LEADING Australian and New Zealand car rental company Europcar has strengthened its presence in New South Wales with the opening of three new branches in the Hunter Valley.
The new franchises at Maitland, Muswellbrook and Singleton will officially open on August 1, joining established Europcar branches in Newcastle and Newcastle Airport to provide the full spectrum of vehicle rental services for the region.
Franchisee Sarah Williams, an experienced car rental manager whose family company boasts over 10 years successful operation in the local area, said she was excited to be expanding through the Hunter Valley under the Europcar banner.
The new branches are regarded as strategically important for Europcar, servicing one of Australia’s most popular drive holiday destinations in the famous wine country as well as the commercial needs of surrounding industry.
“Our established branches at Newcastle and Newcastle Airport operate in excess of 100 vehicles which is characterised by an extensive range of cars, trucks, vans, utes, buses and 4WD’s,’’ Ms Williams said
“With Europcar expanding operations into the Hunter with locations opening in Maitland, Singleton and Muswellbrook, this will see the fleet expand to over 400 vehicles.
“Expanding the operations will enable Europcar to be well represented in Newcastle and the Hunter with five locations servicing the needs of our clients. It will also mean that we can cater for the mining, construction, pipeline, infrastructure, exploration, transport and logistics industries,’’ she said.
Europcar Maitland can be contacted on 02 49348900; Europcar Singleton is located at 28 George Street, Singleton, ph 02 65723900 and Europcar Muswellbrook can be found at 94 Maitland Road, Muswellbrook ph 02 65413700.