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2007-07-01Virgin Blue and Europcar Team Up for Another Two Years

Europcar and Virgin Blue have teamed up again to offer travellers the very best deals on the road and in the sky.

The rental car company and airline carrier have re-signed an exclusive business partnership for another two years.

Europcar Asia Pacific's CEO Josh Green said "the extended partnership reflects the strength of the relationship and the value it has created for both parties."

"In addition to the strong business relationship our companies share similar values. Europcar, like Virgin Blue is leading the way in our industry on climate change, having launched a carbon offset program unique to our industry."

Mr Green said he expected the partnership to continue to grow with Virgin Blue's expansion into regional areas.

"This agreement is all about offering customers the very best deals available," Mr Green said.

"Together we will continue to drive innovations for travellers in this region."

The two companies have been offering travellers the highest standard of service and competitive rates for five years.

Media enquiries and photo opportunities to:
Ashley Jurberg
Group Marketing Manager Europcar Asia Pacific
Tel: +61 3 9330 6190
Mob: 0411 262 885

About Europcar

Europcar, a leading car rental company, is one of Australia's most popular providers of car rental services, operating a large fleet of quality vehicles across a nationwide network of over 110 locations.

Europcar operates all over Australia, including popular tourism destinations such as Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Hobart, Darwin, Alice Springs, Adelaide and Perth.

There are car hire branches at all major airports, capital cities as well as many regional airports, towns and more remote locations.

Europcar offers its clients a wide choice of rental vehicles including hire cars, minivans, people movers, 4WDs, SUVs, trucks, utilities and vans, European car hire with prestige, luxury and sports cars.

Europcar's Greenfleet carbon-neutralisation program, which involves planting more than 100,000 trees covering 100-hectares by mid 2008, has been a roaring success.

Since 1997 Greenfleet has planted over 3 million trees on behalf of Australian motorists and fleets.

And as Europcar continues to expand its fleet, recently announcing major deals with Subaru and Audi, that commitment to the environment will also grow.


Multi award winning airline Virgin Blue and international carriers Pacific Blue and Polynesian Blue currently operate a fleet of 53 modern Boeing 737 aircraft flying to 22 Australian and eight international destinations including New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and the Cook Islands. Virgin Blue was the first airline in the world to launch a Government certified carbon offset program, where Guests can offset the carbon emissions from their flights for as little as $1.

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