Avis UK, one of the country’s leading car rental firms, is supporting National Car Crime Awareness Week by suggesting better ways for motorists to ensure that they do not become the victims of car crime. Avis has compiled a list of its top five tips for ensuring that customers remain safe and secure. Car Crime […]

A New Zealand car rental firm has found itself in hot water with the Advertising Standards Authority over a slogan that is printed on the back of one of its vans. Wicked Campers, the owners of the offending vehicle, have reacted to the claim that the words ‘if you love me you would swallow it’ […]

A few days ago it looked like car rental firm Dollar Thrifty had all but made up its mind that it would be accepting a takeover bid from rivals, Hertz Global Holdings. However, an astonishing surge in the performance of Dollar Thrifty’s share price, has prompted Avis Budget Group to propose a counteroffer. When Hertz […]

A new poster campaign launched by car hire firm, Sixt, could find the company in trouble with the French President and his wife. The ads have been launched to encourage customers to choose a Citroen C3 hatchback, one of Citroen’s smallest hatchbacks, as their next rental vehicle. However, the posters have raised more than a […]

Hertz has announced that it is to buy rivals, Dollar Thrifty. The two car hire firms have signed a definitive agreement which will see the rental giant acquire Dollar Thrifty at a price of $41.00 per share using a combination of common stock and cash. The purchase price is based on the closing price of […]

Before committing to a driving expedition in Europe, make sure that you conforms to local driving requirements. Although those pre-requisites might be somewhat similar to what you have in your country, there are few restrictions that might surprise would-be drivers – especially age limits. Countries like Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Croatia stipulate that the minimum age of someone […]

Hertz Global Holdings, owners of Hertz Rent A Car, has reported a narrow 4th quarter loss steered along by improvements in the US car rental industry and with a recent cost cutting strategy. In the final quarter of last year, the firm recorded a net loss of $30.9 million, or 8 cents per share, compared […]

Those of us who are fed up of the winter weather may well be looking forward to getting away for some much needed summer sun. If Spain is the destination of choice then now is the time to book car hire through premier rental company Sixt Rent A Car. As of 6pm today Sixt is […]

The world’s greatest football tournament is nearly upon us and for recession battered car hire firms in South Africa that is very good news. Although there has been an improvement in figures over the Christmas holidays, car rental companies are now fixed on preparing themselves for the demand for vehicles the World Cup is expected […]

Hertz can already call itself one of the world’s leading car rental providers. With offices in 145 countries around the world it offers almost any solution to customers wishing to hire a vehicle. Now it has added to its ability to provide customers with transport solutions by announcing that it has gone into partnership with […]

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