U-Save Car & Truck Rental

At a Glance

Products & Services: Car & truck rentals

Number of Locations: 151

Total Investment: $73.3K - $685.8K

Founded: 1979

Began Franchising: 1979

About U-Save Car & Truck Rental

U-Save Auto Rental of America Inc. was founded in 1979 and began franchising that same year. It is based in Jackson, Mississippi.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2012 133 2 16 0
2011 146 4 19 0
2010 165 7 20 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $73,250 - $685,800
Franchise Fee: $10,000 - $250,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 3-6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $300,000 - $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $60,000 - $150,000
Operations
16.4% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 business days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: National media,
Other marketing support: In-house marketing support

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #235 (2010),
America's Top Global: #176 (2010),