TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN
CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Advantage Rent A Car is pleased to announce they will partner with Kids Wish Network on August 21, 2013 by donating a vehicle rental to a recipient of the organization. The recipient's only wish is to go to Disneyland in Los Angeles. Advantage is honored to play a small role in making his wish come true.
The recipient is a courageous 7 year old who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. He has spent the first 4 years of his life suffering the effects of cystic fibrosis without a proper diagnosis.
Kids Wish Network is a 501c3 non-profit organization, dedicated to granting the wishes of children between the ages of 3 and 18 who are living with life threatening illnesses. It is their mission to fulfill the last wishes of children who will never have the opportunities that most of us take for granted.
FSNA is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company and its subsidiaries own the following brands: Advantage Rent A Car ("Advantage"), U-Save Car & Truck Rental, U-Save Car Sales, Rent-A-Wreck of Canada, Practicar, Auto Rental Resource Center ("ARRC"), Xpress Rent A Car and Peakstone Financial Services.
Advantage is currently positioned as a brand, and targets consumers, in the value-oriented segment of the U.S. rental car market. As of July 2013, Advantage is expected to operate from approximately 76 locations servicing airports and five additional satellite locations in hotels in Hawaii and Las Vegas and has a fleet of approximately 25,000 cars, ranging from economy cars to SUVs. Advantage primarily services the leisure segment of the rental car market and predominantly operates in key domestic leisure destinations, including California, Florida, Texas, Colorado, Hawaii and Arizona.
U-Save, together with its subsidiary ARRC, has over 1,100 locations throughout the United States and is one of North America's largest franchise car rental companies. Having primarily serviced the local market for the past 30 years, the Company is expanding into the airport market with plans for the opening of airport locations in the top 30 markets in the United States and the major airports in Canada. U-Save currently services 31 airport markets in 12 different states and 7 countries. U-Save Car Sales is an expansion of the U-Save brand into the car sales market, and provides goods and services to car sales operators looking to affiliate with a national brand.
Practicar Systems Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of FSNA) owns the rights to the Rent-A-Wreck® and the PractiCar® trademarks for all of Canada. The Rent-A-Wreck® system operates a network of 57 franchises from coast-to-coast in Canada, providing a range of vehicle rental, leasing and sales options to its customers. The Rent-A-Wreck® system has been in continuous operation in Canada since 1976.
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SOURCE Franchise Services of North America Inc.