Dollar Rent A Car Inc.

At a Glance

Products & Services: Car rentals

Number of Locations: 584

Total Investment: $639.4K - $6.8M

Founded: 1965

Began Franchising: 1966

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2010 94 40 289 161
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $639,419 - $6,818,295
Franchise Fee: $20,000 - $500,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6-8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $150,000
Operations
90% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #340 (2011), #204 (2010),
America's Top Global: #158 (2010),