Thrifty Cures Spring Fever With Daily Drawings of Free Week’s Car Rental

TULSA, Okla., March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) , has a cure for spring fever with the launch of a new sweepstakes on http://www.thrifty.com/ . From March 13, 2006 through April 11, 2006, Thrifty will award daily prizes of a free week of car rental in the U.S. — up to 30 chances in all.

“It’s that time of year when everybody is ready to take advantage of the beautiful spring weather and hit the road,” said Brian Carpenter, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Advertising. “Thrifty wants to make it that much easier for 30 lucky people who will win a free week of car rental from Thrifty. And for those who don’t win, they can rest assured they will always find Thrifty’s best rates on THRIFTY.com, guaranteed.”

No purchase is required to enter the sweepstakes, but winners must be at least 21, a U.S. resident, have a valid U.S. driver’s license, and be able to meet certain car rental requirements.

To enter, visit http://www.thrifty.com/ and follow the sweepstakes entry instructions on the website. Winners of the 30 daily prizes will be randomly drawn from among all entries received by 5 p.m. CST that day. Non-winning entries remain eligible for future drawings. Each daily winner will receive one free week of car rental in the U.S., including economy, compact, mid-size, full size or minivan, subject to availability and certain blackout periods. All taxes, fuel, optional insurance coverage and any other incidental charges are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner must possess a credit card in their own name. Entries are limited to one per person. Additional details about the contest are available online at http://www.thrifty.com/ .

Thrifty Car Rental is the first in the car rental industry to launch a “Best Rate Guarantee.” The company guarantees that the lowest published online rate for Thrifty Car Rental can only be found on THRIFTY.com. If customers find a better Thrifty rate anywhere else on the web, the company will match the rate plus take an additional 10 percent discount off. For details, visit http://www.thrifty.com/specials/BRG.aspx .

Thrifty Car Rental is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Together with its corporately-owned locations and those of its franchise owners, the Thrifty Car Rental brand serves value-conscious travelers from more than 1,100 locations in 64 countries.

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