Unlimited Budget, Avis Budget Group's loyalty program, has been selected as a 2013 Gold Magellan Award Winner.
Given by Travel Weekly, the Magellan Awards honor the best in the travel industry with a panel of travel experts choosing the winners. Unlimited Budget was recognized in the ground transportation/loyalty program category.
"As a customer-led, service driven company, we want all aspects of the rental experience to be stress-free,” said Stephen Wright, vice president of global travel and partnership sales, Avis Budget Group, Inc. “Travel professionals are a key part of the experience, so it's important that we reward them for being outstanding representatives of our brands. We are proud to achieve gold at the Magellan Awards and sincerely thank Travel Weekly and the travel agent community for this honor."
Since its creation in 1997 as the first rental car loyalty program designed specifically for travel professionals, Unlimited Budget has more than 20,000 travel agents in the United States and Canada participate in the program, according to Avis Budget.
Unlimited Budget members earn valuable rewards on all completed Avis and Budget business and leisure car rental transactions in North America, says the company. In addition, members also earn rewards for completed bookings through the family of Hilton hotel brands worldwide.
Enrollment in Unlimited Budget is free and open to travel professionals who are residents of the United States and Canada, age 18 and over. For more information, visit www.unlimitedbudget.com.