Transfercar is an online vehicle relocation service that reduces costs for rental companies while offering a free way for consumers to travel.
While holiday car rentals may offer greater flexibility and freedom over public transport systems, that flexibility usually comes at a steep financial cost. However, when the plan is to travel from one city to another, there’s now a service that shows how customers and companies could benefit from each other, while reducing costs and polluting less. transfercar is an online vehicle relocation service that reduces costs for rental companies while offering a free way to travel.
Car rental services are both spending and polluting on a huge scale in order to relocate cars between different locations. Looking to solve that problem with a perk for the consumer, transfercar is a service that offers holidaying drivers a free one-way rental. Users can visit the transfercar website to see which rentals are available and where those rentals need to be relocated to. If the start point and destination match the driver’s travel plans, then they’re good to go — provided they have a driving license valid in the United States and are over 18 years old. The company reasons that by offering the cars for free, rental services will still save by reducing their freight costs and the use of expensive trucks for relocation. The promo video can be seen below:
After a successful spell in New Zealand, the company launched in the US last month and will initially focus on transfers between LA, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego and Las Vegas on the West Coast.
Can you think any other ways where costs can be reduced by involving customers?