MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Advantage Rent A Car will be opening a new car rental location Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at 5401 West 63rd Street to serve Chicago Midway International Airport.
Located just 10 miles southwest of downtown, Chicago Midway (MDW) is one of the fastest growing airports in North America serving more than 17 million travelers each year. Southwest Airlines is one of the carriers serving the airport with more than 200 departures per day to 47 destinations.
"Our success at Chicago O'Hare was the impetus for the new Midway rental car location for Advantage," said Mick Anselmo, Chief Operating Officer. "Chicago Midway is a significant location for Advantage and is part of our long-term strategy to serve our Advantage customers at top airport locations across the United States."
The Advantage Rent A Car Chicago Midway Airport location is already taking reservations. The facility will be open for car rental business seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and can be reached directly by telephone at 312-224-4787. To make a reservation at Chicago Midway, Chicago O'Hare or any of Advantage's more than 100 U.S. locations, visit www.advantage.com.
Advantage Rent A Car is privately held by Denny Hecker Family Ventures, with headquarter operations 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 100 U.S. locations and 36 affiliates internationally. Advantage Rent A Car is America's first major car rental company committed to going 100 percent green and providing environmentally conscientious travelers with a fleet of 100 percent fuel efficient vehicles by the end of 2010. For a complete list of car rentals, locations, franchise opportunities, promotions and other information, please visit www.advantage.com.
The Hecker group of companies includes more than 200 companies with operations in automobile dealerships, fleet sales and leasing, daily automobile and motorcycle rental, mortgage and real estate, commercial and residential real estate development, aviation, hospitality, and technology. For more information, please visit www.dennyhecker.com.