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Hertz Launches Golden Tickets Drawing in Europe

Known as the Golden Tickets drawing, Hertz has started a new giveaway for customers across Europe to win 50 prizes including flights and luxury car rentals.


car2go Calgary Exceeds 65K Members

car2go North America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corp., has exceeded 65,000 members in Calgary, Canada.


Moneymaxim Acquires UK Car Rental Websites

Moneymaximiser Limited, the operator of the U.K. car rental insurance comparison site, has acquired CarhireX group’s car rental websites.


Hertz Portugal Offers Car, Golf Rental Package

Hertz Portugal has partnered with MyCaddyMaster, a golf clubs rental company, to offer a combined car and golf equipment rental package.


Avis Honored in African Region

Avis Car Rental recently received several honors in the Africa region, including leading car rental company for Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria.


Sixt Relocates London Airport Branch

Sixt’s branch at London’s Luton Airport has moved to a new location, a few minutes outside the airport.


Flat Airport Rental Rates Continue in September

In September’s 50-city survey, rate quotes for the top 50 airports were down 0.6% from a year ago, the second consecutive month with a drop from last year. Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport had the highest average quote at $76.64.


Hertz to Pay Frissora $10.5M in Separation Agreement

As part of a separation agreement, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will pay former CEO Mark Frissora about $10.5 million in cash, which includes his annual bonus for 2013.


Renters Find 4-Foot Python in Rental Car

After renting a car from Boston’s Logan International Airport, the renters discover a 4-foot python snake in the trunk once arriving at a hotel in Kennebunk, Maine.


Survey: More Americans Prefer Shorter Road Trips

When it comes to vacations, 66% of Americans prefer shorter weekend road trips while 31% of travelers would rather go on a week-long vacation, according to the 2014 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Leisure Travel Survey.


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