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Budget Spreads Good Cheer in the New Year

23 December 1997

Budget Spreads Good Cheer in the New Year

    -- Special Rate of Only $119.98 Per Week on Economy Cars in January --

    LISLE, Ill., Dec. 23 -- Say farewell to 1997 and celebrate
1998 with Budget -- get an economy car for just $119.98 per week at
participating U.S. Budget locations, effective January 4 - 31, 1998.
    To qualify for this special unlimited mileage rate on economy cars, Budget
customers must book the car between December 28 and January 11 for travel
during January 4 - 31, 1998, and mention rate code 'P4' at the time of
reservation.  Customers must pay for their rental with an American Express
    Weekly rates require a rental of at least five consecutive days.
Customers must reserve the car at least 24-hours in advance of pickup.  Since
availability of cars at this rate is limited, customers are encouraged to book
as early as possible.  This special offer is available in select major markets
and cannot be used with any other discount or promotional offer.
    Optional LDW is $16.99 per day or less, where available.  Refueling
services, taxes, California vehicle license fee not to exceed $1.12 per day,
10% or less airport concession fee, surcharges and optional items are extra.
Local rental and age requirements apply.  Locations that rent to drivers under
the age of 25 may impose an age surcharge.
    To find out more about this great New Year's rate, customers can simply
call Budget's toll-free reservations at 800-527-0700 or contact their travel
    Budget Rent a Car Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Budget Group,
Inc. , is one of the world's top three car and truck rental systems.
The Budget system, which operates under the same name worldwide, has more than
3,200 airport and local market locations in over 120 countries and
territories.  Budget has nearly 1,000 corporate-owned and franchised locations
in the United States.  Budget's WorldClass Fleet is comprised of more than 25%
specialty vehicles, ranging from sport utility vehicles, convertibles and
luxury cars to minivans, pickups and motorcycles.

SOURCE  Budget Rent a Car Corporation