Alamo Rent a Car, located in East Boston, Mass., is one of more than 1,000 Alamo Rent A Car offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asian-Pacific, Africa and Australia. Alamo Rent A Car is one of the largest rental car companies in the United States. It services the most popular domestic and international travel destinations by providing vehicles and service to leisure, business and local customers. It also offers special rates and discounts for groups, associations, corporations and state and local government agencies. The rental concept was established in 1974 with four locations in Florida. The Alamo Rent A Car brand is owned and operated by Vanguard Car Rental USA, a worldwide organization with more than 3,200 locations in 83 countries and a domestic fleet of more than 217,000 automobiles.