New Seattle, Puerto Rico Franchises Join Payless

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Payless Car Rental System announced the addition of two new franchises -- one in the Seattle area and one in Puerto Rico.

The Seattle area franchise features a fleet of 200 vehicles. The franchisee is Michael Vergillo. The operation is located at 14120 Pacific Highway South in Tukwila, Wash.

The new Payless franchisee in Puerto Rico is Carlos Padillo. The fleet size is 50 vehicles. The address is McKinley #155 Oeste in Mayaguez.

Payless has been franchising car rental locations since 1971. Through a new partnership with Sixt, Payless now services more than 60 countries with over 1,400 locations.

"Advanced planning, future vision and strong fiscal management concentrated on brand marketing, technology and global expansion allow us to compete in a worldwide market," said Michael Harley, president of Avalon Global Group, Payless' parent company. "Our diversity of travel and automotive services under the Payless brand is a perfect fit for the customer looking for a bargain from an established and trusted name."

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