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Budget offers special values for ‘Snowbird’ rentals in Florida and Arizona.

Rates as Low as $4.95 per day

Parsippany, NJ Mar 5, 2008 -

It’s that time of year again – Budget is looking for customers to help move its fleet for the summer. Budget Rent A Car System, Inc. today announced special one-way rates from Florida and Arizona to select locations in the continental United States in a limited-time offer that allows customers to rent a car in one place and return it in another, with unlimited mileage and no drop fees.

Now, customers traveling one-way from the Sunshine State of Florida can rent an economy or compact vehicle for just $4.95 per day; intermediate for $9.95 per day; a two-door full-size vehicle for $12.95 per day or a four-door full-size car for $14.95 per day. Those needing more room can drive a standard sport utility vehicle for $16.95 per day.

The offer is available at select Budget airport locations in Florida, including: Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Vehicles can be returned to participating locations throughout the U.S., including Budget neighborhood locations. Customers should visit www.budget.com for information on participating locations.

Budget is also offering special one-way rates in Arizona at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Tucson International Airport and Flagstaff Municipal Airport to select locations in California and Nevada, including Budget neighborhood locations. Customers traveling one-way from the Grand Canyon State can rent an economy car for $17.95 per day; a compact vehicle for $18.95 per day; a mid-size vehicle for $19.95 or a full-size vehicle for $21.95 per day.

“Like snowbirds, Budget vehicles need to return home as the weather warms,” said Becky Alseth, senior vice president of marketing for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Budget. “And with rates starting as low as $4.95, not only do customers get a fantastic deal, they receive great value on a quality, well-maintained and reliable vehicle.”

There is limited availability at these rates and customers should check www.budget.com for information on all available pickup and drop-off cities. The Budget one-way offer from Arizona is valid from March 21, 2008 through May 24, 2008. Customers must mention Budget Customer Discount (BCD) Number U106400 at the time of reservation. The Florida one-way offer is valid from March 27, 2008 through June 30, 2008. Customers must mention Budget Customer Discount (BCD) Number U105600 at the time of reservation. For full terms and conditions, including participating locations, or to make a reservation, customers should visit www.budget.com, call 1-800-BUDGET-7 or contact their local travel professional.

About Budget
Budget Rent A Car System, Inc. is the owner and franchiser of one of the world's best-known car rental brands with more than 1,800 car rental locations in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand. The company also operates Budget Truck Rental and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAR). For further information, visit budget.com.

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