Dollar Rent A Car Charges Into the Future….

Celebrates 40 Years By Giving Away a New, 2006 Dodge Charger & Other Prizes

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Today through September 30, 2005, Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) , will celebrate 40 years of service by awarding one lucky sweepstakes winner a new 2006 Dodge Charger; another lucky winner a five-day/four-night trip for four to Orlando; and 40 daily winners each receiving 75,000 miles under the Delta SkyMiles(R) program.

Dollar Rent A Car was founded in 1965 in Los Angeles under the name “Dollar-A-Day Rent-A-Car” with one location, six Volkswagen Beetles and a philosophy to provide the public with a combination of the best service available in the industry, at the most competitive prices possible. Today, Dollar has more than 535 worldwide locations in 25 countries, and a fleet of more than 85,000 vehicles.

Customers may enter the “40th Anniversary Sweepstakes” one of three ways: 1) By visiting , home of Dollar’s lowest rates, and completing and submitting the online registration form; 2) by mailing a 3×5 card with the customer’s name, full street address, telephone number and e-mail address to “40th Anniversary Sweepstakes”, Dollar Rent A Car, Inc., MS 9W1, P.O. Box 35250, Tulsa, OK, 74153-0250, and 3) each customer who rents and picks up a Dollar rental at participating Dollar locations between Aug. 22 and Sept. 30, 2005, will receive one automatic entry. For complete details and the official rules, log onto .

The five-day/four-night trip for four to Orlando includes airfare, car rental, deluxe hotel accommodations, and a $500 voucher redeemable at Orlando’s Official Visitor Center for tickets to exciting Orlando theme parks including the Walt Disney World(R) Resort, Universal Orlando(R) Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando.

“We’d like to thank our customers for 40 great years of patronage by giving away some fabulous prizes,” said Brian Carpenter, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Advertising. “It may be our 40th Anniversary, but we’d like to include our customers by giving them the chance to win a lot of great prizes this fall. We’d like them to help us celebrate Dollar, its history and bright future.”

* No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes open to all legal residents of the United States, twenty-one (21) years of age or older by promotion end date. For official rules, log onto .

About Dollar Rent A Car

Dollar has more than 535 worldwide locations in 25 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, including more than 250 in the United States. Dollar serves the value-conscious traveler and is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Okla.

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