|January 26, 2004|
Payless Car Rental Expands Down Under With New Affiliate Agreement
|Payless Car Rental System, Inc. has announced an affiliate agreement with Network Car & Truck Rentals Australia expanding the Payless brand to Australia and New Zealand|
Network Car & Truck Rentals operates 90 locations covering all Australian States. Reciprocal reservation systems and Internet links between Payless Car Rental and Network Car & Truck Rentals offers the exclusive exchange of bookings so customers can secure auto rentals worldwide through www.paylesscarrental.com.
"With its financial strength, franchise structure and plans for expansion, Network was an ideal partner to provide greater efficiencies, more availability and the continued high level of world-class services that customers have come to expect," said Michael J. Harley, president and chief operating officer, Payless Car Rental System, Inc.
Network Car & Truck Rentals brings over 50 years experience in the Australian car rental and franchising industry to the partnership. Owned by Denburr Pty Ltd., renting vehicles through a franchise network is the company's core business.
Through this new affiliation and the recent cooperative agreement with European Sixt Rent A Car, Payless Car Rental now has a presence in 60 countries with over 1,400 locations, and a fleet of 110,000 vehicles.