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Europcar Opens New Derby Branch

London, June 2013 – Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe, is making car hire more accessible than ever for customers travelling in and around the East Midlands, with the opening of a new location in Derby. The new Europcar Derby branch offers local business and leisure customers, the ultimate in convenient and flexible access to car and van hire.

The new Derby station joins the extensive Europcar network already in place across the East Midlands. Travellers in the region have access to a range of vehicles and vans and customers can collect and drop off vehicles from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday from 8am to 1pm.

“Derby is a bustling cosmopolitan city with a great heritage”, explained Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK. “With a range of attractions within easy reach from Derby such as the National Forest, Alton Towers and the Peak District, Europcar is bringing greater access to cars and vans for a wide variety of business and personal trips. Derby residents and visitors have the widest possible choice and flexibility to get on the road as quickly and cost-effectively as possible with the opening of this new branch.”

The new Europcar location also extends the reach of the company’s freeDeliver service, giving leisure customers the convenience of free delivery and collection to their home. Valid for all bookings for two days or more, it’s completely free of charge within 5 miles of any of Europcar’s UK locations, including the new Derby branch. Customers can have their car delivered to any residential address within an agreed one hour window, so there’s no waiting around and Europcar collects the vehicle at the end of the booking – no hassle, no charge.

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. Plus, Europcar’s key airport locations remain open 24/7.

The new Europcar station at Derby is located at Unit A1 Cranmer Road, West Meadows Industrial Estate, Derby, DE21 6JL


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

About Europcar

Europcar is the leader in car rental services in Europe. Present in over 130 countries, the company provides customers with access to the world’s largest vehicle rental network through its own operations, franchisees and partnerships. With some 6,500 employees committed to delivering customer satisfaction and an average fleet of 186,000 vehicles, Europcar is conscious of its corporate citizenship responsibilities. Winner of the first World Travel Award recognizing the World’s Leading Green Transport Solutions Company, Europcar also was honored with the Award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and received for the first time in 2012 the “Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award”. Europcar is owned by Eurazeo, one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe.

For more information: www.europcar.co.uk



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