Alamo Rent A Car Opens Branch at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina Hawaii

Alamo Offers Electric Vehicles To Customers At Disney’s Newest Family Resort Destination

Nov. 29, 2011 (Ko Olina, HI) Alamo Rent A Car, the largest car rental provider to international customers visiting North America, today announced the recent opening of a branch serving customers at the new Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina on the island of Oahu.

“Alamo Rent A Car is pleased to have the opportunity to provide low rates and quick, convenient service to Disney’s Aulani Resort customers,” said Paul Kopel, vice president and general manager for Alamo Rent A Car in Hawaii.  “And for the first time, Alamo is offering electric vehicles at a branch location, offering this new vehicle technology to travelers on their Hawaiian vacation getaways.” 

Disney has installed numerous electric vehicle charging ports and green parking stalls at Aulani, specifically designed for charging multiple EVs.  Along with two electric vehicles, the Alamo branch at Aulani is equipped with a full range of vehicles including convertibles and SUVs. 

Alamo is the official rental car provider for Walt Disney Travel Company, Inc., one of the country’s largest tour operators, specializing in Disney vacation packages to Southern California and Central Florida.  Alamo is the only car rental company with a rental branch office on-site at Walt Disney World Resort at the Disney Car Care Center, and on-site at Disneyland Resort at Downtown Disney.

Alamo is a recognized technology innovator, with the industry’s first and only online check-in system since 2005, as well as more than 171 self-service kiosks at 63 U.S. locations, which earned it the “Extra Mile Award” from Budget Travel magazine in 2007.  Alamo customers in the U.S. are able to conveniently choose their own vehicles, based upon their advance reservation and requested car class, and then simply drive away from the airport.

For more information about Alamo, and to learn about exclusive deals and travel tips, visit the Alamo Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Alamo.  Customers can participate by “liking” the page and registering for sweepstakes.

About Alamo Rent A Car

Founded in 1974, Alamo Rent A Car is a value-oriented, internationally recognized brand serving the rental needs of airport leisure travelers. Alamo offers low rental rates and a hassle-free customer experience at the most popular travel destinations throughout the world.  In addition, Alamo customers in the U.S. are able to conveniently choose their own vehicles, based upon their advance reservation and requested car class, and then simply drive away from the airport.  Alamo also is part of a global strategic alliance with Europcar, creating the world’s largest car rental network. 

St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings owns and operates the Alamo brand in North America. With annual revenues of $12.6 billion and more than 68,000 employees, Enterprise Holdings also operates, through its regional subsidiaries, more than 1 million cars and trucks, making it the largest and most comprehensive car rental service provider in the world measured by revenue, employees and fleet.  For more information about Alamo, visit www.alamo.com.  For more information about Enterprise Holdings’ environmental stewardship and long-term commitment to the sustainability of its business, visit www.enterpriseholdings.com/sustainability and follow @LeeBroughton on Twitter.  This news release and other Alamo announcements are available at the Enterprise Holdings press room.



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Meghan Maguire

314-512-2040

Meghan.Maguire@ehi.com