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EUROPCAR: Car hire provider closes some regional branches in South Africa

Car hire provider Europcar has announced that due to the impact of COVID-19 on the travel and tourism sector and the resulting reduction in demand, a number of smaller regional branches within South Africa have been closed. A complete summary of the branches that are remaining open in the country, along with their operating hours, can be found on Europcar's website.
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AVIS: AVIS Australia implements Safety Pledge

Strict cleaning and safety protocols have been introduced by AVIS Australia including minimum-contact vehicle pick-ups, deep cleaning and sanitation of rental cars, plus staff training to ensure greater safety when hiring a car.
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BUDGET RENT A CAR: Budget implements Worry-Free Promise

Budget Rent a Car in Australia has introduced their Worry-Free Promise. Incorporating minimum contact vehicle pick-ups, deep cleaning and sanitation of rental cars, plus staff training to ensure greater safety when hiring a car.
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BIDVEST: South African group's car rental division facing difficulties due to COVID-19

The South African services, trading, and distribution company has said that it may be forced to close or sell its car rental business as it struggles to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bidvest’s car rental business includes car, van, truck and coach hire in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
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AVIS: Update to 'Drive with Confidence' pledge released in South Africa

AVIS in South Africa have today released an update to their 'Drive with Confidence' pledge, which seeks to assure customers that they are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure safety. The update also includes information on the opening hours of AVIS' 49 rental locations in the country, as South Africa moves to COVID-19 alert level three.
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