For the past two years by about 40 per cent decrease in the number of companies rent car in Burgas, BTA learned from Ivan Marinov, chairman of the National Association of companies for rent a car in Bulgaria and manager of a rent cars. It’s a minimum of 50-60 companies that went bankrupt because of the crisis and leasing companies have picked up their cars.
Some bankrupt companies are small companies and car dealers who are indulged and rent cars. Four - five years in the country was around 250-300 companies that conduct such activities and when they are 50-100. Reducing the number of companies operating in this market, and the fleet are among the reasons to account for branch growth. There is great demand, at the height of the summer tourist season employment is over one hundred percent and had to temporarily subleasing cars car importers, Marinov said.
According to his data for industry growth this year is between 20 and 30 per cent and it is mainly due to interest in the service of foreigners. Reported a similar increase and the President of the Union of Bulgarian Motorists Georgi Yanakiev. Foreigners looking for this service because they are much more reasonable to come here by plane and hire car that is insured, technically correct, said Yanakiev, adding that Bulgarian citizens also use the service. Per day rental car from the Union to 50 lev in the car class.
Bulgarians are not very accustomed to using the service, he prefers mainly when longer lived abroad or coercion if there is a problem with your car, Marinov said.
The industry has not yet reported to have a tendency to go to sea with car hire. The main tenants of rent a cars in Burgas individual foreign tourists. Currently there is no rich Russian tourists when there was such holding and a fleet of expensive cars, recalls Marinov. Now the service is used by Russian citizens of the middle class.
This applies to tourists from Germany and the UK, which employ the cheapest possible car. An interesting phenomenon is that a quality car hire mainly by Bulgarians who come from abroad, Marinov said.
This summer the Bulgarian Burgas firm hand to the sea has brought a guest from abroad rented limousine. Rental prices vary by vehicle type from 25 euros to 200 euros a day, said the chairman of the National Association of companies for car hire - Bulgaria. / BTA /