Advantage Rent A Car's website ranked for top performance

          Advantage Rent A Car's website ranked for top performance

PR Newswire

RIDGELAND, MS, Dec. 23, 2013

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN

RIDGELAND, MS,  Dec.  23, 2013  /PRNewswire/  - FRANCHISE  SERVICES  OF  NORTH 
AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V) announces that Advantage Rent A
Car has been  named a  top performer  for their  travel website  per a  recent 
analysis conducted by Compuware Benchmarks. USA TODAY requested the  analysis, 
which ranked the performances of travel websites the first 10 months of 2013.

Today's article in USA TODAY stated, "Compuware measured their performances by
conducting hundreds of thousands  of tests from tens  of thousands of  desktop 
computers in the USA, as well as  mobile tests at the company's test  centers. 
Websites were ranked based on three criteria: home-page response (or  loading) 
time, availability  and consistency."  Advantage's website  was named  a  best 
performer for desktop use. "Among  car-rental companies, Advantage —  probably 
the least-known  brand among  those  monitored by  Compuware  — had  the  best 
average response time at 5.261 seconds."

We have made  our investment in  the digital space  a priority. The  Advantage 
website was designed without content  overload, providing the users quick  and 
easy navigation through the site while  placing their reservations. It is  our 
top priority that the Advantage site is viewer-friendly with clear and concise
messaging.  The  key  to  the  success  of  the  site  is  due  to  a  strong 
collaboration between our IT and marketing departments.

USA TODAY also reported that "Advantage's mobile site had the fastest response
time — 4.712 seconds — of any other mobile travel website and is ranked No.  1 
in performance among auto-rental companies."

About FSNA

FSNA is a  publicly traded  company listed on  the TSX  Venture Exchange.  The 
Company and its subsidiaries own the  following brands: Advantage Rent A  Car, 
U-Save Car  & Truck  Rental®  ("U-Save"), U-Save  Car Sales,  Rent-A-Wreck  of 
Canada, PractiCar, Auto Rental Resource Center ("ARRC"), Xpress Rent A Car and
Peakstone Financial Services.

The Company operates the Advantage car rental brand at 72 corporate  locations 
in 33 states including airport locations  servicing 60 of the top 70  airports 
across the United States. Advantage is the fourth largest independent rental
car company in the United States.

U-Save, together with its subsidiary  ARRC, has over 900 locations  throughout 
the United States and is one  of North America's largest franchise car  rental 
companies. U-Save  currently  services  19 airport  markets  in  13  different 
states.  Although  primarily  based  in  the  United  States,  U-Save  has  18 
international locations in Mexico, Greece, the Middle East, Latin America, and
the Caribbean.

Practicar Systems Inc. owns the rights to the Rent-A-Wreck® and the PractiCar®
trademarks for all of Canada. The  Rent-A-Wreck® system operates a network  of 
61 franchise locations  from coast-to-coast  in Canada, providing  a range  of 
vehicle rental, leasing and sales options to its customers. The  Rent-A-Wreck® 
system has been in continuous operation in Canada since 1976.

Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements made in  this news release  are forward-looking in  nature, 
including statements concerning the ability  of Simply Wheelz to complete  its 
sale transaction  with Catalyst  and the  time  at which  such sale  might  be 
completed. The words  "may", "could", "should",  "would", "expect",  "intend", 
"estimate", "anticipate",  "believe",  or "outlook"  and  similar  expressions 
often identify forward-looking information.  By their nature,  forward-looking 
statements require FSNA to make assumptions and are subject to inherent  risks 
and uncertainties.  The  forward-looking  statements contained  in  this  news 
release are based on  certain key expectations and  assumptions made by  FSNA, 
including with respect  to its  ability to  complete a  sale transaction  with 
Catalyst and the  time at which  such sale might  be completed. Although  FSNA 
believes that the  expectations and assumptions  on which the  forward-looking 
statements are based are  reasonable, undue reliance should  not be placed  on 
the forward-looking statements because  FSNA can give  no assurance that  they 
will prove to be correct. These forward-looking statements also involve  known 
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other  factors that may cause the  actual 
results, performance or  achievements of  FSNA to differ  materially from  the 
anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed  or 
implied  by  such  forward-looking  statements.  Such  factors  include  risks 
discussed  in  the  section  entitled  "Risk  Factors"  in  FSNA's  management 
information circular  dated  March 28,  2013  filed with  Canadian  securities 
regulators. If  any  such risks  actually  occur, they  could  materially  and 
adversely  affect  FSNA's   business,  financial  condition   or  results   of 
operations. FSNA's forward-looking statements are qualified in their  entirety 
by these cautionary  statements. In addition,  the forward-looking  statements 
are made only as of the date of  this news release, and except as required  by 
applicable securities law,  FSNA undertakes no  obligation to publicly  update 
these forward-looking statements to reflect new information, subsequent events
or otherwise.

  Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that
     term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
         responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Franchise Services of North America Inc.

Contact:

For further information on FSNA or any of its operating subsidiaries please
contact:
Thomas P. McDonnell, III
Franchise Services of North America Inc.
(601) 713-4333
 
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