Avis Budget Group and Etihad Aviation Group have announced a new, global partnership.
Under the agreement, Avis Budget Group become the exclusive car rental provider for Etihad Airways, Etihad Holidays and the loyalty programme Etihad Guest.
The partnership will see the Avis, Budget and Maggiore brands offered across the various Etihad booking channels worldwide.
Etihad Guest members will benefit from the Avis Preferred programme and an improved earning proposition.
Avis Budget Group director of international sales and partnerships, Julia Kemp (pictured, with Etihad Airways vice president commercial partnerships Yasser Al Yousuf) said: “We are delighted that we have extended our partnership with Etihad to be the exclusive global mobility provider.”
“The partnership is far-reaching and there are wonderful opportunities across all facets of the Etihad Aviation Group. As well as offering deals on Avis Budget Group car rentals, we will be looking at tri-party campaigns with hotels, tourist boards and credit cards.”
To celebrate the new partnership, Etihad Guest and Avis Budget are offering Etihad Guest members the chance to win flights for two anywhere across the Etihad network plus seven days’ car rental. To be eligible, members need to book a car rental before April 30 2019.