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Europcar International

Europcar South Africa has a long-term franchise agreement with Europcar International, which is wholly owned by Eurazio, France. The credibility of this leading European brand is well recognised throughout the world and the company is acknowledged as one of the top car rental companies. Imperial has had a successful, long-termrelationship with Europcar, spanning over 25 years.   

Europcar International has a turnover of 1.5 billion Euros in consolidated revenue per annum; invoices 42 million corporate rental days per year; operates a fleet of over 160,000 vehicles from more than 3,000 outlets in 160 countries worldwide; and employs 5,600 people. It has a solid reputation of professionalism, innovation and customer service orientation and its brand is placed among the top three car rental brands worldwide.  

In 2008, Europcar and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (the largest car rental company in North America) concluded a strategic alliance, designed to further enhance the international coverage and service offering of both partners, particularly for global corporate accounts. Together, Europcar and Enterprise offer a fleet of more than 1,2 million vehicles at more than 13,000 locations in 162 countries to form the world’s largest car rental network. In addition, they acquired Vanguard EMEA which operates the National and Alamo car rental brands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  

Europcar has won a host of World Travel Awards, better known as ‘The Oscars of the travel industry’. These include Best Car Rental Company in Africa 2006 to 2011; number one in car rental in Europe 2004, 2005 and 2006; Best Car Rental Company in Europe and Best Worldwide Leisure Car Rental Company 2006.