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Europcar Partnership Deal with Advantage

Europcar Partnership Deal with Advantage

Europcar has signed a partnership deal with American car rental giant Advantage. FSNA, a public company trading on the Toronto Venture Exchange, operates Advantage Rent A Car from major airport locations in the United States. 

This new partnership will allow Advantage customers to have a global network open to them providing them with a worldwide car rental service.

Europcar customers will be served by Advantage in the USA and Advantage customers will be served by Europcar in the rest of the world, as of 19th August 2013.

Roland Keppler, Chief Executive, Europcar Group, said: “We are delighted to partner with Advantage and make a strategic move for both our companies. We share the same values and client-orientated attitude. Both our teams are fully committed to deliver excellent customer service and innovative solutions. We will actively co-operate to share best practices, while developing together mobility projects.”

Tom McDonnell, Chairman, FSNA, added: “This partnership is an extremely exciting opportunity for us. Advantage customers will now be able to reserve and rent cars globally. The transaction will reinvent our brand from the fourth largest car rental company in North America to belonging to a network making us one of the largest car rental companies globally.”

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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