SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

March 21, 2005 12:06 ET

Drive Out of Florida With Hertz and Save Big

Prices Start at Just $9.99 per Day

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2005 -- Whether heading home for the spring and summertime or following the good weather north, travelers driving out of Florida this spring can rent from Hertz for as little as $9.99 a day under the Company's Florida Drive Out Program. With unlimited mileage and no drop-off charge, the Hertz Florida Drive Out Program is an inexpensive way to end a vacation or the winter in the Sunshine State.

The Florida Drive Out Program is available from April 1 through May 15, 2005. The program allows customers to rent an economy through full-size car, as well as SUVs and minivans, from 14 major Hertz airport locations in Florida and return the car to any participating corporately owned airport and suburban Hertz location in 26 states (see attached list for pickup locations and drop-off states). Rates are as follows:

Car Class               Daily Rate         Weekly Rate
Economy                   $9.99               $89.99
Compact                  $10.99               $94.99
Mid-size Car             $13.99               $98.99
Special Sporty           $15.99              $104.99
Full-size Car            $17.99              $109.99
Premium Car              $34.99              $169.99
Minivan                  $44.99              $190.99
SUV                      $44.99              $190.99
Program details include:

--  Customers must request Rate Code (RQ Code) 1WAY at time of booking.
--  Daily Rate Rentals minimum keep is 2 days with a maximum keep of 4 days.
--  Weekly Rate Rentals minimum keep is 5 days with a maximum keep of 14 days.
--  Rates are subject to change without notice and are subject to availability.
--  Florida Drive Out Program rates cannot be combined with any other
    promotion, offer or discount.
    
For reservations or more information, call Hertz toll-free at 1-800-631-3131 or visit the company on the web at www.hertz.com. Hertz operates from approximately 7,200 locations in more than 150 countries.

HERTZ FLORIDA DRIVE OUT

FLORIDA AIRPORT PICKUP LOCATIONS:

Daytona
Fort Lauderdale
Fort Walton
Jacksonville
Melbourne
Miami
Orlando
Panama City
Pensacola
Sanford
Sarasota
Tallahassee
Tampa
West Palm Beach
FLORIDA DRIVE OUT DROP-OFF STATES:

Cars may be dropped off at participating corporately owned airport or suburban locations in the following states:

Connecticut
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York (including Manhattan)
North Carolina*
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina*
Vermont
Virginia
Washington, DC
West Virginia
Wisconsin
* Note: select locations in North and South Carolina are participating in the Florida Drive Out Program. Please confirm at time of reservation if the intended drop-off location is participating in the Program.

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