LONDON - July 7, 2014 // PRNewswire // - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, has entered into a two year partnership with airberlin to offer travellers exclusive offers and special car rental rates at all 171 airline's destinations around the world. The move follows Hertz's successful and ongoing affiliation with airberlin's frequent flier program topbonus. As a result of the new agreement, the airline's customers will have seamless access to Hertz's innovative products and services during the online flight booking process as well as from multiple touch points on the airberlin website.
To celebrate Hertz becoming a Premier Partner, airberlin will provide customers who book a car with Hertz with two 10€ flight vouchers available from www.hertz.de/airberlin and on the vehicles' mirror hangers in Germany. In addition, Hertz will offer airberlin's customers discounts between 5% and 20% in rentals made before 30th July * for pick ups until 31th December 2014 in selected European countries. Terms and conditions apply for both promotions.
Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "We have been a partner of airberlin's successful frequent flier program for 10 years and this agreement is the natural step that cements our relationship. We are proud to partner with one of Europe's leading airlines and to offer its customers our distinctive products, including Hertz's unique Collections and, at selected locations, our gold service for Gold Plus Rewards' members. The airline's passengers can be rest assured that when they travel to any one of the airberlin's destinations Hertz will be there to help them complete the journey in the fastest, easiest and most rewarding way."
Andre Rahn, Senior Vice President Marketing, airberlin, said: "We are excited to have been able to bring Hertz, the world's leading car rental business, on board as a Premium Partner. Flight passengers flying on airberlin's international route network will benefit from the new partnership, as they can now take advantage of Hertz's offers at practically every one of our airports."
Further information, upcoming promotions, bookings and full terms and conditions are available from hertz.de/airberlin.
Notes to editors:
- 10€ flight voucher per person per flight
- Booking period: 1st July – 31st August 2014
- Travel period 1st October 2014 - 31st March 2015
- Valid for all worldwide flights of the airberlin group.
- Vouchers can be redeemed against the net fare, excluding tax, fees and kerosene fees.
- Redemption to be made at airberlin.com/coupon
- 5%, 10% and 20% discounts available for rentals in Austria, Benelux, France, Germany (airports), Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
- Discounts can vary depending on rental length, car group etc.
- * Booking period 1st - 30th July 2014. Austria and Switzerland: 1st July - 17th August 2014. Germany: 1st July – 30th August 2014.
- Pick up period: 1st July - 31th December 2014, varying depending on the discount and the location.
- Full terms and conditions available from hertz.de/airberlin.
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands from approximately 11,555 corporate and licensee locations in about 145 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 10,090 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 145 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,400 corporate and franchise locations in approximately 75 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 130 major airports in Europe.
Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Dream, Family, Fun, Green and Prestige Collections also set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car rental business and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. The Company also owns a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services. More information about the company can be found at www.abouthertz.com.
airberlin is one of the leading airlines in Europe and flies to 171 destinations worldwide each year. The second largest airline in Germany carried more than 31.5 million passengers in 2013. airberlin offers a global route network through its strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, which has a 29.21% share in airberlin, and through membership of the oneworld® airline alliance. The airline with the award-winning service operates codeshare flights worldwide with 18 airlines. The fleet has an average age of five years and is among the most modern and eco-efficient in Europe.
SOURCE Hertz Corporation