French Day Trips in a Car!

1 Aug 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Enjoy our 20% discount on car rentals in all French destinations, for a limited time only, with Sixt!

In celebration of the current offer we have at Sixt, we at Sixt have decided to lend a helping hand in determining what to do once you’ve acquired this great deal. There are some fantastic cities in France, however to assert that a visit to France would only be advantageous because of its cosmopolitan areas, is to discredit some of the countries authentic charm that lies in the peripheries of these great cities. So, get your garlic and baguettes ready, and enjoy our compilation of the best respite stops and day trips when in needs of a break from the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities.

The superb ‘burbs of Paris; Chateux de Versailles et Loire Valley

 French Wine

We’ll start our trip off with bang; Paris, the nation’s capital and one of the highlight of western Europe. Although there are countless things to do and see in the French capital, some of the surrounding towns and cities can be just as satisfying and alluring. For wine lovers, drive down to Loire Valley. There, you may frequent the famous chateaux’s littering the area and wine taste to your heart’s content. The area is often referred to as The Garden of France due to the high concentration of vineyards and fields growing a variety of deliciously fresh fruit and vegetables which are hugging the banks of the river.

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Looking for Rental Sales Agents in London, Scotland, Sheffield and Luton

30 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Do you want to work in the Fast Lane?

Sixt Rent a Car always has job openings in the UK and always looking for high qualified people to help Sixt grow. One of the most common job openings we have at the moment is Rental Sales Agents.

If you are a people person and like helping customers then this is the position for you. We are looking for rental agents in the following cities London, Scotland, Sheffield, Luton and Gatwick Airport.

Rental Sales Agent in the United Kingdom

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Sixt presents the best lighthouses in Europe

25 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
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In their original form, lighthouses were intended to emit light as a navigational tool for sailors and pilots to arrive inland safely. Although this practise is still used; I think we can all agree that the main motivation for a casual observer to visit a lighthouse is because they’re quite pretty, really. Come night; where they illuminate the sea, or day; to marvel at the structural brilliance, here are some of the best lighthouses in Europe.

Maiden’s Tower Istanbul, Turkey Sixt Car Hire Blog

Maiden’s Tower Istanbul, Turkey | Flickr user: Evgeni Zotov

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New Look at Belgrade Airport

25 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Sixt rent a car moves and gets a makeover at Belgrade International Airport.  Sixt has moved into the central area of the international arrival hall making it even easier to get a rental car once you land.

Check out the new look of our rental counter below.

Sixt Belgrade Airport location

Sixt now has the largest car rental counter at Belgrade Airport. There will be very short waiting times when you rent a car from Sixt in Belgrade.

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At London Gatwick Airport New Advertisement from Sixt

23 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Sixt Car Hire has a new advertisement in the UK, when you visit London Gatwick Airport  you will be able to see Sixt on the Airport Buggies. 

London Gatwick Airport Trolley

Sixt wants to make sure that you get to where you need to go faster. That is why Sixt has sponsored the buggies at London Gatwick Airport, where you will be able to get a quick ride to your gate inside the airport. You will be able to see Sixt on 48 buggies in the South and North terminals at Gatwick Airport. This represents our speedy rental service within the UK. You will be able to get a car hire quickly from the rental counter and once you do get a car it will have some horse power to get you to your destination in no time.

On the buggies it states, “Fancy a boost? …. we like going fast too!”

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Sixt Spain Guide | The most spectacular cathedrals

21 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
Filed under: Car Hire in Spain     

To believe that you have to be religious to appreciate cathedrals and religious architecture, is to miss out on some of the oldest and most spectacular buildings in the most historic cities in Europe and around the world. And there is nowhere better to begin this architectural appreciation than in Spain; the country that brought Catholicism to Europe by Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain, over 2000 years ago shortly after the crucifixion of Christ. Anyway, enough of a history lesson; let’s look at some pretty buildings.

Visit Seville Cathedral in your Spain Car Hire

Seville Cathedral | Flickr user: perseverando

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Sixt Festival Fever | UK Summer festival guide

18 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
Filed under: Events     

Within British culture, the music festival has become synonymous with summer; or at least whichever variation of rain we are experiencing in July and August. Enjoying some much needed fresh air and listening to music in a field has never been so popular; to the extent that pundits are already discussing who will be headlining Glastonbury in three years from now. And with that in mind the music festival tends to take centre stage when commenting on festivals; therefore our hope is a more inclusive list. We’re already well into festival season in the UK, but here is list of the best remaining music, food and cultural festivals.

Pack your wellies for festivals in the UK this summer

Don’t forget your wellies! | RoseRed And The Butterflies

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Great deals on van hire for students moving this summer!

15 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
Filed under: Moving house,Top Offers and Deals     

It’s that time of year; academic schedules are drawing to a close and plans for September are starting to come to fruition. Whether you’re leaving a current house share, relocating to new one, moving cross country or down the road into student accommodation Sixt has the van for you!

Cheap student van hire in the UK with Sixt
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Sixt baby boom | Child safety guide and competition

5 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
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Sixt Child safety campaign

Sixt rent a car are launching a new awareness campaign which revolves around travelling safely with younger passengers and provides further information regarding the laws, regulations and penalties surrounding the use of baby/child safety seats. To reinforce our message and get our information across in the best way possible we have produced a new section on our UK website with help, advice and a detailed infographic explaining how to correctly and securely install a child safety seat in your car. Our infographic was researched, produced and carefully designed to clearly outline the best seat to use. The location in which it should be placed and the position it should face – all in relation to the age, height and weight of the child that will be securely fastened in.

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#SixtRallye 2014: Explore Europe with Sixt

2 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Sixt Ralley

Sixt is very excited to announce the #SixtRallye that will commence from the 22nd of August in which 6 teams made up of 12 travellers will drive around 10 European cities with one of our premium Sixt car rentals!

The aim of the game is to document their 11 day travels with pictures and insiders tips on the various destinations they come across and to publish their musings on social media outlets such as twitter, Facebook and Instagram with the all-important #SixtRallye. These tips and publications will range from intricacies about the vehicles to places to visit while in the cities and will give an insight into the daily challenges and experiences of the drivers and road trips in general.

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