Avis Budget Group, in partnership with Verizon and Edison Interactive, today announced the launch of a new all-in-one digital travel assistant exclusively available to Avis, Budget, and Payless Car Rental customers. Business and leisure travelers can now rent Samsung tablets powered by Verizon to stay connected on the go.
The Avis, Budget, and Payless Travel Assistants offers business and leisure customers an enhanced digital experience with features like a mobile hotspot, unlimited talk and text, and access to top apps for streaming media and gaming. The tablets feature a suite of services and content from Verizon Media properties, serving as a digital assistant that can be brought from the vehicle to the hotel or the board room. In addition, the tablet will notify travelers of local offers and discounts available at their destination.
The tablets, which are available as a rental add-on, offer a unique set of features to support the traveler journey. Key features include:
- WiFi access for up to five devices
- Top apps for streaming media and gaming
- Access to Yahoo Search
- Notifications about local offers and discounts
- Free international talk and text
- Dynamic GPS capabilities with intuitive navigation
The new Travel Assistant product was developed on Edison Interactive’s robust customer experience platform.
The digital Travel Assistants are currently available to travelers renting an Avis, Budget, or Payless car at JFK International Airport in New York and Miami International Airport in Florida, with plans to expand this offering to additional Avis, Budget, and Payless Car Rental locations in 2020.