SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

The Hertz Corporation

March 02, 2010 16:15 ET

Great Manhattan Rates, and Free Gas Too

Rent a Midsize Car for $79 a Day in Manhattan and Hertz Will Throw in a Free Tank of Gas

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  Customers renting a midsize car from Hertz (NYSE: HTZ) any day of the week in Manhattan between now and April 30, 2010 will receive a low rate of $79 per day along with a free tank of gas. For compact cars, the rental rate is $74 per day and full size cars are $84 per day.

Rental pickups are available in any of Hertz's 14 Manhattan locations and can be returned to any Manhattan location as well as the three area airports -- Newark International Airport, LaGuardia International Airport, and JFK International Airport. 

Available on rentals picked up through April 30, 2010, customers must request Rate Code (RQ) "FUEL" at time of booking. These rates cannot be combined with any other promotion, offer or discount and are subject to availability. Holiday and other blackout periods apply and standard rental conditions and return restrictions must be met. 

The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ), is the world's largest general use car rental brand operating from approximately 8,100 locations in 146 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 42 major airports in Europe, operating both corporate and licensee locations in cities and airports in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the Company has licensee locations in cities and airports in Africa and the Middle East. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz #1 Club Gold®, NeverLost® customized, onboard navigation systems, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Prestige, Fun and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. The Company also operates the global car sharing club, Connect by Hertz, in New York City, Berlin, London, Madrid and Paris. Additionally, Hertz operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, offering a diverse line of equipment, including tools and supplies, as well as new and used equipment for sale, to customers ranging from major industrial companies to local contractors and consumers from approximately 330 branches in the United States, Canada, China, France and Spain.

To make car rental reservations or for more information, customers can call their travel agent, or call Hertz toll-free at 1-800-654-3131. Information and reservations are also available on the web at www.hertz.com. For information on Hertz Equipment Rental, visit the company on the web at www.hertzequip.com.