device. Customers should request the service/equipped vehicle at the counter or call the Budget reservation center at 1-800-BUDGET-7.

For more information, visit www.budget.com/xmblast.

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