Child Seat Rules and Penalties in the UK

Sixt Car Rental have launched a campaign to educate consumers regarding the rules and regulations of child safety seat use in vehicles in the UK.

“It is estimated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Seat Check campaign that 7 out of 10 of car seats on the UK are not installed correctly.”

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The Cost Of Every Toll Road In Europe And The US

Have you ever had to travel to another state or country and wondered if there were toll roads that you had to use and what they were going to cost? Here is a perfect solution from Sixt Rent a Car.

Sixt have developed a super cool tool to help. The interactive infographic below lets you find the cost of tolls for every road, bridge, tunnel, vignette and congestion charge in the US and Europe. Every US state that has toll roads as well as every country in Europe including Russia and Kazakhstan are covered in the really quite amazing tool.

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Sixt Car Rental Expands In The US

Sixt, among the oldest car rental companies having had its start in 1912, is making the move to North America. Sixt along with its franchises and partners successfully operates in more than 100 countries with over 1,000 locations.

Based in Germany, Sixt began its American expansion in Miami and has since opened locations in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa Florida, Atlanta Georgia, Seattle Washington, Phoenix Arizona, Las Vegas Nevada, Hartford and West Haven in Connecticut, Charlotte North Carolina, Myrtle Beach South Carolina and Springfield Massachusetts.

The move into the American market is part of Sixt’s long term plan for global expansion.  Now that Sixt has a strong hold in the European market and is widely recognized in South America and China as well as Australia and South Africa, it can count on name recognition and business from international travelers. With a focus on airport locations, Sixt is actively looking to open franchises in the United States and Canada. By relying on the local business owner, franchises will allow Sixt to successfully operate in many smaller locations in the U.S.

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A Life Dedicated To The World And To Business

Regine Sixt receives ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the World Award 2013’ for her outstanding services.

Munich/Marrakesh, October 4, 2013 – At this year’s conference of the women’s entrepreneur association FCEM in Marrakesh, businesswoman Regine Sixt was the recipient of the prestigious ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the World Award 2013’. The World Association of Women Entrepreneurs uses the award annually to honor outstanding achievements by women in business.

Together with her husband, Regine Sixt has built up the  Sixt company into what it is today: the leading German car rental business and one of the world’s largest international mobility providers. At Sixt S.E. she is responsible for international marketing, and has been part of initiating the group’s ongoing global expansion in 105 countries. She is involved with 42 projects worldwide, helping for children who are ill and needy through the Regine Sixt children’s foundation, Drying Little Tears, of which she is Chairwoman. She is also active in numerous other charity organizations. She is the honorary consul general of Barbados to Germany, and bears the title Senator h.c. der mittelständischen Industrie, or Honorary Senator for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses.

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Orlando International Airport and Car Rental Guide

Orlando International Airport (MCO), located six miles southeast of Orlando, is sunny Florida’s second busiest airport. Both Southwest and JetBlue use Orlando as a focus city. International flights to the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America frequently depart MCO. Lufthansa runs daily flights through Orlando to Frankfurt, Germany; and Virgin Atlantic and British Airways have multiple daily flights from the UK.

Located in Central Florida and dubbed “The City Beautiful”, Orlando is a major tourist destination. Orlando offers over-the-top theme parks including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, Legoland and Sea World. Over 50 million people visit Orlando’s tourist attractions each year. Within about an hour’s drive, travelers can take in the sun and sand at Florida’s Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, or Canaveral National Seashore.

The layout of Orlando International Airport includes a centrally located main terminal building divided into Terminal A and Terminal B. There are four airside concourses which surround the main terminal in a hub and spoke design.

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