Avis India recently launched its international self-drive service on their website (www.avis.co.in) and mobile app for the Indian travellers travelling to foreign destinations. This launch makes Avis the first car rental company in India which has the capability to enable customers to book self-drive cars in 170 countries with over more than 5,500 rental locations.As outbound tourism is booming, the future of international self-drive is very promising. With the upcoming months being the most preferred season for international travel for Indians, customers are increasingly looking for self-drive services in top international locations such as the U.S., UK, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Ireland, France, and Spain, among others.Customers using Avis services also get a ‘Pay-Later’ option, wherein they can reserve the car with Avis and make the payment at the time of collecting the car at the rental station abroad. Customers also benefit from Avis India’s commitment to deliver an ideal rental experience, with features like instant booking confirmation, GPS, one-way rental, unlimited mileage, option to add an additional driver, child safety seat, as well as car insurance that covers theft and damage.Commenting on the launch of the international self-drive service, Sunil Gupta, Managing Director and CEO, Avis India said, “At Avis, our commitment is to provide world class car rental experience to all our customers. All of our new service initiatives and innovations are aimed towards achieving this goal. With our comprehensive network of rental locations and customer support, we are confident that travellers from India will appreciate the comfort, convenience and experience that this service will offer to them. Avis India aims to deliver unparalleled comfort and peace of mind to Indians travelling abroad.”Additionally, as part of the introductory offer, Avis India will provide complimentary international airport lounge access to all the customers who book a car during the first month of its services.