Alamo Rent A Car in Europe's Largest Car Rental Location at Heathrow

Alamo Rent A Car is now operating from the largest car rental location in Europe. In close proximity to Heathrow Terminal 5, the new 3.4 acre site on the Perimeter Road opened on 1st April 2008 and is not only anticipated to handle the largest volume of rental transactions but will also be the most innovative rental site in Europe.

With a total fleet in the group of 4,500 vehicles and resources to handle up to 190,000 check-ins and check-outs per annum, the new location features a completely new and best in class courtesy coach fleet providing a highly frequent service between all terminals, with a dedicated coach facility for Terminal 5.

–This new location has been designed with a total focus on the needs of today's travellers and offers the capacity for increased traffic from Terminal 5, confirmed Tom Middleditch, Marketing Manager, Alamo Rent A Car. –The result is an industry-leading facility that looks set to reassess the customer's expectation of the car rental experience.

Significant investment has also been made to ensure the right level of resource is available to support every aspect of the customer experience at the airport with more staff to support check-in and check-out.

–We recognise that speed and convenience are of paramount importance to our customers, concluded Tom Middleditch. –Through the creation of the largest car rental facility in Europe, we can now offer an unsurpassed choice of vehicles and a comfortable and swift transition to and from flights at the busiest international airport in the world.

Notes to Editors

For over 30 years, Alamo has been a market leader in the car rental industry serving more than 15 million travellers annually, through 1248 different locations in 43 countries with a fleet of more than 180,000 vehicles. In the US and Canada, Alamo has 293 locations as well as more than 955 locations in Europe, Latin America, Caribbean, South Africa and Australia. This year Alamo celebrates 20 years in Europe.

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