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Car rental business 'in danger of shutting up shop'

Owner of Isle of Man Rent A Car urges gov't for support

The owner of a car rental company at Ronaldsway airport wants to receive the same level of government support given to hotels.

Like many businesses, income at 'Isle of Man Rent A Car' has taken a substantial hit due to the border restrictions.

Andrew Strathdee says the financial assistance and loan schemes offered by the Department for Enterprise won't go far enough to plug the drop in revenue.

He wants the car rental company to be backed in the same way as the tourist accommodation sector, or it could disappear:

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