Rapidly-expanding affordable luxury car rental provider partners with respected franchise operator to offer new service to customers in Massachusetts
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sixt Rent-a-Car, the world’s premiere affordable luxury car rental service with more than 2,000 locations in over 100 countries, is renowned around the world for its one-of-a-kind “Signature Sixt Experience”, meeting the unique needs of each customer with first-class service. Entering the U.S. market in 2011, Sixt has rapidly grown to become the country’s 5th largest car rental provider, with 50 locations across America. Recently, the company announced a newly-expanded location to keep up with surging demand at the Miami International Airport, opened its doors at the San Diego airport, and announced it is opening a brand new corporate headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale, FL next month.
Today, Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC), are announcing the opening of a new branch at Union Station in Springfield, MA which will be operated by Jay Harland Corporation.
“We are focused wholeheartedly on making Sixt available to Americans in as many markets as possible, as soon as possible. Every time we have the opportunity to roll out the orange carpet in a new area, we gain a new group of loyal fans who use Sixt wherever they go. Union Station is an amazing location, and we’re thrilled to be there,” said Daniel Florence, Sixt USA Co-President.
“We can’t express how excited we are to be opening a new branch at Union Station. Our customers—many of whom travel by train and bus to get into downtown Springfield—will be better served now that they have the convenience of being able to rent from us in this central facility. We have served customers in New England for over 20 years and we know them well, it’s our great honor to be operating in another key location where we will be able to meet their travel needs,” said Eli Black, Operations Manager of Jay Harland Corp.
Jay Harland Corp, the franchisee of the new Springfield Union Station location, has been operating as a Sixt Rent-a-Car franchisee since 2013 with locations in Hartford and West Haven, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts. Sixt’s franchise network continues to expand with a location in the newly redeveloped Springfield Union Station.
Located right in the heart of downtown Springfield, MA, Union Station is a major train and bus transportation hub for the northeast. It’s located just a few blocks away from the MGM Casino site and is directly off Interstate 91. This new Sixt location is conveniently located inside the terminal on the first floor, offering a fleet that can accommodate a range of mobility needs, including sedans, SUVs and vans.
Sixt is now the 5th largest car rental company in the United States. The company has grown to over 750 employees, and serves more than 50 rental locations located in California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Washington, Texas, Connecticut, New Jersey, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, and Massachusetts.
Sixt SE has its registered headquarters in Pullach near Munich and is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services for business and corporate customers as well as private travelers. With representations in over 100 countries worldwide Sixt is continually expanding its presence. The Company’s strengths lie in the high proportion of premium cars in the vehicle fleet, its employees’ consistent service orientation and a good price-performance ratio. Taken together these strengths have given Company an excellent market position. Sixt was founded in 1912 and maintains alliances with renowned brands in the hotel industry, well-known airlines and numerous prominent service providers in the tourism sector. The Sixt Group generates revenues of EUR 2.4 billion (2016).
SOURCE Sixt Rent-a-Car