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Budget offers September savings at neighborhood locations
Parsippany, NJ Aug 19, 2008 -

As the start of another new school year approaches, Budget Rent A Car is making the back-to-school trip easier for parents with great rates for rentals at neighborhood locations.  Now, for a limited time, customers can rent a compact vehicle for $169 per week; a mid-size for $34.99 per day or $174 per week; a full-size for $199 per week; a mini van for $309 per week; or a standard SUV for $249 per week.

“Our mini vans and standard SUVs will comfortably accommodate the typical college student necessities, including mini-refrigerators, televisions, computers and furniture,” stated Becky Alseth, senior vice president of marketing at Avis Budget Group, parent company of Budget.  “These rates are available at our fast-growing network of convenient neighborhood locations, and these great rates are just one of the many ways we help our customers get the most out of their personal budgets.”

Budget’s back-to-school promotion is available at participating Budget neighborhood locations in the United States through December 15, 2008. This offer is not valid at airport locations; rates are subject to availability and blackout dates apply.  For complete details, including terms and conditions, visit www.budget.com/backtoschool.

To reserve a vehicle, visit budget.com or call (800) 527-0700.  Customers must mention Budget Customer Discount (BCD) Number U099900 at the time of reservation. 

About Budget
Budget Rent A Car System, Inc., celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2008, is the owner and franchiser of one of the world's best-known car rental brands.  Budget has more than 1,900 car rental locations in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand and parts of the Pacific region.  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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