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

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

Rent an electric smart car from Sixt of Santa Rosa, California
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

Kudos to Devon Gomez for Excellent Customer Service at Sixt rentals cars of STS and Santa Rosa

sixt rental car agent Devon Gomez with Seymour the Travel Bulldog
Devon Gomez, Sixt of STS
The following is an excerpt from an email we received on 8/18/15:

Dear  Colleagues,

Please see the below compliment from one of our clients.

Keep up the great work team!

Best regards


Customer Service Department

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Armstrong Redwoods Grow Tall, Old and Strong

Redwoods Trees at Armonstrong Woods in Northern California
Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Preserve

Not 30 minutes by car from the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and Sixt rental cars of Santa Rosa is a preserve of the tallest living things on Earth, Sequoia sempervirens, or Coastal Redwoods.  Drive west about 16 miles along River Road and the Russian River, turn north at Guerneville, California, and tucked into the coastal mountains is a canyon where old growth redwood trees exist much as they have for millennia, a place called Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve.

According to California Park Services, these remarkable trees live to be 500-1,000 years old, grow to a diameter of 12-16 feet, and stand from 200-250 feet tall. Some trees survive to over 2,000 years and tower above 350 feet. Coast redwoods are classified as temperate rainforests and they need wet and mild climates to survive. The rainfall in Armstrong Redwoods averages 55 inches per year and the trees are often shrouded in a mystical fog that helps to maintain the moist conditions needed for the redwoods to survive. Continue reading

‘Hey USA, Show Us Your German Side’ Says Sixt Rental Cars Contest

As a franchise for Sixt rental cars, we are continually amused by what comes out of the mother ship. And this latest is nothing at which to say Gesundheit: the “#GutenTagAmericaContest.”

Yes, on June 2nd, Sixt announced the launch of its latest advertising campaign and social media contest, “#GutenTagAmericaContest.” The campaign is inspired by the company’s recently-launched brand video, which introduces the German brand to the US market with a lederhosen-clad polka band playing the American national anthem. To participate in the contest, consumers are encouraged to show their own “German side” by posting their German-inspired content for a chance to win a luxury vehicle rental for a week. SEE MORE

Smart Train Sighting in Fulton, California

Fulton, California - Smart Commuter Train
Smart Train Service Coming to Fulton, California Soon

The Smart Train has been discussed to the Nth degree over the past many years and sometimes it’s been hard to believe that passenger train service is actually coming back to Santa Rosa and Sonoma County after… what, a hundred years? Seems like. Continue reading

Sixt Named Top Rental Car in Mastercard’s ‘Mobile Top App Index’

Application (App) for Sixt auto rentals
Sixt rental car App

T3 News Network — One of the things we love most about Sixt is being on the cutting edge of new technology with “on the go” critical applications for today’s mobile lifestyle. So, congratulations are in order as the Sixt Rent A Car App has been included in the MasterCard ‘Mobile Top App Index’ and was rated first in the car rentals area, according to T3 News Network.

Mastercard uses its index to identify the best smartphone applications for mobile purchases in 36 European countries. These it judges by criteria such as functionality, design, payment methods, technology and ease of operation. The Sixt Rent a Car App ranked among the top 20 of all the rated applications in this unique European index. Continue reading

Gearing Up for Auto Rental Season

Sixt of Santa Rosa Location for autodistributors inc.

As you can see, it’s still winter here in Fulton, California, a tiny suburb of Santa Rosa, California.  We’ve been working feverishly behind the scenes to make sure the rental station for Sixt of Santa Rosa and the Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport is operating smoothly as we prepare for the upcoming tourist season, typically spring through fall in Sonoma County. Continue reading