Redspot Car Rentals

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Redspot Car Rentals
Private Ownership
IndustryCar rental
Founded1989; 29 years ago (1989) (as Waterloo Car Centre)
Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia
FounderDan Mekler
HeadquartersMascot, Sydney, Australia
ParentRedspot Head Office Pty Ltd
Redspot counter in Gold Coast, Australia

Redspot Car Rentals is a rental car company with its head office in Sydney, Australia. Redspot was founded by Dan Mekler in 1989. It has grown from 1 Sydney location to cover most locations in Australia. Redspot renamed its brand name in 2012 after becoming partners with Sixt rent a car in 2012 to Redspot Sixt.[1] Redspot & Sixt rent a car pushes outbound and inbound business to each other. Today Redspot has locations throughout Australia.[2] In 2002, Redspot Car Rentals acquired Australian Rent A Car and took possession of its national locations. Redspot is owned by Waterloo Car Centre Pty Ltd. In 2012 Redspot formed a strategic alliance with Sixt Rent A Car Germany, as its Australian car rental supplier. A rebranding exercise began in mid-2012 to a joint name cooperation of Redspot Sixt. In March 2015 Redspot joined forces with Enterprise Holdings as its franchise partner in Australia and New Zealand as part of its Asia Pacific Growth Strategy, ending its partnership with Sixt.[3] In June 2016 Redspot launched its operations in New Zealand under the Enterprise banner, servicing all brands.[4]


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