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EUROPCAR LAUNCHES UNIQUE AIRSIDE SERVICE Fast track rental check in before takeoff

Leading UK rental company, Europcar, has launched a unique Airside initiative, providing a new fast track vehicle rental service for customers travelling from Gatwick and Edinburgh into many of the key
UK airports. As the only car rental provider airside at both airports, Europcar will be able to process reservations for travellers before they even board the plane to their destination. 

Following a successful pilot scheme, Airside offers Europcar customers a unique pre-qualification, fast track service. Once the reservation has been made at the departure airport, the renting location will be contacted to confirm the customer’s requirements and verify pre-qualification, ensuring a seamless service at the destination airport.  Customers with a pre-filled rental agreement can go straight to the Europcar location and collect their vehicle to continue their journey without delay.   

 “We are delighted to be able to offer Europcar customers this unique service, taking the hassle out of car rental,” explains David Alexander, Operations Director, Europcar. “Now customers can check in for their car rental before they board the plane, safe in the knowledge that the rental agreement will be pre-printed and the vehicle will be allocated before they even take off. When they arrive at their destination, they just sign the paperwork and drive away. 

“This initiative is part of our ongoing commitment to improving the customer’s rental experience, strengthening the position of the Europcar brand as the leading car rental provider in the UK and


For further press information please contact Elinor Puzey, Louise Fowler or Alison Reeson at HSL, Churcham House, 1 Bridgeman Road, Teddington, TW11 9AJ 020 8977 9132.  elinor@harrisonsadler.com 

About Europcar Owned by the French investment company Eurazeo, Europcar is the European leader in passenger car and light utility vehicle rentals. Since March 2007, with the acquisition of Vanguard EMEA, its network comprises over 5,300 rental outlets in 160 countries. With a fleet of over 241,000 vehicles and almost 10 million rental contracts signed in 2006, Europcar provides its services to its clients (business and private) throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East,
Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. 



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