Today’s Groupon deal features $40 towards a rental car with Avis Rent-a-Car for just $20.  Although there are a few restrictions, this deal could make renting a car for your fall getaway a lot more affordable.

The Deal

The groupon deal must be purchased by midnight tonight, August 26, 2011 (Eastern Time.) There is a limit of one Groupon per car rental, you must use the car by December 31, 2011 and you must rent the car for at least two days. The deal is valid for rentals in the US and Canada only, excluding Alaska. Standard rental policies apply (such as you must have a valid driver’s license), and there is a surcharge for renters aged 18-24. Taxes are not included. Be sure to read the fine print before purchasing your Groupon.

A Little about Avis

Avis Rent-a-Car, founded in 1946, has more than 1200 car rental locations in the United States and more than 4900 locations worldwide. Avis features General Motors cars and trucks.