Tag Archives: Rental Car

Gas or Break Quiz determins what vehicle to rent

Hertz has recently developed a quiz that helps drivers determine what kind of driver they are and therefore what vehicle they should be renting. The “Gas” Traveler is supposedly aggressive, exciting and adventurous while the “Brake” Traveler is said to be conservative and more of a planner. What type of driver are you? Check out more articles about Hertz: Hertz Makes $2.24 Billion Offer for Dollar Thrifty to Foil Avis Hertz Launches New Branding Campaign Hertz considering a green...Read More

Apollo Motorhomes launch new additions to fleet

Queensland is open for business – just ask homegrown success story Apollo Motorhome Holidays, which is expanding with the stellar launch of three styles of caravans and the very first four-berth 4WD vehicle on the market. The world’s largest privately owned recreational vehicle operator, born and bred in the sunshine state, is introducing not just one but two new exciting products to its fleet. Clock here for the full thanks to Travel Blackboard Check out some of Transfercar’s great...Read More

Hertz Makes $2.24 Billion Offer for Dollar Thrifty to Foil Avis

By Mark Clothier May 9 (Bloomberg) — Hertz Global Holdings Inc., the largest publicly traded rental-car company, offered to buy Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. for $2.24 billion in cash and stock, topping a bid by Avis Budget Group Inc. Hertz offered $72 a share, 24 percent more than Avis’s offer, the Park Ridge, New Jersey-based company said today in a statement. Dollar Thrifty rose $9.58, or 14 percent, to $79.27 at 4:01 p.m. in New York Stock Exchange composite trading, the biggest jump ...Read More

Mercedes Partners with Europcar on Electric Van Rentals

Mercedes-Benz Vans and Europcar have signed a memorandum of understanding under which Mercedes-Benz Vans will supply “a number” of Vito E-CELL vans to Europcar for customer trials in Hamburg, Germany, and Paris, France, the companies said in a statement. Also under the agreement the two companies will explore and analyze customer profiles and behaviors involving the use of electric vehicles in cities, and how rental services can be adapted to cater to this demand. Select Mercedes-Benz...Read More

Hertz Launches New Branding Campaign

The Hertz Corporation unveiled this week a global, multi-faceted branding initiative designed to cultivate a dialogue with customers by focusing on customers’ driving experiences. Built around the question “Are You The Gas or The Brake,” — focusing on the universal element of how people operate as either the Gas (more aggressive, exciting, adventurous) or the Brake (conservative, reserved, more of a planner) — the campaign acknowledges the wide range of “travel...Read More

Survey shows that Australians look for travel bargains over locations

It’s not surprising that Australian travellers look for good deals before deciding on the location they want to travel to. When you live in a country as beautiful as OZ, who cares where you go as long as it’s cheap! A study, conducted by Internet travel company Travelzoo found that 56 per cent of Australian travellers book their holidays based purely on the best available travel deals, and not on locations. 71 percent of those surveyed also claimed that they look for package deals rather than one...Read More