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Europcar Mobility Group Supports Essential Workers With £5 Car Rental

Europcar Mobility Group Provides Mobility Support For Essential Workers
27 March 2020 | Updated 02 April 2020
 

The group have launched the "Together" programme to support the mobility of workers in emergency service sectors in light of the COVID-19 crisis. 

Europcar Mobility Group will make thousands of vehicles available from £5 per day to emergency services staff including NHS workers, armed forces, police, paramedics, ambulance workers, fire services, social care workers and those working in education and childcare. 

This programme will be rolled out across Europe, as well as in other countries around the world where Europcar Mobility Group operates with its own subsidiaries.

Emergency services staff who require the use of a vehicle under the “Together” programme can book directly online now.

 

“Throughout this period, we will do everything in our power to pursue this mission and contribute to the solution that will enable us to emerge from this unprecedented crisis.”

–Caroline Parot

Chairwoman, Europcar Mobility Group

 

Stringent hygiene standards to be maintained

 

Furthermore, with logistical and delivery services facing unprecedented demand, Europcar Mobility Group will also work in partnership with selected retailers, to provide vans and light commercial vehicles with drivers.  

Any vehicle driven under this scheme will be subject to rigorous cleaning measures after each rental, as well as a “zero contact” policy with Europcar Mobility Group employees in stations. The same stringent policy applies to rentals of any kind across the Group, until further notice.

 

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"We are proud that through our Together programme, our rental vehicles are enabling essential services to continue operating across the country; delivering drugs and medicine to pharmacies, medical supplies to hospitals and helping emergency services staff to get to work safely”, explained Gary Smith, Managing Director, Europcar Mobility Group UK.

Caroline Parot, Chairwoman of Europcar Mobility Group, said:

"As a mobility service company, our Group has a 70-year tradition of service to the public and to local and international companies. Throughout this period, we will do everything in our power to pursue this mission and contribute to the solution that will enable us to emerge from this unprecedented crisis. Many economic players hold part of the solution: we are convinced that it is only by working together that we will be able to provide responses that are adapted to the circumstances and in the general interest.

“I would like to take this opportunity to warmly thank all our staff in all our countries. They are demonstrating an extraordinary level of commitment and dedication in these troubled times”.

In countries that are not yet in full containment, the Group is supporting regular customers by providing significantly enhanced flexibility e.g.: free cancellations and amendments to current or future reservations for any pick-up until the 31st of May 2020.

Picture: Europcar Mobility Group will make thousands of vehicles available from £5 per day to emergency services staff

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 27 March 2020

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