Avis renews Absa Cape Epic sponsorship
Mar11

Avis renews Absa Cape Epic sponsorship

Avis is proud to once again partner with the world renowned Absa Cape Epic race as the official car rental supplier and sole sponsor of vehicles for the Premium Upgrade Package.  The demanding eight-day mountain bike stage race is set to take place from 13 – 20 March 2016 starting in Meerendal Wine Estate and ending at Lourensford Wine Estate.  The challenging race will take aspiring amateur and professional mountain bikers from...

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Uber/Wesbank turns entrepreneurs into employees
Mar09

Uber/Wesbank turns entrepreneurs into employees

I came across a news article on Memeburn.com announcing a new partnership between vehicle financier Wesbank and Uber (app disrupting car rental industry). This marriage is valued at R200 million and promises to grow new entrepreneurs to ferry Uber passengers. In order to quality, you must be an existing Uber driver, with a minimum of 3 months active track record. Uber’s Business Model You have a car in your name that you’re using to...

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First Car Rental drives’ Show&Go to Eastern Cape

First Car Rental’s Corporate Show&Go Mobile Checkout Facility, which launched at Cape Town International Airport branch in 2011, shortly followed by Johannesburg O.R. Tambo and Durban King Shaka Airport branches in 2012, has been extended to three additional branches, namely George Airport, Port Elizabeth Airport and East London Airport.   First Car Rental’s world’s first, very popular Show&Go Mobile Checkout is an...

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Sho’t Left gains with Uber/Protea Hotels partnership
Dec11

Sho’t Left gains with Uber/Protea Hotels partnership

Uber and Protea Hotels have established a long-term partnership to make both business and leisure travel in the key primary cities across South Africa easy.  The partnership is set to accentuate the progressive usage of technology and mobile devices both parties utilise to engage with their clients. The growing footprint of Uber combined with Protea Hotels having the largest portfolio of hotels throughout Sub-Saharan Africa makes for...

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Avis bankrolls 2000 employees
Nov26

Avis bankrolls 2000 employees

The car rental industry, and the private sector in general, has seen an evolution of skills development in recent years. Doreen Lupton, Human Resources Executive at Avis southern Africa says that at Avis, she has seen this transformation at all levels, from drivers to executives.  With its central promise, “people are more important than cars”, and with a history of top executives having worked their way up from the bottom, Avis has...

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Avis Camper Van embraces solar energy
Nov13

Avis Camper Van embraces solar energy

If you’re an adventurer and love to explore the unexplored wonders of the outdoors, Avis Premium Self Drive 4WD Luxury Safari Campers should be your first port of call when making your way into the wild. Not only does it feature the best in luxury comfort including double beds with linen and towels, a fully fitted kitchen and a pressurized shower, all Avis Safari vehicles are now fitted with state-of-the-art solar charging systems....

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