SMI Auto / SMI Rental Services
Europcar has appointed SMI Auto as sole franchisee for the territory of Myanmar. SMI Auto is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Windsor Holdings Ltd which is listed on the Singapore stock exchange. Following the liberalisation of Myanmar’s economy, there has been a strong growth in the economy and a significant rise in tourism flows resulting in a strong demand for car hire and rental services. Europcar is the first global brand to offer car rental & transportation services in Myanmar
The services offered by the Europcar Myanmar franchise, currently cover Yangon city, Yangon International & Nay Pyi Taw International Airports, the strategy within 12-24 months is an expansion plan to include Mandalay & an increased presence within the Yangon area, through expansion of our network to include hotel desks in partner hotels & representation in other carefully selected high exposure retail areas, including Hledan Centre, Yangon. These negotiations are on-going & we fully expect additional new locations to open in the coming months
A comprehensive new fleet of vehicles, ranging from small sedans to luxury people carriers, 4x4’s & executive cars will be offered to cater for the full spectrum of passenger requirements. We are building excellent relations with key suppliers including, Mazda, Mercedes, BMW, Kia, Chevrolet & Hyundai to offer a full range of products.
We are already experiencing success in terms of securing new business & increased revenue generation, & are pleased to now be working with several blue chip organisations including KPMG, Chevron, Kempinski Hotels, Total ERP, Qatar Airways, Roache Myanmar, Marubeni Corporation. We have recently been awarded a significant contract to supply Telenor. We continue to discuss new business opportunities with corporates, hotels & associated travel companies.
With over 60 year’s history, Europcar is the leading car rental company in Europe & a major global player.
Europcar manages its global network through subsidiaries, franchisees and their agents. Europcar has a leading edge, global car management & reservation system.
Philosophy of Europcar Myanmar
The Europcar organisation has a comprehensive set of guidelines & operating principles to allow it to operate in accordance with the best international standards, and to ensure that its customers benefit from world class service levels and its employees are treated with great respect as well as being given the opportunity for personal development.
- Clear guidelines for vehicle maintenance, mileage & age of vehicle.
- Employee training