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Survey: Best Car Rental Companies 2012

Hertz sweeps top spots

By Angela Nazworth, InvestorPlace Writer


For families gearing up for the summer travel season, Zagat’s newest survey results have come out just in time. The leading provider of consumer-based ratings and reviews, today released the results of its latest U.S. Car Rental Survey covering 10 major companies.

Hertz (NYSE:HTZ) sped by its competition and took the No. 1 spot in five of the six top categories: “Vehicles,” “Reliability,” “Service,” “Overall” and “Popularity.” National Car Rental took the top spot in the “Bang for the Buck.” category.

National beat out Avis for second place. The car company placed either No. 1 or No. 2 in each of the above categories except for Popularity.

Surveyors also were asked to select the best rental car brands in a variety of additional categories. Again, Hertz did extremely well. Here’s a look at five categories.

Business Travel: Hertz

Counter Staff: Hertz

Green Options: Hertz

Deal and Promotions: Enterprise

Car Pick-Up Experience: Enterprise

The full ratings and reviews of the car rental brands can be found at zagat.com/carrentals.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2012/05/survey-best-car-rental-companies-2012/.

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