Sixt rent a car wins “Best Car Rental Company in the World” award

Munich, Germany – November 8th 2012

The prestigious New York based magazine “Premier Traveler” has awarded Sixt rent a car with the 2012 “Best Car Rental Company in the World” award.

11,240 “Premier Traveler” readers participated in a survey posted on from August 2 to September 22, 2012. Two revolving versions of the survey were created to prevent ballot stuffing.

10,083 accepted responses were tabulated, reflecting nearly a 90 percent voter rate. The survey consisted of open-ended questions only, with no suggested names or choices provided. Results did not require indexing or demographic profiling.

The award ceremony took place the evening of November 8th in Los Angeles at the Sofitel hotel, where representatives of the most respected travel industry companies were also awarded.

“We thank Premier Traveler readers for their votes and for rewarding our hard work”, “this is clear evidence that our presence in the US came at the right time when business and leisure travelers are looking for new and out of the ordinary affordable products and services that truly cater their demanding needs” said Regine Sixt, Senior Executive Vice President of Marketing at Sixt.

In 2012 Germany-based Sixt, is celebrating its 100th anniversary, making it Europe’s oldest car rental company. Sixt is the market leader in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and is present in over 100 countries in all continents.

Since 2010, Sixt is also present in the United States where it landed with its premium vehicles and stylish black and orange branches at Atlanta, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, West Palm Beach and Phoenix airports as well as Miami Beach. A major investment is undergoing to expand the network throughout the country.


Important information:


Reservations and customer service (888) SIXT CAR (749-8227)
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Sixt was founded in 1912 in Munich, Germany becoming one of the first car rental and mobility service providers in the world. Today Sixt is present in over 100 countries in all continents offering the finest vehicle selection in the market. Clients can choose from small compact cars, convertibles, SUV’s, vans and trucks to the largest Mercedes-Benz and BMW fleet in the world; always at affordable prices.

In the United States Sixt operates out of its Fort Lauderdale, Florida headquarters.

For more information, press kits and to apply for the Sixt Press Card contact Sixt at

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