Bodega Bay Chowder Day Jan. 28, 2017

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Few attractions draw more visitors to the scenic coastline of Sonoma County and Bodega Bay than a hankering for Clam Chowder.  Family members cannot stop raving about their visit to Chowder Day 2015 where they tried umpteen kinds of chowder from the many eateries throughout the area. Continue reading

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Hang Ah Dim Sum authentic Chinese food in Santa Rosa, California

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Dim Sum at Hang Ah of Santa Rosa

If you’ve been eating Chinese food in Santa Rosa your whole life, you’ve been living a lie! Hang Ah Dim Sum Restaurant, by some accounts, is the only authentic Chinese food in Santa Rosa.

China is one of the biggest sources for US tourism, so being able to refer them to authentic Chinese food is crucial for our rental car agency. A recent report from Business Insider said 1.8 million Chinese tourists visited America and spent a whopping $21.1 billion in 2014. That number could top $80 billion by 2021, writes Avery Booker at China Luxury Advisors. So, if you fly into STS and rent a car from Sixt, Hang Ah has authentic Chinese food just 15 minutes away in downtown Santa Rosa. Continue reading

Peanuts Movie Sparks Travel Interest to Sonoma County

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Peanuts Movie Sparks Interest in Santa Rosa and Charles M. Schulz Airport #PeanutsMovie

The people at Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa say The Peanuts Movie is bringing more attention to Sonoma County.  The creator of Peanuts lived in Sonoma County for 57 years, and was so beloved by the community that after his death they named the Sonoma County Airport (STS) after him. Continue reading

Charlie Brown, why don’t people in Sonoma County fly out of STS?

Peanuts Statues - Charlie Brown & Linus - at The Charles M. Schulz -- Sonoma County Airport (STS)
The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Linus: Charlie Brown, why don’t people in Sonoma County fly out of STS?

Charlie Brown: I don’t know, Linus. Maybe they enjoy driving the extra 2 hours to SFO and OAK in their Sixt rental car?

Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa Promotes 3 Agents

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(Left to Right) Jason Hornik, Eric Knibb and Devon Gomez have been promoted at Sixt rental cars of Santa Rosa
SANTA ROSA, California — Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa has promoted three of its rental agents.

Jason Hornik and Eric Knibb have been appointed team leaders for the franchise, which includes two locations, one at the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and the other in nearby Fulton, California on the corner of Fulton and River Road. Continue reading

Celebrate the Bounty of Sonoma County at the 2015 Harvest Fair, Oct. 2-4

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Judging for the Pro Foods Competition at the 2015 Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Award-winning wines, culinary delights, cooking demonstrations and a good old fashioned grape stomp

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – September 8, 2015 – Sonoma County Harvest Fair is preparing to celebrate its 41st anniversary, October 2, 3 and 4. Now in its fourth decade, the Harvest Fair has draws Bay Area locals and visitors from across the globe to the Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. If you’re traveling from outside the area, fly into STS – the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport and rent a car from Sixt rental cars. Continue reading

Snowbirds Headline 2015 Wings over the Wine Country Air Show

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Canadian Snowbirds will soar over Sonoma County September 26-27, 2015

The Canadian Snowbirds will star in the 2015 Wings over the Wine Country Air Show, organized by the Pacific Coast Air Museum September 26-27 at the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport STS in Santa Rosa, California. Make sure to rent a car from Sixt for this exciting event.

The 2015 air show will also feature ‘Wings of Blue,’ the U.S. Air Force Sky Diving Team, the F-16 Fighting Falcon, an F-86 and MiG-15 Chase Demo, as well as top name aerobatic performers, warbird fly-bys, static aircraft displays, President’s Club Seating, a performer’s reception, climb-aboard aircrafts, great food and fun for the whole family.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team is a Canadian nine ship precision formation team composed of serving members of the Canadian Forces. Their pilots and technicians work as a team to bring thrilling performances to the North American public. Serving as Canadian ambassadors, the Snowbirds demonstrate the Skill, Professionalism and Teamwork inherent in the women and men of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces. Learn more at the Wings Over the Wine Country Website, http://wingsoverwinecountry.org/.

Prepaid Gas at Sixt rental cars of Santa Rosa, California Saves Last-Minute Travel Headaches

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Avoid pain at the gas pump with a 2016 Smart Car Electric Drive.

Prepaid gasoline in the rental car business can be a priceless boon for travelers in a rush to make their plane, and Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa is proud to offer this convenience to our guests, especially now in early September 2015 when local gas prices are averaging $3.36 per gallon while Sixt of STS’s prepaid gas is now just $3.16 per gallon. Continue reading

Rent a 2016 Smart Car electric drive at Sixt rent a car of STS

Remember recently we added a Smart Car to our fleet? Well, we’ve doubled down and this time, it’s ELECTRIC!

Sixt rent a car of Santa Rosa, California is proud to offer the 2016 Smart Car Electric Drive with service now inside the terminal at The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS). This electrified Smart Car helps avoid gas station lines simply by plugging into any normal household electrical outlet at a cost of only about $1.20 a day. (Grounded and professionally installed 120 volt electrical outlets are strongly recommended.)

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2016 Smart Car electric drive parked in front of Kendall Jackson Vineyards
“We wanted everyone to drive around in the wine country in an EV,” said Sixt rent a car franchise owner Steve Schneider demonstrating the charger on video. “There’s EV charging stations everywhere.” Continue reading

Sixt rent a car franchisee opens new in-terminal branch at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Sixt rent a car logo in press release about Franchise opening at The Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, CaliforniaFT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sixt SE and its U.S. Franchise Unit (Sixt Franchise USA, LLC) announce the opening of a new branch to service the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, California. This is the second Sixt branch in Sonoma County, preceded by a branch that opened last year which services the Santa Rosa local area.

“The new, in-terminal Sixt branch will provide great convenience for customers flying in,” said Craig Olson, Executive Vice President of North America Franchise Development for Sixt. “We look forward to providing great service and vehicles to incoming travelers, all at a reasonable price.”

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Sixt rent a car inside STS terminal

Sonoma County has many attractions like golf, cycling, beaches, shopping, and is also well-known for its fine cuisine and wine culture,” said Sixt franchise owner Steve Schneider. “We are grateful for the response from the community and have doubled the size of our initial fleet with premium-cars and staff to meet the needs and wishes of our customers.” ===> SEE MORE