NAPLES, Fla. - July 31, 2014 // PRNewswire // - The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) continues to add to its neighborhood market network with the opening of another 17 Hertz Local Edition locations in 13 states (listed below). These new locations are in addition to the approximately 80 neighborhood locations opened since January 2014, and more than 2,900 locations currently open across the U.S. The openings are part of a company-wide strategy to accelerate expansion in the off-airport, neighborhood car rental market servicing the replacement, leisure and business customers.
"It's imperative at Hertz that we are consistently expanding our network of neighborhood locations, especially in convenient suburban locations, such as auto repair shops," commented John Holt, Hertz Senior Vice President, Off Airport Operations. "We strive to provide our customers with the fastest and easiest car rental experience possible, and with more than 2,900 suburban locations nationwide, we continue to provide customers with a fast and easy rental experience, no matter where they are."
The off-airport segment is strategically critical for Hertz and the company is committed to developing new and expanded partnerships in the replacement market, offering customers pickup and delivery service, as well as growing leisure and business rentals.
Located in convenient, easy-to-reach locations, the openings provide Hertz customers with a full range of rental vehicles including compact through full-size cars and SUVs, and offers special weekend rates. Rentals are also eligible to earn Hertz Gold Plus Rewards points, the company's customer loyalty program that has a wide range of flexible reward options. Rewards include points that never expire, "Any Day" rewards that have no blackout periods, easy only redemption, and a wide variety of car rewards. Pickup and delivery service and direct billing to insurance companies are also available. In addition, as with all hertz corporate locations, vehicles are available for rental with unlimited mileage and all rate structures are honored, including one-way, inter-city rates.
The new openings are located in the following states:
District of Columbia
For more information about Hertz Local Edition locations and to find a location nearest you, visit www.hertz.com.
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.
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation