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Advantage Rent A Car

March 11, 2010 16:03 ET

Advantage Rent A Car Expands in Texas With Value Priced Car Rentals

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - March 11, 2010) -  Advantage Rent a Car has announced the openings of three new locations in Texas: Dallas, El Paso, and Houston. The new locations join Austin and San Antonio as Advantage expands its network in Texas. With the new openings, Advantage will be operating from 22 locations nationwide.

"Advantage has had a presence in the Texas marketplace for more than 30 years and we're proud to expand the brand in this critically important travel market," said Mark P. Frissora, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Hertz Corporation. "Advantage's commitment to car rental customers is to provide low cost, quality rentals at key leisure destinations across the United States."

Texas is the second largest state in the country, both in area and population. According to the Texas Tourism statistics, the tourism industry ranks among the leading industries in Texas with approximately $17 billion revenue generated from travel related activities.

In addition to the locations in Texas, other Advantage locations include: Albuquerque, Atlanta, Colorado Springs, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle, and Tucson.

Advantage provides travelers with clean and easy car transportation for a fraction of the cost of traditional car rental companies. Locations are situated in key leisure destinations across the U.S., and offer customers quality cars at affordable prices. Reservations can be made at the company's website, www.advantage.com, via all major online travel agencies and through traditional travel agents.

Advantage offers customers a variety of vehicle types, from Economy to Full-size cars, plus SUVs and Minivans. Customers can also select additional options at the Advantage counter, including child seats, portable GPS units, and insurance/waiver options. Once this is complete, a vehicle is assigned and the rental transaction is completed. 

Products and services offered by Advantage include:

  • A selection of popular well-maintained rental cars in a variety of sizes and types,
  • Available child seats in multiple sizes,
  • An array of Optional Insurance Products and Loss Damage Waiver offering protection for our customers, and
  • 24-hour Emergency Roadside Assistance.

Advantage Rent a Car, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), operates in 15 leisure markets throughout the United States. Purchased by Hertz Global Holdings on April 9, 2009, Advantage targets the value conscious consumer, offering a variety of cars -- from Economy to Full-size cars plus SUV's and Minivans -- at affordable prices. For more information, visit the company online at www.advantage.com or call the company toll-free at 800-777-5500.