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Timeline

Timeline

  • 2015 – Wins Townsville Airport licence to operate on-airport with a rental desk inside the terminal.
  • 2015 – Wins Darwin Airport licence to operate on-airport with a rental desk inside the terminal.
  • 2015 – Redspot Car Rentals opens a downtown location in Brisbane CBD.
  • 2014 – Redspot Car Rentals relaunches its flagship car hire rate from Driveaway to Top Dog All Inclusive car hire to match with its underdog brand.
  • 2014 – Wins Sunshine Coast airport licence to operate on-airport with a rental desk inside the terminal.
  • 2013 – Wins Newcastle airport licence to operate on-airport with a rental desk inside the terminal.
  • 2013 – Wins Rockhampton airport licence to operate on-airport with a rental desk inside the terminal.
  • 2013 – Creation of hire car booking widget to allow third party websites to add rental car price search from there own site and earn commissions.
  • 2013 – Proud Sponsor of Sydney Comedy Festival.
  • 2012 – Website upgraded to allow invoice and existing reservation retrieval as well as prepayment functionality and express rental collection.
  • 2012 – Wins Brisbane Qantas airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the Qantas terminal
  • 2012 – Redspot rebrands to Redspot Sixt
  • 2012 – Signs partnership agreement with Sixt Germany to service inbound at outbound business.
  • 2012 – Wins Adelaide Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the terminal
  • 2011 – Wins Canberra Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the terminal
  • 2011 – Wins Melbourne Qantas licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the T1 terminal
  • 2010 – Redspot starts migrating new and existing brokers/aggregator sites to an XML platform integrating suppliers with live system availability.
  • 2010 – Redspot partners with Channel 7 Sunrise morning show.
  • 2009 – Redspot moves its Head Office to Mascot due to substantial grown.
  • 2009 – Wins Melbourne Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the T3 terminal
  • 2009 – Redspot new national brand updated with new logo and counter upgrades
  • 2009 – Redspot formed strategic alliances with Discover Tasmania
  • 2009 – New website launches
  • 2009 – Wins Hobart Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the terminal
  • 2008 – Wins Mackay Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk inside the terminal
  • 2006 – Wins Brisbane Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desks at domestic/international terminals
  • 2005 – Wins Launceston Airport tender, licence to operate on-airport with a rental desk in terminal.
  • 2005 – Opens a Hobart Location servicing clients with a shuttle service.
  • 2004 – Wins Gold Coast Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desk at domestic / international terminals
  • 2004 – Wins Cairns Airport licence to operate on-airport with rental desks at domestic / international terminal
  • 2003 Redspot formed strategic alliances with Metro Hotels Group
  • 2002 Introduced Thermeon’s WEBRES, an online reservation system and web specials
  • 2000 Acquired one of its competitors, Australian Rent a Car. The company gained locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and an agency in Cairns
  • 1999 Won the tender to operate at on all Sydney airport terminals, a first for an Australian car rental company
  • 1998 Established 2nd stand-alone office at Mascot
  • 1997 Granted off airport operators licence at Sydney Airport
  • 1995 Opened first stand-alone rental office in Elizabeth St, Surry Hills
  • 1994 Became Licensor of Redspot Rentals group
  • 1993 Joined Redspot Rentals group as a licensee
  • 1989 Commenced car rental operations at a Waterloo service station