Hertz Dream Cars - What, Where and How Much Are They?

Hertz announced this week that they have added the Porsche Macan Turbo to the range of high-performance luxury options in their Dream CarsTM fleet.

Available from a number of major cities and airports in the US, Hertz customers have the opportunity to experience iconic cars and premium service when renting from the Dream CarsTM collection. 

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Hertz Just Made Keeping Fuel Receipts Compulsory

Starting today, Hertz have introduced a new fuel policy for renters who travel less than 75 miles in total during their rental at certain locations in the US (the locations have not been disclosed that I can find).

In an email sent to Hertz Gold Club members, the new policy states:

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Avis Canada Takes Delivery Of New Vehicles For Summer

Avis announced last week that they have started taking delivery of a bunch of new cars ready for summer rentals. The new fleet will be available from BC to Newfoundland and everywhere in between. 

The cars are brand new off the truck and ready to take renters on their next travel adventure. Here are just a few of the new options that Avis have available to rent.

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Hertz Ends Exclusive Ryanair Partnership Effective Immediately

Ryanair announced this morning of notification by Hertz that their exclusive partnership to provide car rental services to Ryanair customers was being terminated effective immediately (12:00pm GMT July 2nd). The screenshot above shows the message that Ryanair customers who try to book a car through their website are seeing as of now. 

Hertz is blaming breach of contract due to Ryanair's agreement with GDS distribution companies which Ryanair says has been in place since April 2014.

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Cover Quote Of The Week

The Cover Quote of the Week-ish is out - "Be the reason someone smiles today." - Zig Ziglar. 

This is not the first time that we have featured a quote from Zig and probably won't be the last. Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012) was a distinguished American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. He published a large number of books and audio recordings during his lifetime.

Every week (or so) we publish a new "Cover Quote of the Week". We select an inspirational or funny quote about the importance of customer service to companies and publish them as part of the cover or background images on all of our social media pages.

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Guide to Driving In South Africa

Renting or hiring a car is a readily available choice in South Africa. Most major car rental companies have branches at the main airports and in the cities. South Africa boasts a well maintained road infrastructure unlike many African countries, so traveling by rental car allows for increased flexibility and freedom particularly considering the vast distances between some destinations.

South African Rules of the Road

Driving: South Africans drive on the left hand side of the road and pass on the right.

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15% Discount Offered by Green Motion Car Rental in Jordan For Reviews

Green Motion Car Rental in Jordan are offering their customers a 15% discount coupon to apply to a future rental in return for feedback on their vehicles and service. All customers need to do is to write a Verified Renter Review on Rental Car Reviews for any of their locations in Jordan. Once a review is approved and verified, the customer will receive the coupon via a private message on RentalCarReviews.com.

The Green Motion Car Rental Franchise in the Middle East is operated by Sadeen Rent a Car who for 11 years have been providing car rental services to Jordanian residents and travelers from around the world in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Currently there are 2 locations in Jordan that are awaiting your reviews:

Queen Alia International Airport. Amman Downtown at the Sadeen Hotel and Suites.

According to Suhail Ibrahim, Sales and Operations Manager, the team at Green Motion Jordan operate under a clear set of core principles.

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Guide to Driving In Ireland

Renting and driving a car in Ireland can be a rewarding and safe experience if you are familiar with local laws.

To rent a car expect to be asked for your regular driving license.

You will be driving on the left hand side of the road. This means you’ll need to get comfortable using the gear shift with the opposite hand and learn to make right turns into traffic. You will also need to adjust which mirrors you use. It is a good idea to drive around a parking lot to get your bearings.

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Avis And Budget Car Rental Introduce Portable WiFi Units In 12 European Countries

Avis Budget Group have announced the introduction of a new service for their customers traveling to or within Europe.

Renters are now able to add Mobile Wifi units to their car hire bookings in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

These units are roughly the size of a deck of playing cards - actually, about the size of a credit card and the thickness of an iPhone so can be comfortably carried in a pocket or handbag. The usage allowance included in the daily rental price is 1GB per day and the download speed is 21.6Mbps which facilitates video conferencing according to Avis.

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Sixt Car Rental Expands In The US

Sixt, among the oldest car rental companies having had its start in 1912, is making the move to North America. Sixt along with its franchises and partners successfully operates in more than 100 countries with over 1,000 locations.

Based in Germany, Sixt began its American expansion in Miami and has since opened locations in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa Florida, Atlanta Georgia, Seattle Washington, Phoenix Arizona, Las Vegas Nevada, Hartford and West Haven in Connecticut, Charlotte North Carolina, Myrtle Beach South Carolina and Springfield Massachusetts.

The move into the American market is part of Sixt’s long term plan for global expansion.  Now that Sixt has a strong hold in the European market and is widely recognized in South America and China as well as Australia and South Africa, it can count on name recognition and business from international travelers. With a focus on airport locations, Sixt is actively looking to open franchises in the United States and Canada. By relying on the local business owner, franchises will allow Sixt to successfully operate in many smaller locations in the U.S.

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