- Customers are now able to book Addison Lee Group’s premium services in London via SIXT app
- Partnership to support global mobility services roll-out
- Customers to enjoy fixed journey prices during peak times
London / Munich, March 1, 2019 – Addison Lee Group, the global ground transportation business, and premium mobility services provider, SIXT, today announced a strategic partnership that will bring its market-leading offering to SIXT app users starting in London, with a phased global roll-out due later this year.
The SIXT app – downloadable on both Google Play and Apple Store – offers driver and chauffeured services for immediate bookings and pre-book reservations. Together with the partner offers, the SIXT app includes one of the world's largest networks of taxi and ride-hailing services.
Addison Lee Group provides global end-to-end services in 350 locations, and across 83 countries. All vehicles are equipped with free 4G WiFi and phone chargers to keep customers connected on the go, as well as air conditioning and privacy glass.
The service available on the app can be used for day-to-day journeys, special occasions and events, either with Addison Lee Group’s well-recognised premium vehicles, or via their luxury Executive Service offering. Customers will enjoy fixed journey prices, even during peak times, easy billing and payment online, as well as punctual pick-up and arrival at the desired destination.
Robert McGinn, Chief Commercial Officer at Addison Lee Group said: “This partnership brings together two premium brands to provide pre-book and on-demand transport services to corporate and consumer customers in London, and eventually in other major cities across the globe. SIXT is one of the largest integrated mobility players with a key focus on tech adoption and integration across their booking platform – they are a perfect partner to provide seamless travel and excellent customer experience to our network of global customers.”
Johannes Boeinghoff, Managing Director Digital Business Development at SIXT SE: “SIXT and Addison Lee Group are two strong brands. Our companies worldwide stand for high-quality services. With our mobility platform based on partnership, we will offer our customers – whether private travellers or corporate customers – via SIXT app easy access to flexible and transparent mobility in London, and eventually beyond.”
Vinzenz Pflanz, Senior Vice President of Group Sales at SIXT SE: “Through our partnership with Addison Lee Group, we meet the needs of private and business travellers for transparent and flexible mobility. Travel managers in particular want a high level of transparency regarding their employees’ mobility. That is why we work actively with them and pursue our goal of facilitating worldwide transfers and rental car products over a booking channel that takes travel policies into account. Our cooperation with Addison Lee Group is another important building block in our strategy.”
About Addison Lee Group:
Addison Lee Group is the world’s largest managed premium car service business and counts more than 80 percent of the FTSE 100 as customers. It was the first UK ground transport business to launch a booking app, and the company operates 4,800 of its own vehicles in the UK and provides up to 30,000 rides a day in London alone. Owned by The Carlyle Group, Addison Lee Group provides exceptional customer service through innovative technology combined with experienced driver and customer service teams supporting car, chauffeur and courier needs. Addison Lee Group has 24/7 customer support from its Contact Centre via phone, email and social media. As well as journeys in London, Addison Lee Group customers can book its’ managed service in New York and across the US and use its’ digital channels to book travel in over 100 cities worldwide.
Headquartered in Pullach, near Munich, Germany, SIXT SE is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services. With its products SIXT rent, SIXT share and SIXT ride, the company offers a unique, integrated range of mobility services in the areas of car rental, car sharing and ride services. These products can be booked via a single app that also integrates the services of mobility partners. SIXT is present in approx. 110 countries worldwide. The company’s strengths lie in its consistent customer orientation, its living culture of innovation with strong technological expertise, its high share of premium cars in the fleet and a good price-performance ratio. The SIXT Group generated revenues of EUR 2.6 billion in 2017 and is one of the most profitable mobility service providers worldwide. Sixt SE, the Group’s parent company, has been listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 1986 (WKN common shares: 723132, WKN preferred shares: 723133).
For further information:
Addison Lee Group
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