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Goldcar is a market leader in holiday car hire in Europe.

The company, with more than 30 years of experience, currently has more than 80 car hire offices, located at major airports and tourist destinations. A wide network of customer service present in Spain, Andorra, Portugal, Italy, France, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Romania, Croatia, Morocco and Mexico.

The group offers its clients more than 50,000 vehicles of which more than 80% are renewed every year, providing one ne of the youngest fleets in Europe and a highly skilled workforce of over 1,000 professionals dedicated to providing clients who trust in Goldcar’s transparent and innovative quality of service.

Chronology

Travelling the world together since 1985

1985

Brothers Juan and Pedro Alcaraz began their venture by renting vehicles from
their first office in San Juan de Alicante with just 4 Ford Fiesta and a Ford Escort

1987

The second Company office opens in Torrevieja (Alicante)

1988

The Company is officially established under the name of Europa Rent a Car Ltd

1989

The third Company office opens in Benidorm (Alicante)

1995

Valencia office opens

1997

The Benidorm offices are moved to a better location.

The first office in Alicante Airport is inaugurated.

1998

The Company begins a phase of growth and creates new departments which leads to the expansion of headquarters, based in San Juan de Alicante

2000

A new office opens in Malaga Airport

2001

Continuing the expansio process a new office opens at Murcia Airport

2002

Development continues with new offices opening in Almería and Jerez airports

2006

New ventures open in Reus (Tarragona) and Seville

2007

New openings in Girona and Granada. The Company brand name changes to Goldcar

2008

New headquarters open along with centres in Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canarias

2009

Creation of the new, corporate image more modern and directed at the global implementation of Goldcar

2010

Offices open in North Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

2011

The offices at the airports of Barcelona, Bilbao, Ibiza, and Menorca are inaugurated and international expansion begins with the opening of Faro (Portugal)

2012

The expansion in Europe is consolidated with the opening of new offices in Portugal and Italy.

2013

Inauguration of 9 offices. Goldcar ranks as the number 1 hire car company in the Spanish holiday market

2014

8 new offices open. Entry into Malta, Andorra and Morocco. Goldcar achieves number 1 in the holiday car hire market in Portugal. Investindustrial acquire 80% of GOLDCAR

2015

More than a dozen offices open reinforcing the presence of Goldcar in destinations such as Italy. Entry into Greece, France, Croatia and Netherlands

2016

New franchise openings in Cancun (Mexico) and Corfu. New offices open in Italy reinforcing Goldcar´s presence in this market. 2016 a year in which the international expansion will remain pro-active...