Thrifty Car Rental Malta Improves Customer Offering

Photo courtesy of Hertz Global Holdings Inc.
Photo courtesy of Hertz Global Holdings Inc.

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has announced that Thrifty Car Rental has enhanced its customer proposition in Malta under a new leadership.

Now operated by a longstanding Hertz franchise partner, United Garage Ltd, Thrifty Malta offers customers more rental locations, a diverse and refreshed fleet, and a new, user-friendly website.

With locations at Malta International Airport, Sliema downtown, and Gozo Harbour, Thrifty Malta provides car rental customers with access to the country's beaches and urban centers. Whether travelling on leisure or business, Thrifty offers a fleet of compact, economy, intermediate, and standard vehicles.

"It is truly exciting to see the Thrifty brand with an improved customer offering in Malta, a fast-growing and thriving tourist destination,” said Michel Taride, group president, Hertz International. “It is an additional advantage that we are achieving this new milestone in partnership with our longest-tenured franchisee in Europe, United Garage Ltd., which boasts indisputable local expertise and reputation for providing excellent customer service."

"We are proud that The Hertz Corp. has entrusted United Garage Ltd. with the representation of Thrifty in Malta, confirming our position in the local market,” said Simon Gatt Baldacchino, managing director Hertz and Thrifty Malta; COO and director, United Group of Companies. “The appointment of Thrifty Car Rental strengthens our commitment to bring a wider choice and excellent service to our customers."

"Thrifty Malta's superior customer proposition brings a new range of services and options to the country's car rental market,” said Ron Scerri, general manager Hertz and Thrifty Malta. “We are looking forward to providing local and international customers with the convenience and great customer care Thrifty is known for internationally."

Thrifty Car Rental has been expanding in European markets with the latest additions in Poland, Turkey, and Hungary.

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