Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental customers can now rent portable Wi-Fi devices in 12 European countries, according to Avis Budget Group.
This new offering provides customers with access to 1GB of data per day without incurring roaming charges when traveling throughout Europe, says the company. Users can connect up to five devices at the same time, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and other Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets.
"Our new mobile Wi-Fi units are compact and portable so that they can be taken out of the car and into the hotel, business meeting, restaurant, campsite or even the beach — all with uninterrupted connectivity," said Larry De Shon, Avis Budget Group’s president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA. "It's a hassle-free and cost-effective way for travelers to stay connected — and another way we 'put the customer first.'"
Mobile Wi-Fi is available in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the U.K., according to the company. The service can be rented by requesting it at the counter.