Founded in Paris in 1949, Europcar operates in over 170 different countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Mexico, Central America, Asia and the Caribbean. With nearly 3,000 locations and over 250,000 vehicles, Europcar is a major player in the car rental market.


Bookings can be made via telephone, personal visit or by the internet. Unlike many other firms, Europcar does not offer a preferential rate through any one channel. However, a number of last-minute deals are available via the internet. Europcar prides itself on being able to tailor solutions to customers' individual requirements.

The range of cars on offer is very wide, from mini and economy all the way through to luxury. There are also SUVs and even motorhomes available. The vehicles are produced by a number of internationally renowned manufacturers.

Europcar offers a wide range of insurance options, in addition to a reliable 24-hour vehicle recovery service. The company is most widely recognised in Europe, particularly in France, Germany and the UK.