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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Avis Budget Group, Inc. Meeting to be Held on Friday, May 23, 2014

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual stockholders’ meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders are available at:



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Stockholder Meeting Notice


The 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (the “Company”) will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Wilmington – Legal District, 700 N. King Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time (the “Annual Meeting”).

Proposals to be considered at the Annual Meeting:

1. To elect as directors the ten nominees named in the Company’s proxy statement for a one-year term expiring in 2015 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

2. To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014.

3. Advisory approval of the compensation of our named executive officers.

4. To approve the Avis Budget Group, Inc. Amended and Restated Equity and Incentive Plan.

5. To transact such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote “FOR” Items 1 through 4.

The Board of Directors has fixed the close of business on March 27, 2014 as the record date (the “Record Date”) for the determination of stockholders entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Annual Meeting or any adjournment(s) thereof.

Stockholders of record as of the Record Date are cordially invited to attend the Annual Meeting.

PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you.

Directions to Annual Meeting

From Points North (including Philadelphia International Airport):

Take 1-95 South into Delaware. Take Exit 7B (Delaware Avenue North). At the traffic light, turn left onto Delaware Avenue. At the 2nd light there is a fork in the road, bear right at the fork (this becomes 10th Street). Turn right onto King Street. The Hotel is 2 blocks down on the left.

From Points South:

Take 1-95 North into Delaware to Exit 7 (Rt. 52). Come up the ramp and go straight to the 4th traffic light. Make a right at the light onto Delaware Avenue. At the 1st light, there is a fork in the road, bear right at the fork (this becomes 10th Street). Turn right onto King Street. The Hotel is 2 blocks down on the left.

From New Castle County Airport:

Exit Airport to the light, make left onto Rt. 13 & follow to Wilmington. Rt. 13 will become Walnut St. Turn left onto 8th St. At 2nd light, turn left onto King St. and the Hotel is right on the corner on the left.

The following Proxy Materials are available for you to review online:


  the Company’s 2014 Proxy Statement;


  the Company’s Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2013 (which is not deemed to be part of the official proxy soliciting materials); and


  any amendments to the foregoing materials that are required to be furnished to stockholders.




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Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or email options below.



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Internet – Go to Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.






Telephone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 and follow the instructions to log in and order a paper copy of the materials by mail for the current meeting. You can also submit a preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.






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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by May 9, 2014.