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Online Review Sites: Curse or Cure?

30 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Customer Service     Tags:

TripAdvisor, the online travel review site, is currently facing legal action from nearly 700 guesthouses and hotel owners who are claiming that some of the reviews placed and hosted on their site are defamatory. Of course this potential case has raised quite a few eyebrows and questions. Is it right for TripAdvisor to be sued […]

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E-Bikes at Majorca: make a reservation now for October and get your personal Sixt bonus!

30 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     

Make sure you get your Sixt Bonus and make your reservation for a rental car at Majorca in October. Sixt has a great deal for you! We’re offering, with each rental in the month of October, a free ride on one of our e-Bikes powered by e-motion Technologies*. Go and tour Playa de Palma in […]

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It’s Ryder Cup Time! Europe vs the USA

29 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Fun Stuff,Sixt News     Tags:

On Friday, teams from Europe and the USA will battle for the Ryder Cup trophy in what is golfing’s biggest team tournament. The event will be held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales, just near to the Welsh capital Cardiff, on Friday and will see the American and European teams compete over the weekend […]

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Red Ed Redemption: David’s Younger Brother Takes the Prize

28 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

Following months of build up the Labour Party have finally decided which of the two Millibands they would rather have at the helm of the shadow government. Taking the parlance from X Factor they faced the equivalent of boot camp and made it through to the final stages, where David fell at the final hurdle, […]

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Air Strike Chaos set to hit Spain and Belgium

28 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags:

Travellers flying to or from Spain and Belgium are facing trouble this week as workers from both countries are set to stage walk outs or are in the process of walking out. Statements issued by both Ryanair and Easyjet are warning passengers to check the status of their flights before setting off on their journeys.

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The Cube Takes the Effort out of Parking

28 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     

One of my colleagues, Gary Coughlan, sent me through a link this morning showing the latest parking technology at the interesting Cube development in Birmingham. The car park features a sophisticated £2m robotic system that parks cars into empty bays in order to save space in the car park which is located 20m underground.

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Sixt UK Car Hire Deals and Offers

24 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Top Offers and Deals     

A few days ago whilst checking our Twitter account @SixtUK we discovered the message below from @clubskii. We had to hold up our hands with their question as they were kind of right, although we do offer deals, we don’t promote our UK deals often enough. However, as soon as we read the message we […]

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Bavarian Beer Tents vs Bavarian Motor Works

23 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Fun Stuff     Tags: ,

Following on from my earlier post about Oktoberfest I’ve decided to create a little comparative infographic in car terms once again, very much like my Airbus A380 post from earlier this month.

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American Airlines Roll out Mobile Check-in at Manchester

23 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     

Travellers arriving at our Manchester Airport car hire branch have had the option of checking in using their mobiles or online for quite a while now. We discovered that the process was considerably improved, cutting down the need for completing large amounts of paperwork when picking up your vehicle from our staff.

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O’Zapft is! Oktoberfest Starts in Munich

22 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags:

Every year for 16-18 days Munich holds the Oktoberfest, a huge celebration of Bavarian culture that runs from late September until the first weekend in October. Oktoberfest is one of Germany’s most famous festivals and sees millions of people pass through the tents eager to soak up the atmosphere, local cuisine and mainly the numerous […]

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