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New Barcelona Airport Branch

25 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Car Hire in Spain     Tags: ,

Sixt are pleased to announce the opening of our new Barcelona Airport location. The new branch is ideally located close to the new terminal 1 building, making it easy for both customers collecting and returning their hire car to connect to the airport. Customers booking online can also take advantage of a special online check-in desk. To get to the Sixt […]

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Caution Bird Box Ahead

23 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     Tags: ,

Drivers who used to hurtle through the village of Newbottle, near Sunderland, have started to slow down and pay attention to the speed limit thanks to an ingenious former police officer and a new bird box that he has put up. The box, which looks like a speed camera, is constructed from plywood with lenses […]

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Trial without jury expands into losing defendants

22 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

In an interesting update to our story on the start of the first trial without a jury in England and Wales for 350 years, one of the accused has escaped and is currently on the run. Peter Blake, 57, disappeared from the Royal Courts of Justice on Wednesday afternoon after leaving to consult with his […]

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Superbreak scoops top awards

22 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     

York based Superbreak Mini-Holidays won no fewer than four awards at the prestigious annual Globe Travel Awards 2010 last week. Superbreak were up against 30 other travel businesses across the four categories that they were nominated in, but managed to scoop all four and are the first individual company to ever win four Globes in one […]

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Yorkshire’s Pass to Crown Jewel Attractions

15 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags:

Welcome to Yorkshire continues to lead the way in providing the best quality and choice for tourists by launching the UK’s first ever regional sightseeing pass. The Yorkshire Pass will build on the success of the York Pass, which ran successfully in the city for seven years. The new Pass will replace the York Pass […]

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Meet Sixt at the Mobile World Congress 2010

15 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Internet / Mobile Technology     Tags: ,

Check out the latest Sixt Mobile Apps at this weeks Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. You probably already know that Sixt is the forerunner in mobile technology within the car rental industry. To further develop this position, we will be participating in this years Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  Together with BlackBerry we will introduce the Sixt App for Storm, […]

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Don’t panic Sixt Valentine’s Vouchers still on sale!

12 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Fun Stuff     

With Friday almost over and Saturday’s plans already made there’s not much time to venture out and purchase that last minute Valentine’s gift that you’ve forgotten to buy. Don’t panic because we’ve still got gift vouchers available to buy online. With a fine range of cars to rent across London Sixt gift vouchers make the perfect […]

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Yorkshire set for tourist topspot

11 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags: ,

Yorkshire is on its way to becoming the UK’s top holiday destination according to figures out today. The official tourism agency, Welcome to Yorkshire is working to grow the region’s visitor economy and today it revealed it has exceeded the target and the money spent by visitors in Yorkshire for 2009 has increased by 13%. […]

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Tourism Investment for North East England

11 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags:

The North East of England has continued to benefit from large scale investment in tourism throughout 2009 Visit North East England have revealed. A total of seven new tourism developments opened their doors in 2009 with a combined value of almost £90m and the potential to create up to 600 jobs. These projects included the £25m […]

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Toyota issues another recall and reassures customers

10 Feb 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     Tags:

Toyota’s problems have increased this week as reports of a braking issue has hit their hybrid cars, including the latest generation of their flagship hybrid Prius. The news will affect roughly 8,500 vehicles in the UK with over 400,000 cars having to be recalled worldwide. According to the UK Toyota Blog “The recall is being […]

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