This unique association with Avis India will enable SBI Card customers to plan their next adventure with comfort and luxury. Customers will have the opportunity to choose their vehicles from a wide choice of cars including Audi, Mercedes Benz and BMW. SBI Card will be extending this exclusive discount offer to its retail card and corporate card customers.
Mr. Sunil Gupta, CEO, Avis India, said, “The first three months this year bring in many long weekends, which would mean people wanting to travel to nearby destinations with their families. Our tie up with SBI Card thus, specially targets the corporate, leisure & individual travelers. It enables them to hire a premium car at a more affordable rate, thereby assuring a comfortable journey.”
Speaking about this initiative, Mr. Pallav Mohapatra, CEO, SBI Cards and Payment Services Private Limited, said, “At SBI Card, it is our endeavor to add value and make every experience a rewarding one. This collaboration with Avis India is one such step towards adding style and luxury to every getaway our customer plans.” He further added, “We have come up with some great initiatives in 2013 and customers can look forward to more such attractive propositions in the New Year.”
With Avis India’s national footprint and SBI Card’s value added services, customers can avail a 20% discount on car bookings across 20 cities in India. To avail this discount, customers can simply log on to http://www.avis.co.in/
This offer has been structured such that, both individuals as well as corporate customers of SBI Card can avail the discount on booking cars within India. For an individual customer, this offer will give their families a chance to experience luxury travel at an affordable price for that much-needed weekend getaway. For Corporates, this offer will translate to cost savings on car rental services & an opportunity to upgrade employees to world class standards of Avis services. The Corporate Card offer from Avis, compliments the SBI Corporate Card value proposition;
Avis has been present in India for 14 years and is an industry leader in quality and reliability of services. The company’s investment in technology, processes and systems enables it to provide an unmatched international experience. Avis in India has many firsts to its credit and its emphasis on blending global systems with an understanding of local needs has enabled it to achieve market leadership in India.
In India Avis is present in 20 cities viz. Ahmedabad, Agra, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, New Delhi, NOIDA, Mumbai, Pune, Rishikesh, Shimla, Udaipur and Vadodara,
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Avis Car Rental operates one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,750 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information, visit www.avis.com.
About Avis India
India's leading car rental, leasing and fleet management provider, Avis India, is a joint venture between Avis Budget Group, Inc. and The Oberoi Group. Avis India has a fleet of more than 1700 premium cars across the country, with a network extending across 45 conveniently-
The Oberoi Group operates 28 hotels and three cruisers in five countries under the luxury ‘Oberoi’ and five-star ‘Trident’ brands. For more information on The Oberoi Group, please visit www.oberoihotels.com
About SBI Card
SBI Card offers Indian consumers access to a wide range of world-class, value-added payment products and services. SBI Card has a credit card base of over 2.5 million, spanning leading metros to emerging towns. It offers an extensive range of credit cards catering to the needs of diverse customer segments which includes Premium lifestyle cards, Travel cards, Shopping cards, Classic cards, Exclusive co-branded cards and Corporate cards. SBI Card has been recognized by Asia BPO Summit with an award for ‘Excellence in Customer Services’ 2012-13 and by Visa Inc. as the ‘Best Issuing Institution across India & South Asia’ 2012, for fraud management.
SBI Cards and Payment Services Private Limited (SBI Card) is a joint venture between State Bank of India and GE Capital. Visit sbicard.com for more details.