Car Hire Trends News
Hertz seals Dollar Thrifty take-over
The board of Dollar Thrifty has accepted a higher offer from car rental giant Hertz. The revised takeover deal is worth about $1.56 billion in stock and cash, and trumps a rival offer from Avis Budget.
Millions could be saved by UK drivers visiting the USA
* £280M SPENT by US holidaymakers ON Car hire insurance * £169m COULD BE SAVED IF cover BOUGHT IN ADVANCE * British drivers urged to ‘buy before they fly’
Blue Valley Car Hire Report Rental Car Shortages In the Algarve
A widespread rental car shortage at Faro Airport in the Algarve is causing concern for tourists visiting this popular holiday region this summer. Matt May from Blue Valley Car Hire describes the situation.
Avis Europe to boost coffers with £150m rights issue
Shares in Avis Europe have fallen sharply after the car giant announced that it is to carry out a £151m rights issue in a bid to bolster its balance sheet.
NBTA Supports Bipartisan Bill to End Discriminatory Taxes on Rental Car Customers
Excise Taxes Hurt Business Travelers, Local Economies
Competition in car hire insurance market drives prices down
Find out how to save money when you hire a car this summer with moneymaxim.co.uk, the UK’s only car hire insurance search engine.
Car hire companies failing holidaymakers
Car hire companies are failing customers when it comes to providing affordable car hire insurance, new research from moneymaxim.co.uk reveals.
Hertz to buy Dollar Thrifty for $1.2 billion
Hertz, the world’s largest car rental market, has agreed to buy its smaller rival Dollar Thrifty for $1.2 billion in a deal that heralds significant consolidation within the sector. The deal will strengthen Hertz’s share of the leisure market by adding another 1,550 locations to its global portfolio.
Launch of the UK’s first car hire insurance comparison search engine
The UK’s first car hire insurance comparison search engine has been launched. From money saving comparison service www.moneymaxim.co.uk the unique service can save anyone renting a car at home or abroad a substantial sum of money.
Motorcyle hire growth thanks to commuters
Though it will never rival car hire in terms of volume, motorcycle hire is growing in popularity. While car hire caters to families and all kinds of customers, motorcycle hire tends to be the preserve of singles and couples who are looking to have a good time.