Enterprise Rent A Car


    Enterprise Rent-a-Car

    Enterprise Rent-a-Car is an American car rental company that has more than 7,200 locations in 70 countries around the world. Customers are able to choose from a wide variety of vehicles to rent whether they want a small economy car, van, exotic car, business car or a large SUV. Each vehicle is the latest model in pristine condition which ensures that the customer can always expect reliability when using Enterprise Rent-a-Car. This car rental brand offers one way car hire as an additional service as well as a host of accessories and add-ons for rental periods including additional drivers, child seats, sat nav units and additional insurance products.

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car Opening Times and Locations

    As you might expect, you will be able to find an Enterprise Rent-a-Car in places where people are the most likely to need to pick a car rental. This includes airports, major train stations and in popular tourist locations. You will also see them in the high street too, with there being a total of around 300 Enterprise Rent-a-Car branches across the UK. Spotting them is an easy thing to do as their memorable and eye-catching green and black logo with white lettering allows them to stand out clearly.  All of their vans for rental are branded which pushes their name and branding further into public awareness.

    Apart from holidays such as bank holidays, Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Monday and Good Friday, Enterprise Rent-a-Car opening times are going to be similar at all branches. Generally, Enterprise Rent-a-Car opening times will be 8 AM Monday to Friday and 9 AM on Saturday and closing times will be 6 PM and 12 AM respectively. Enterprise Rent-a-Car opening times vary on Sundays with the airport terminal branches usually remaining open on this day. You can check the Enterprise Rent-a-Car opening times at the location closest to you or your destination on their online locator.

    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Enterprise Rent-a-Car

    Take a look at five things you might not have known about Enterprise Rent-a-Car:

    1. Since its creation, Enterprise Rent-a-Car is still owned by the same family
    2. In the UK, 75% of the population is no more than 5 miles away from an Enterprise branch
    3. Enterprise Rent-a-Car was originally known as Executive Leasing Company before its founder Jack C. Taylor decided to rename it after the USS Enterprise, an aircraft carrier on which he served  during the second world war
    4. Enterprise is the largest car rental company in America
    5. Starting with a fleet of just seven cars in 1957, Taylor would purposely let the phone ring a little longer to make customers think that business was good

    Products and Services

    Enterprise Rent-a-Car offers an extensive range of vehicles which are available to be rented at affordable prices. Current models include the Toyota Aygo, Vauxhall Corsa, Ford Focus, Skoda Octavia if you are looking for something small and the seven-seater Nissan Pathfinder 4x4 if you wanted something a little bigger. There are ranges of vans, luxury cars and even exotic cars to choose from as well which means that there is something for almost every situation.

    You can rent your car for as long as possible or for just a single one-way trip. You could pick up a rental in London, drive to Scotland and leave the car at the nearest Enterprise Rent-a-Car to your destination.

    A Brief History

    When you consider that Enterprise Rent-a-Car started out in a side office next to a car dealership in St. Louis in 1957 and just 60 years later it now operates more than 1.7 million vehicles across 8,000 branches worldwide, you can certainly see that it has been one hell of a joy ride. Jack Crawford Taylor was the man that co-founded Executive Leasing as the company was called then and it initially cost $5 a day for one of the seven cars in the fleet with an extra 5 cents charged per mile driven.

    Like many successful businesses, Enterprise Rent-a-Car was set up right at the perfect time and it did not take long to flourish. Air travel was now something that was affordable to many and this meant that people would need to rent cars in other parts of America and eventually the world. Jack Taylor would eventually pass away at the grand age of 94 worth a staggering $5.2 billion.




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