SOURCE: Advantage Rent A Car

October 16, 2008 15:19 ET

Advantage Rent A Car Announces Opening of New Car Rental Location in Tucson, Arizona

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - October 16, 2008) - Advantage Rent A Car will be opening a new car rental location Monday, October 20, 2008, in Tucson, Arizona, at 6909 South Plumer Avenue to serve Tucson International Airport.

Located south of downtown Tucson, TIA serves more than 4 million airline passengers annually, and nine airlines provide service including: Alaska, American, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Northwest, Southwest, US Airways, and United.

"Our tremendous growth in Arizona is the impetus for opening Tucson," said Mick Anselmo, Chief Operating Officer. "We see Arizona as a strategic area of growth for Advantage, and Tucson is convenient to our consumers who wish to visit Tucson, Mt. Lemon, Davis-Monthan AFB, one way to or from Phoenix, or just enjoy the beauty of the Arizona landscape."

The Advantage Rent A Car Tucson location is already taking reservations. The new facility will be open for car rental business seven days a week from 6 a.m. to midnight and can be reached directly by telephone at 520-294-5200. To make a reservation in Tucson or at any of Advantage's more than 50 U.S. locations, visit

About Advantage Rent A Car

Advantage Rent A Car is privately held by Denny Hecker Family Ventures, with executive offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and whose principal business location is in San Antonio, Texas. Advantage serves travel and leisure, lifestyle, business, government and insurance replacement rentals in more than 80 U.S. locations and 36 affiliates internationally. Advantage is America's first major car rental company committed to going 100 percent green and providing environmentally conscientious travelers with a fleet of fuel efficient vehicles by the end of 2010. For a complete list of car rentals, locations, franchise opportunities, promotions and other information, please visit

About Denny Hecker Family Ventures

The Denny Hecker group of companies includes more than 200 companies with operations in automobile dealerships, fleet sales and leasing, daily automobile and motorcycle rental, real estate sales, commercial and residential real estate development, aviation, hospitality, and technology. For more information, please visit

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