The Alamo Rent A Car brand is owned by St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings, a privately held company which, through its regional subsidiaries, also owns and operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands.
Founded in 1974
Attracts value-oriented international and U.S. leisure travelers looking for an easy and hassle-free rental experience
Locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia
Largest car rental provider to international travelers visiting North America
Launched the industry’s first real-time Internet booking engine in 1995 and first online check-in system in 2005; today, operates 171 self-service kiosks at 63 U.S. locations
Official rent a car of Walt Disney World® Resort and Disneyland® Resort
CHRONOLOGY/ KEY MILESTONES
1974 Alamo Rent A Car founded with four locations in Florida, pioneering the concept of unlimited free mileage
1982 Alamo opens state-of-the-art rental plaza in Tampa, Fla.
1995 Alamo is first in car rental industry with real-time Internet booking capabilities
2005 Alamo launches industry’s first and only online check-in system
2007 Taylor family acquires Alamo and National brands; Alamo earns Budget Travel magazine’s “Extra Mile Award” for self-serve kiosks
2009 Taylor family of companies adopts Enterprise Holdings name as parent of Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental
2011 Alamo launches partnership with Japanese Airlines
2012 New branch in downtown Waikiki opens, adding to existing Alamo locations at the Honolulu International Airport, the Disney Aulani Resort & Spa and Waikiki Discovery Bay