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Europcar Docks at Greenock Ocean Terminal And offers cruise ship passengers 10% discount

London, September 2011 – Cruise ship passengers coming into Greenock Ocean Terminal, can now get on the road to enjoy the sights of Scotland and beyond, with the opening of a new Europcar port terminal location.  The leader in car hire services in Europe, Europcar is also offering cruise ship passengers a special 10% discount on Europcar bookings across the UK. 

The new Europcar port terminal location at Greenock Ocean Terminal allows holidaymakers to make their own travel plans once they disembark from the ship, giving them the freedom to explore Scotland at their own pace.  Ocean Terminal is one of Scotland’s major cruise ship terminals with over 50,000 passengers coming through the port in 2010. It saw the last ever visit of the QE2 and the first visit of the new superliner, Queen Mary 2. Tour operators at Ocean Terminal include Princess Cruises and Hebridean Princess, which was chartered for The Queen and Prince Philip. 

“We are committed to providing a car hire service that ensures quality, choice and convenience as standard“ said Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar Group UK. “And our new Greenock Ocean Terminal location reinforces that commitment, giving cruise passengers access to car hire the minute they step off the ship.  Plus with all passengers booking through the Ocean Terminal benefitting from a 10% discount, we are giving visitors value for money too.”Europcar offers the most flexible pick up and drop off locations and services in the UK, utilising an outstanding fleet including vans, family and prestige vehicles.  


For further press information please contact the Europcar UK Press Office:  Dominic Dennis, Arran Fano, Maddy Roles, Agne Slikaite or Wendy Harrison on 020 8977 9132.  Dominic@harrionsadler.com 

About EuropcarEuropcar is the leading vehicle hire company in Europe, providing car mobility to 6 million customers. Through its franchisees and partners in over 150 countries, Europcar gives access to the #1 network in car hire. Europcar brand portfolio generated revenue of c.€3.1 billion including c.€2.0 billion Europcar group revenue. Supported by 6,600 dedicated staff and with long-standing local presence, Europcar facilitates the mobile lives of its customers around the world, offering them customised and innovative car mobility solutions. Winner of the first World Travel Award recognising the World’s Leading Green Transport Solutions Company, Europcar also was honoured with the Award in 2010, the second time it was presented.  Europcar is a subsidiary of Eurazeo. 

For more information: www.europcar.co.uk



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