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BUDGET TRUCK RENTAL TO OFFER GPS NAVIGATION SYSTEM
PARSIPPANY, N.J., 04-03-2008 — where2® Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices with guidance by Garmin® are now available at Budget Truck Rental locations throughout the United States, making it the first consumer truck rental company to offer GPS devices.
where2 is fully portable and can be used in any Budget truck, from cargo vans to 24’ trucks, and with any type of rental, including one-way, local and commercial rentals. The device offers Budget Truck Rental customers an array of navigation features, including truck routes, local points of interest such as ATMs, hotels, restaurants and gas stations, a simple user interface, three-dimensional maps, audible turn-by-turn directions spoken in multiple languages and Bluetooth hands-free calling capability.
“Moving can be a stressful and emotional time for many people,” said Joe Ferraro, vice president of operations for Budget Truck Rental. “Reaching the destination should be as easy as we can possibly make it. As experts in moving, we know that offering do-it-yourself movers an easy-to-use GPS navigation system will help make this important transition that much easier.
” Quantities of Budget Truck Rental where2 units are limited. The GPS device can be rented at Budget Truck Rental locations throughout the United States for $11.95 per day or $59.75 per week. For more information or to make a reservation, customers should visit www.budgettruck.com, call 1-800-GO-BUDGET or contact their local Budget Truck dealer.
About Budget Truck
Budget Truck Rental is the second largest consumer truck rental company in the United States, operating through a network of more than 2,800 locations throughout the continental United States, serving both the consumer and light commercial sectors. Budget Truck Rental is part of Budget Rent A Car System Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group (NYSE: CAR), a global leader in vehicle rental services. For further information, visit www.budgettruck.com.