What Are Some Car Hire Agencies at Prestwick Airport in Glasgow?


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The car hire companies located at Prestwick Airport in Glasgow are Avis, Budget, Hertz and Europcar, as of 2015. All car hire offices are located at the arrivals terminal.

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The Avis company was founded in 1946 with one location at Willow Run Airport in Detroit. Avis now operates worldwide with a total of 5,000 locations, as of 2015. In 2012, Avis won the award for the World's Leading Business Car Rental Company at the World Traveler's Awards, and in 2013, it won the award for the Best Car Rental Company in Europe at the Business Traveler Awards.

Europcar was founded in 1949 in Paris. It operates worldwide in a total of 146 countries. In 1998, the Volkswagen group acquired the Europcar company and then sold it to Eurazeo in 2006. The company has been involved in sports sponsoring and nonprofit organizations.

The Hertz Corporation is an American car rental company based in Estero, Florida. The company was founded in 1918 in Chicago, renting out Model T Ford cars. The company has since expanded internationally with locations in 145 countries. Since 2006, Hertz offers a Green Collection, which is a group of environmentally friendly rental cars. Hertz also offers a global car sharing service.

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