Car Rental Florida and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Talk about a comeback! When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered the NFL in 1976, they lost 26 consecutive games. This record setting streak made the Buccaneers the only team in NFL history to have a winless season. After more than two decades in the league, the Buccaneers finally became a force to be reckoned with. In 2002, the teams forth consecutive playoff appearance, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers captured the teams first Super Bowl Championship. Since then, under the guidance of head coach Jon Gruden, the Buccaneers have been a hard ticket to come by for car rental Florida customers. With current stars such as Ronde Barder and Jeff Garcia in the lineup, the Buccaneers are sure to be a force in the NFL this coming season.
- The Buccaneers home, Raymond James Stadium features a pirate ship, talking parrot, and two massive video boards measuring 24 feet in height and 92 feet across
- Team owner Malcolm Glazer also owns the famed Manchester United soccer team
- Losing to Tampa Bay is thought to be a curse. No team that has lost to the Buccaneers in the regular season has gone on to win the Super Bowl.
- Star cornerback Ronde Barber has an identical twin brother Tiki, who is the New York Giants all-time leader in rushing and receptions
- Head coach Jon Gruden became the youngest coach in NFL history to win a Super Bowl title at the age of 39
This Stadium has it all
Take part in the best football atmosphere in America. When the Raymond James Stadium opened in 1998, it was thought of as the crown jewel of the NFL. Ten years later, the Stadium is still the place to be on your Continental car rental Florida vacation. Seating 66,000 spectators, the crowd at Raymond James Stadium is like having an extra player on the field. You will feel the excitement throughout the entire game. If you're looking to pick up a bite to eat or some Buccaneer merchandise, you won't have to worry about the long lines. Raymond James Stadium has over 600 food, beverage, and merchandise sale points. As well, every corporation knows that along with your Continental car rental Florida, the only way to make a true impression is with one of the stadiums luxury suites.
Is that a Pirate ship?
As a wave of Buccaneer fans cheer their team on, a giant pirate ship appears at the north end of the stadium. This may sound ridiculous, but it is actually Buccaneer Cove. Constructed to give Raymond James Stadium a personality of it's own, Buccaneer Cove is a 103 foot long pirate ship that is a must see on your car rental Florida vacation. The pirate ship includes souvenir and concession stands and cost 3 million dollars to build. If you aren't impressed yet, after every Buccaneers touchdown, the ship, which is equipped with 8 cannons, releases smoke and launches mini-footballs, confetti, and other Buccaneers merchandise into the stands.
Do your best to find a ticket
Whatever you do, don't pass up your chance to see a Buccaneers game. With such loyal fans, all Buccaneer home games are sold out to season ticket holders. Although hard to come by, you may be able to find the odd ticket online. If you are one of the lucky few who can find a ticket, don't let this car rental Florida opportunity pass you by. Raymond James Stadium is located at One Buccaneer Place just of I-275 and has ample parking for every car rental Florida customer.