Europcar, the leader in vehicle hire services in Europe, has been chosen as the Official Car Hire Supplier to UK Sport. The partnership with the nation’s high performance sports agency will see Europcar providing world class transport solutions for UK Sport and its associated National Governing Bodies.
UK Sport strategically invests National Lottery and Exchequer funds, enabling Britain’s best sports and athletes to achieve medal success on the World stage. Through its partnership with Europcar, athletes and coaches will gain access to discounted car and van hire, taking them to and from key training camps and competitions worldwide.
Vanessa Wilson, Director of Commercial and Communications, UK Sport said “For our athletes to remain at the top of their game, domestic and international travel is a key component of their preparation. We’re delighted to have Europcar on board to help provide our sports and athletes with world class transport solutions on the road to Rio and beyond.”
“Supporting British athletes as they prepare for international competition is a challenge Europcar relishes”, added Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK Group. “As the nation’s best and brightest make those final adjustments ahead of next Summer, we’ll be with them every step of the way. Those moments of success we’ve come to expect as a nation are the result of hours of hard work and painstaking preparation. Europcar is proud to be a part of that journey.”
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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.
For further press information please contact the Europcar UK Press Office:
Madeleine Roles, Ed McCambridge, Ally Redding or Wendy Harrison
020 8977 9132