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New rental desk at Stansted Airport

25 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     

Readers of the Sixt blog will remember that back in January we announced that new rental locations would be opening at Stansted and Edinburgh Airports. We can now announce that the brand new office within the arrivals terminal at Stansted Airport will open next week as part of our continued expansion across the UK.

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Wembley bound – Travel advice for Birmingham City fans

24 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News,Motoring     Tags: , ,

The Carling Cup Final takes place on Sunday 27 February with Birmingham City taking on Arsenal at Wembley Stadium, London. As the League Cup is Birmingham City’s first major final in 10 years, thousands of Birmingham fans will be heading south for the all ticket fixture.

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Bollywood comes to Rotherham

21 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Local Events     Tags: ,

The Orient Express Restaurant in Rotherham will be hosting a special Bollywood Charity Dinner on Friday 4 March to help to raise funds for the AHS Foundation.  Tickets are priced at £20 and include a 3 course authentic dinner, entertainment, a raffle, auction and disco. All the proceeds from the event will go directly to […]

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Licence scam – don’t be a victim

21 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Motoring     

The DVLA have issued a warning about an email scam targeted at drivers. An email is currently being circulated which asks drivers to use an online link to verify their driving licence details. With a subject heading of ‘Update Your License Details’ the email appears to be official and to have been sent by the […]

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Great savings for Sixt customers on mobile wireless broadband

21 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Internet / Mobile Technology     Tags:

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with mobile broadband specialist Fonmigo to offer Sixt customers an exclusive discount on mobile wireless broadband and smartphone hire across the UK. Fonmigo is a mobile service that specialise in keeping travellers connected throughout their time in the UK. By using local operators Fonmigo cuts out the […]

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Who ate all the pies?

18 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Local Events     Tags: ,

Did you know that we have a British Pie Week? I certainly didn’t and as it is now in its third year, I feel that it’s something I’ve been missing out on! We know that pies are not reputed to be the most healthiest of dishes, but they are tasty, hearty and just flipping lovely […]

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Argentinean Fine Wine and British Seasonal Food Evening

17 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Local Events     Tags: ,

Fine British seasonal food, accompanied by carefully selected Argentinean wines. This is the special gourmet night to be hosted by The Empress of India, perfectly located in the heart of Victoria Park, on Wednesday 23 February 2011. An impressive five course menu has been created that strictly consists of British seasonal produce and each course […]

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Sunshine, excellent food and …….. cows. That’s Goa!

9 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     Tags:

Many people I spoke to before we booked to go Goa said that it was a little bit like Marmite, you either love it or hate it. After holidaying there for 2 weeks, I definitely fall into the ‘love it’ category. Now before you even get to Goa, there is the small issue of applying for […]

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New guerrilla advertising – right or wrong?

9 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Fun Stuff     Tags:

Anyone who keeps a close eye on our advertising will know that Sixt likes to take a unique approach. We like to be different and eye-catching and our latest guerrilla campaign certainly caught a few eyes at Hamburg Airport this week.

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Travel News: Jet2 suspend Eygpt holidays

8 Feb 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     

An statement from Jet2: Due to the ongoing state of civil and political unrest in Egypt, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have suspended flight services and holidays to Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada from 1 March 2011. Whilst the Red Sea resorts are not currently affected, the safety and comfort of our customers is our number one […]

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