Hertz Ride, a motorcycle and motorcycle rental service created and managed by Hertz Portugal (Hipogest Group), has just reinforced its expansion and announces its official launch in the United States, with store opening events in Las Vegas and Riverside. on 25 and 27 September, respectively, and open to the public on 1 October.
First announced at the 76th edition of EICMA at the end of 2018, from now on the expansion of this service to the United States is now official and available to all lovers of two-wheel adventure travel who want to take tours. like the mythical ‘Route 66’ linking Chicago with Los Angeles or the ‘Best of California’.
Motorbike rentals and motorbike tours may be available from the stations in Riverside and Las Vegas, with plans to expand to Florida and other US states over the coming months.
Hertz Ride, created entirely in Portugal, is already available in six European countries – Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Austria and Slovenia, and now also in the United States, in an investment of $ 8 million over three years.
“The expansion of Hertz Ride to the United States was our ambition as we left Portugal for the first time. Through our long relationship with Hertz, it has been possible to bring this new product to the country where Hertz itself was established over 100 years ago. Our riders will now be able to experience some of the most mythical roads that are part of our imagination, ”says Duarte Guedes, CEO of Hertz Portugal.
Hertz Ride is a premium service focused on motor vehicle enthusiasts that enables you to offer turnkey motorized and self-guided motorcycle rental and turnkey solutions. These solutions seek to combine adventure with comfort through a fleet of state-of-the-art bikes with a maximum of seven months or 15,000 kilometers of use and mostly equipped with a complete luggage system and engine protections. In addition, Hertz Ride offers one-way service, which allows its customers to return the motorcycle to a different destination from the one they picked it up and which is a unique offer on the European market.
In the United States, Hertz Ride will be supported by renowned brands such as Michelin, Cardo Systems, Rev’it and Nexx Helmets, which will help make the travel experience even more comfortable and unforgettable.