Cruise passengers to benefit from new Europcar Southampton terminal

Cruise passengers to benefit from new Europcar Southampton terminal

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.

Southampton is the UK’s cruise capital with over 1.4 million passengers expected to pass through the port in 2011. Located in the Western Docks City Cruise Terminal is Southampton’s largest cruise ship terminal. Europcar’s new location ensures cruise passengers enjoy a premium car hire experience as they disembark in the UK. Any customer with a car hire booking will be greeted by a Europcar representative and shown to their car – no queues, no fuss.

“As Europe’s leading car hire company, we want to provide travellers with the ultimate in convenience, choice, simplicity and quality as standard,” confirmed Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK. “Our new City Cruise Terminal means cruise passengers can simply step off the ship and into a Europcar vehicle, allowing them to continue their journey in comfort.


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Europcar offers the most flexible pick up and drop off locations and services in the UK, utilising an outstanding fleet including vans, family and prestige vehicles. Opening hours at Europcar’s Southampton City Cruise Terminal complement the city branch – opening 8am -6pm Monday to Friday and 8am – 1pm Saturday and Sunday.