Austin, TX, February 15, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental, subsidiaries of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG), recently expanded their rental offerings in Central Texas to include minivans that will fully meet the transportation needs of physically-challenged customers. Through the franchise in both the Austin and Killeen-Fort Hood airport locations, Dollar and Thrifty continue to be on the forefront of the U.S. car rental industry in offering the convenient rental of fully-equipped handicap-accessible minivans.
The Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) Dollar and Thrifty locations now have 2011 model year Chrysler Town & Country handicap-accessible minivans available. Each van is equipped with wheelchair ramps, drop down service for ground-level access, hand controls, removable seats for accessible driving with a wheel chair and all other options that will meet the requirements of drivers with a physical handicap.
"Over the years we have received many requests for these types of vehicles and are now proud to make the rental experience at our locations much friendlier to the needs of physically-challenged customers," said Monty Merrill, owner of the Austin and Killeen-Fort Hood locations. "We are thrilled to extend our services to meet all varieties of our budget-conscious customers' needs, including those requiring handicap-accessible transportation."
"The new minivans in our Austin and Killeen-Fort Hood fleets will provide maximum comfort and complete ease-of-use while continuing to afford the ultimate value for customers that the Dollar and Thrifty brands consistently provide. The 2011 Town & Country vans now available include all features needed to make it fully equipped and user-friendly for customers with a physical handicap," Merrill continued.
The 2011 Chrysler Town & Country minivans are currently available for rental and can be reserved by calling the Dollar and Thrifty locations in the Austin Bergstrom International Airport 512) 530-6811 and the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport at 254) 501-6120. For more information about Thrifty Car Rental, visit www.thrifty.com and for information on Dollar Rent A Car, visit www.dollar.com.
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. ("the Company") is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Driven by the mission "Value Every Time," the Company's brands, Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, serve value-conscious travelers in over 80 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have over 600 corporate and franchised locations in the United States and Canada, operating in virtually all of the top U.S. and Canadian airport markets. The Company's approximately 6,000 employees are located mainly in North America, but global service capabilities exist through an expanding international franchise network. For additional information, visit www.dtag.com or the brand sites at www.dollar.com and www.thrifty.com.