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Leading car rentals abandon Whanganui - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:57

Leading car rentals abandon Whanganui
New Zealand Herald
"It's not a good thing - we want people to have a range of options and not having a leading car rental service, like Avis and Budget, takes away customer choice which means people may opt to fly to Palmerston North instead," he said. Mr Emeny said Air ...

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WATCH: Customer's fury after car-rental employee tries to prove 'fuel rip off' - Yahoo7 News

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 07:05

Yahoo7 News

WATCH: Customer's fury after car-rental employee tries to prove 'fuel rip off'
Yahoo7 News
The employee driving the truck. Photo: Adam Falzon. However the Thrifty employee refused to believe him. Footage shows both men mid-dispute as the employee drives the truck back to the petrol bowser. The employee attempts to refuel the car, but ...
Furious customer films bizarre moment car rental worker drives him BACK to a petrol station to try and prove that he ...Daily Mail

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South Africa's capital car hire selects Travelport for its first ever GDS agreement - Travel Daily News International

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 03:59

South Africa's capital car hire selects Travelport for its first ever GDS agreement
Travel Daily News International
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, and Capital Car Hire, a leading South African car rental company, have signed a multi-year distribution agreement representing the first ever GDS agreement for Capital ...

MyTaxi Expands in UK as Parent Daimler Plots Future of Cars - Bloomberg

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 22:32

Bloomberg

MyTaxi Expands in UK as Parent Daimler Plots Future of Cars
Bloomberg
In London, more than 30,000 licensed private-hire drivers use the Uber app, according to a company spokesman. Hailo, which opened for business in the U.K. in ... Daimler last year merged the mostly European-based MyTaxi with U.K. rival Hailo, as it ...

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Furious customer films bizarre moment car rental worker drives him BACK to a petrol station to try and prove that he ... - Daily Mail

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 22:26

Daily Mail

Furious customer films bizarre moment car rental worker drives him BACK to a petrol station to try and prove that he ...
Daily Mail
A Thrifty spokesman told Daily Mail Australia that they have been in contact with Mr Falzon and offered him a full refund for the petrol and the vehicle hire. The employee concerned will also receive customer service training, the spokesman added.

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Global Car Rental Market Sales Is Growing at USD 90.0 Billion by ... - Digital Journal

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:42

Global Car Rental Market Sales Is Growing at USD 90.0 Billion by ...
Digital Journal
Car rental is a service, wherein a company offers a car to its customers for a specific period ranging from few hours to months at a predefined lease. Car rental is ...

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Everything you should know before hiring a car for a ski holiday - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 09:38

Everything you should know before hiring a car for a ski holiday
Telegraph.co.uk
Book directly with the UK office of a car rental company or through a reputable broker such as Holiday Autos or Auto Europe. Reserve a vehicle which is big enough to transport your passengers, bags and equipment – it may be larger than you'd need for a ...

Sabre expands GDS car hire content with Hertz - Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 23:44

Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)

Sabre expands GDS car hire content with Hertz
Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)
Sabre has expanded its agreement with Hertz, making the car rental company's full inventory available via the GDS. This means that travel agents, both traditional and online, will be provided with access to the same content and rates that can be found ...

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Many risks in renting out your car - The Star Online

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 19:11

Many risks in renting out your car
The Star Online
Many customers may not fully understand the terms and conditions of a rental agreement after reading it. These terms and conditions differ among car rental companies, unlike the hire-purchase agreement which is standardised. For example, the agreement ...

Irish businessman set to take on giants of car hire industry - Irish Times

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 14:24

Irish Times

Irish businessman set to take on giants of car hire industry
Irish Times
An Irish entrepreneur is to launch a new service which he claims will be to car rental what Airbnb is now to traditional holiday accommodation. Fleet will allow motorists to hire out their cars when they are not using them. For instance, a car owner ...

Hardap chairperson on car rental splurge - Namibian

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 02:06

Namibian

Hardap chairperson on car rental splurge
Namibian
HARDAP Regional Council chairperson Eduard Wambo has cost the council close to N$300 000 in car rental fees in less than a year, sources said. Council sources allege that although Wambo was allocated a brand new Toyota double-cab bakkie as an ...

Lost for words when unwanted satnav doubled our Hertz car hire bill - The Guardian

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 02:01

Lost for words when unwanted satnav doubled our Hertz car hire bill
The Guardian
He handed us the keys and, at the same time, said the car had a satnav. This surprised us as we had deliberately not booked one, or asked for it. We assumed it was a free upgrade. The rental passed uneventfully until Hertz sent us the final bill, when ...

Kaseke sued over vehicle hire - NewsDay

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 22:00

NewsDay

Kaseke sued over vehicle hire
NewsDay
Led Travel & Tours issued the ZTA boss with summons sometime in May last year and the matter remained unresolved after Kaseke denied ever entering into a rental agreement with the car hiring firm. “The defendant (Kaseke) denies that he entered into a ...

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Quite an o'versight: Aer Lingus app doesn't recognise apostrophes - Irish Times

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 20:04

Irish Times

Quite an o'versight: Aer Lingus app doesn't recognise apostrophes
Irish Times
A couple of weeks ago, almost exactly seven months after she hired the car, she got an email from Locauto Rent telling her that because Atlas Choice was in receivership, she was liable for the cost of the car hire. “Upon checking my bank account today, ...

Ford fuels the fire as Kuga owners get rental bills - Times LIVE

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 03:54

Ford fuels the fire as Kuga owners get rental bills
Times LIVE
Ford South Africa promised it would help ease customers' inconvenience by arranging and paying for rental cars while thousands of recalled 1.6-litre Kuga models were undergoing repairs. But irate customers said this week that car rental companies had ...

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Electric rental cars hit the road as the hire business heats up. - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:01

Stuff.co.nz

Electric rental cars hit the road as the hire business heats up.
Stuff.co.nz
Snap took delivery of its first electric rental car on Thursday, and if the trial vehicle went down well, the company planned to have a fleet of 30 to 40 on the road by the end of the year. Bennett said rule changes allowing electric vehicles (EVs) to ...

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Delhi-based CarRentalAssist.com Join Hands with UK's Rentalcars to Offer Self Driven Cars to Tourists - BW Businessworld

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 00:53

Delhi-based CarRentalAssist.com Join Hands with UK's Rentalcars to Offer Self Driven Cars to Tourists
BW Businessworld
CarRentalAssist.com, one-of-its-kind web based self-driven car hiring solution company, has joined hands with Rentalcars.com - the world's largest online car rental service. Post this association, car rental assist offers hiring self-driven car rentals ...

Danger down the road with private-hire car trend? - The Straits Times

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 16:06

Danger down the road with private-hire car trend?
The Straits Times
There are about 25,000 private-hire vehicles here (Rental car numbers surge; Sept 12, 2016). If 20,000 of these drivers are below 30 years old and if they had worked full time in other jobs, their combined contributions to CPF would have been about $20 ...

Wear: Robot electric rent-a-cars and zero-car garages? It could happen - MyStatesman.com

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:33

MyStatesman.com

Wear: Robot electric rent-a-cars and zero-car garages? It could happen
MyStatesman.com
The Austin City Council passed a resolution Thursday that — after an exhausting 22 “whereas'es” about our fair city, autonomous vehicles and electric cars — essentially ordered the city staff to think hard about the subject, write a plan and then ...

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Meridian keeps leases short and sweet - FleetNews

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 06:27

Meridian keeps leases short and sweet
FleetNews
Such low overheads enable Meridian to offer rental rates at near-comparable levels to traditional contract hire. “Because we have no servicing and we are buying well, you can get to a level that is similar to a contract hire car,” Jerome says. Now he ...

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