Payless Car Rental Continues Expansion into the Middle East

Payless Car Rental recently signed an agreement with Mr. Ghazi Hamadeh to begin development of the company in Lebanon. Hamadeh has 17 years of car rental industry experience, and, according to the company, was instrumental in developing a successful business and network of car rental operations for Budget Rent a Car throughout Lebanon.

Payless will start by operating a location in City Center, servicing the Beirut International Airport.

Tourism is the main source of income for Lebanon. In Beirut, the car rental segments are separated into 80% leisure and 20% business.

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

Trends Moving the Truck Market

Storylines that emerged from the 2018 Work Truck Show include the increasing need for on-site productivity, inclusion of active safety systems in trucks, DPF frustrations affecting product decisions, data management, and the growing link between fleet management and company revenue.

MIT Study Reinforces the Newfound Importance of Fleet

Uber and Lyft drivers make far less when factoring vehicle expenses, though the actual numbers are now in dispute. A proper lifecycle cost analysis would’ve helped, and shows the benefit of collaboration with fleet professionals.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.