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Europcar launches ToMyCar app

Car hire just got faster and easier with the launch of ToMyCar, the new service from Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe.

 

With ToMyCar, Europcar customers can book, unlock and drive their hire car using their smartphone. No need to visit the counter and no more keys, ensuring travellers are on the road in four simple steps: www.europcar.co.uk/tomycar

 

The service is being launched first in the UK from four key locations – London Heathrow, Manchester, Edinburgh airports and the Europcar Mobility Centre at ExCeL London. Customers will be able to return their hire car at any of these key locations.

 

As Europe’s leading car hire provider, Europcar is constantly developing ways to make the journey with us easy and stress free”, explained Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK Group. “ToMyCar harnesses the latest mobile technology to put our customers in control of the car hire process. They can locate and unlock their hire car with their smartphone, eliminating the need for picking up the keys at the desk and returning them after the hire. ToMyCar is the latest service from Europcar, designed to keep our customers on the road with maximum convenience and minimum delay.”

 

ToMyCar offers customers a VW Golf 7, 1.6D, with an all inclusive package including Zero Excess, Sat Nav, Mobile Wi-Fi and roadside assistance. Customers can book their vehicle by visiting europcar.co.uk/tomycar. Once the reservation is made, travellers receive a confirmation email, plus an email with a link to download the ToMyCar app for their mobile device, along with their login and passwords*.

 

Busy travellers no longer need to visit the counter to pick up or return their Europcar vehicle.  The ToMyCar app provides a map, highlighting the pick-up location of the vehicle allowing customers to go straight to their hire car. They are then able to access their vehicle using their downloaded key via their smartphone. Any vehicle damage can be recorded by the customer and reported via the ToMyCar app, before they open the doors and begin their journey.

 

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About Europcar

Europcar is one of the leading mobility players in Europe. Present in over 140 countries, the Group provides customers with one of the largest vehicle rental networks through its own operators, franchisees and partnerships. Europcar Group operates worldwide its own brands Europcar® and InterRent®, which is its low cost brand. The group puts customers at the heart of its mission whether it is innovation or service. All the employees of the group are committed to delivering customer satisfaction. Europcar is actively promoting Corporate and Environmental social responsibility. Europcar has been awarded again in 2014 for the 6th consecutive year, by the World Travel Awards (« World’s Leading Green Transport Solution Company »). Europcar was also designed « Leading Car Rental Company » in Europe, Africa, Middle-East and Australia. Europcar is owned by Eurazeo, one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe.

 

 

 

Contacts

For further press information please contact the Europcar UK Press Office – Ed McCambridge, Madeleine Roles or Wendy Harrison on 020 8977 9132.  europcarukteam@harrisonsadler.com

 

*Customers using the service for the first time will need to present their driving documents to the rental agent when collecting their hire car

 

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