Car Rental News

Etihad cuts free chauffeur services outside of Abu Dhabi

Etihad cuts free chauffeur services outside of Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways has amended its chauffeur policy following a review of usage by premium guests across all major markets. The complimentary chauffeur service will be retained at Etihad Airways’ Abu Dhabi hub and replaced with a paid option at specially negotiated rates in all other cities.

Hertz Global renews partnership with Lufthansa

Hertz Global renews partnership with Lufthansa

Hertz Global has renewed its global partnership with Lufthansa, one of Europe’s largest airlines. Launched in 2013, the agreement has since resulted in added convenience and exclusive benefits for Lufthansa.com passengers renting a Hertz vehicle at any location around the world.

Finnair signs Blacklane as preferred airport transfer provider

Finnair signs Blacklane as preferred airport transfer provider

Finnair has integrated Blacklane, the global professional driver service, as its preferred airport transfer provider. After booking a round-trip flight with Finnair, travellers now see Blacklane’s all-inclusive, guaranteed fares for four rides: transfers to and from departure and arrival airports.

Hertz Global takes brand portfolio into Sri Lanka

Hertz Global takes brand portfolio into Sri Lanka

Hertz Global Holdings has announced that the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands are now all operating in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. The news comes following the signing of a multi-brand partnership agreement with local franchise partner Andrew The Car Rental Company.

Europcar Group acquires Buchbinder in Germany

Europcar Group acquires Buchbinder in Germany

Europcar Group has agreed to acquire Buchbinder, one of the largest car rental companies in Germany. Germany is the largest country for the Europcar Group in terms of revenues and through the acquisition of Buchbinder the company intends to significantly improve its penetration of the low cost segment.