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About Sixt:

Sixt AG, with its registered office in Pullach near Munich, is an international provider of high-quality mobility services. Founded in 1912, the company, together with its franchisees and partners, operates from 3,500 service points in around 90 countries. Sixt is the largest car rental company in Germany and Austria and one of the largest full-service leasing companies independent from manufacturers. The Sixt Group generated a turnover of € 1.8 billion in 2008.
 
About Sixt Poland:

In Poland Sixt has offered top quality services since 2000, when Eurorent Ltd. started operating under the license of Sixt Poland. The offer of the company includes a wide range of cars of diverse class. Availability of cars in different parts of the world gives a feeling of mobility, since they can be rented, for example, in Warsaw’s airport, and returned in Berlin.  Also Sixt Poland has been chosen as the Franchisee of the Year 2008

  • 1912 - Starting with only seven vehicles in downtown Munich Martin Sixt founds Europe's first car rental company, "Sixt Autofahrten", with Mercedes as its flagship.
  • 1927 - Martin Sixt hands over  the reins to his son, Hans Sixt, who in 1943 almost  loses his entire fleet as a result of confiscation.
  • 1945 - With just three cars that he had hidden in a stable, Hans Sixt founds "Auto Sixt".
  • 1969 - Erich Sixt, the current CEO, enters the business, now in its third generation.
  • 1979 - Sixt creates an international limousine network on five continents and in 55 countries.
  • 1980 - Regine Sixt starts signing contracts with major tour operators, airlines, worldwide travel agencies and hotel chains.
  • 1982 - Sixt is the first company to start its own corporate credit card program
  • 1986 - Sixt goes public and is now listed on the German Stock Exchange. Erich Sixt becomes the chairman of the board of Sixt AG.
  • 1994- Sixt becomes the No. 1 among German car rental rental companies. Sixt starts a preferred co-operation with Lufthansa German Airlines and becomes a partner of the Lufthansa Miles&More Program.
  • 1995 - Sixt invents the CarExpress Service by using self-service terminals in all German airports and confirms its position as the leader in innovation in the car rental industry.
  • 1997 - Sixt goes Europe! The Sixt brand enters the markets of Switzerland, Austria, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
  • 1998 - Sixt goes  global and kicks off the Sixt International Franchise System
  • 2000 - Sixt  opened in Poland.
  • 2003 - Sixt enters an affiliation with Payless Car Rental, one of the leaders in the North American car rental industry
  • 2004 - "The Spirit of Mobility" stands for 150,000 cars at over 1,500 locations.
  • 2005 - Opening of Poznan, Wroclaw and Katowice airport branches
  • 2006 - Opening of Krakow airport branch
  • 2007 - Opening of Gdansk airport branch, Start of PAZ programme
  • 2008 - Sixt Poland has been chosen as the Franchisee of the Year 2008
  • 2009 - Sixt rent a car is available in over 95 countries around the globe and 9 sales offices are established across the USA
  • 2010 - Take over of Poznan, Wroclaw and Szczecin branches
  • 2012 - Sixt Poland „Official Service Provider EURO 2012”