Hertz Announces Discount Offers for European Travel

Free Car Class Upgrade; 20 Percent Off Prestige Collection Vehicles
PARK RIDGE, NJ — (MARKET WIRE) — 04/03/2006 — North Americans traveling in Europe this spring can take advantage of two special offers and the Hertz Affordable Europe program that make renting a Hertz vehicle even easier and less expensive.

Hertz is offering a free one car class upgrade on Affordable Europe rentals of compact through intermediate cars at participating locations in Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Valid through May 31, 2006, customers must reserve the larger vehicle, print out the “global traveler special offers” page from hertz.com and present the offer at the time of rental. The offer is available exclusively through hertz.com and Rate Code (RQ Code) WWDWEB must be entered at the time of reservation.

Hertz is also offering 20 percent off of a minimum five-day rental of vehicles in its European Prestige Collection, including the Range Rover, BMW 7 and 5 Series and Mercedes CLK. This discount offer is valid for vehicle pickups at participating locations in France, Germany and the United Kingdom through June 30, 2006. In order to receive this offer, Promotional Code (PC#) 982634 must be mentioned at time of reservation and the “global traveler special offers” page must be printed out from hertz.com and presented at the time of rental.

For further savings and value, Hertz’s 2006 Affordable Europe program offers U.S. and Canadian residents traveling to Europe:

– Flexible payment plans, including the option to lock-in and prepay in
U.S. or Canadian rates, or pay in local currency
– Inclusive rates with Theft Protection (TP) and Collision Damage Waiver
(CDW) available
– Free unlimited mileage
– Immediate confirmation of cars with automatic transmission in gateway
– Free drop-offs between major cities within the country of rental, with
the Rent-It-Here, Leave-It-There program
– Refunds on unused portions of prepaid vouchers and no fee for
– Instant return service to expedite vehicle drop-off, available in most
European cities.

“Hertz works to be the best option for customers renting abroad,” says Michael V. Garcia, Staff Vice President, Hertz International Sales and Marketing. “The Affordable Europe program and our other specials offer the services and value that customers appreciate and expect from Hertz.”
Affordable Europe customers can also take advantage of the wide range of Hertz services available in Europe, including:

– NeverLostĀ® in-car navigational system, available in 27 European
– 24-Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance
– Toll-free Affordable Europe Customer Helpline
– Free hotel delivery and collection within many European cities
– English-speaking personnel at Hertz locations
– Long-term rentals and chauffeur-drive programs available
– #1 Club GoldĀ® available at many European locations.

Affordable Europe is available at more than 2,000 Hertz locations in 36 countries.
The above mentioned offers are available at participating locations and are subject to availability. Reservations must be made from the U.S. at least eight hours prior to vehicle pick-up using the appropriate PC# or RQ Code. Minimum rental period for both offers is five days. Hertz standard driver and credit qualifications for the renting location apply and black out periods may apply.

To make reservations or for more information, customers can call their travel agent, or Hertz International Reservations toll-free at 1-800-654-3001. Information and reservations are also available on the web at www.hertz.com.

Hertz operates from 8,200 locations in approximately 150 countries.

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