2011

Car Hire open all hours! Europcar locations set to open 7 days a week, with 24 hour opening to be launched at 6 key airports

By Europcar Communications

London, August 2011 – From September 2011, busy travellers will be able to benefit from 7-day opening at more than 60 Europcar locations across the UK, allowing them to pick-up and return hire vehicles on the day that suits them – even if that’s a Sunday!

OPEN ALL HOURS – Europcar extends weekend opening hours in regional trial

By Europcar Communications

Reflecting the needs of today’s hectic schedules, Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe for both leisure and business users, is rolling out extended weekend opening hours across four of its high volume customer locations across the UK.

Europcar Celebrates Motability Award Win Outstanding

By Europcar Communications

London, August 2011 – Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe, is celebrating winning the Scheme Partner award at the sixth annual Motability Supplier Awards. The award win builds on Europcar’s commended status last year, and demonstrates Europcar’s commitment to providing industry leading support for Motability Car Scheme customers. The awards are organised by Motability Operations, the business behind the Motability car, powered wheelchair and scooter schemes for disabled people.

EUROPCAR SUMMER DEALS – Up to 25% discount on UK Car Hire and 15% off Car Hire in Europe This Summer

By Europcar Communications

London, July 2011 – Holidaymakers can now save extra cash on their summer break with the discount deals from Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe. Europcar is offering up to 25% discount on car hire in the UK and up to 15% discount in Europe. UK travellers can head to the coast for a dip in the sea or take a day trip to the countryside, whilst those going further afield can take advantage of a hire car to get the most out of their trip. And, with a recent report suggesting that more than a million motorists have given up using their own car because of costs, hiring a car on a holiday trip could make good economic sense too.

Mannequins, False Legs and the Back end of a Horse! Europcar reveals the strangest hire stories

By Europcar Communications

Europcar, the leading car rental company in Europe, hires out thousands of vehicles daily, so it’s not surprising that a survey of its UK network of branches revealed some strange excuses for damage and late return as well as rather unusual items of lost property.

Europcar puts families first at Heathrow – Car hire company lays on entertainment and ice lollies to keep kids happy at its Heathrow location

By Europcar Communications

London, July 2011 – Leading car hire company, Europcar, aimed to make the journey easier for families arriving and departing at its Heathrow airport location recently, as it anticipated high volumes of customers.

Europcar appoints Specialist Vehicle Director – Stuart Russell brings wealth of experience to enhance specialist vehicle offering

By Europcar Communications

London, July 2011 – Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe for both leisure and business users, has appointed Stuart Russell as its newly created Specialist Vehicle Director. With more than 12 years commercial vehicle experience, Stuart will be focused on developing and implementing strategies to grow Europcar’s Van and Prestige services. His responsibilities encompass all aspects of fleet and financial forecasting as well as product pricing, sales & marketing.

Car rental could be the answer to high insurance premiums www.europcar.co.uk

By Europcar Communications

London, April 2011 – Europcar, the leader in car rental services in Europe for both leisure and business users, is urging motorists to think about alternatives to car ownership as latest news from the AA suggest premiums have risen by a record 40% in the last 12 months.

EUROPCAR ASKS CUSTOMERS TO FREE UP FLEET FOR THOSE STRANDED BY ASH CLOUD

By Europcar Communications

With flight disruption in Scotland and the North East of England due to the volcanic ash from Iceland, Europcar, the leader in car rental services in Europe, is asking customers who are considering cancelling their travel plans and hire cars to inform them as quickly as possible, so that more vehicles can be made available for people stranded.

EUROPCAR AHOY – Cruise passengers to benefit from new Europcar Southampton terminal

By Europcar Communications

Southampton, June 2011 – Cruise passengers arriving in Southampton can now hop off a ship and straight into a hire car at Europcar’s new City Cruise Terminal location. For the ultimate in convenience, Europcar offers travellers a meet and greet service, ensuring their car is ready and waiting when they hit dry land.

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