SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

September 20, 2007 15:38 ET

Hertz Launches Hourly Rental Program in Boston, Offering 'No Strings' Short-Term Rental Options Starting at $12 an Hour

PARK RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - From witch hunting in Salem to a historical stroll through picturesque Concord; from a fine Italian dinner in the North End to shopping in Chestnut Hill, countless Boston area attractions are now within easier reach with the introduction of "Hertz Hourly Rentals," available at Hertz's Boston Park Plaza location (30 Park Plaza) location. With no fuel charge, no application fees and no fees for cancelling or changing a reservation, Hertz Hourly Rentals are truly the easiest way to rent a car on an hourly basis. As with all Hertz rentals, Hertz Hourly Rentals also include unlimited mileage and 24-hour Emergency Roadside Assistance.

"For small errands, quick daytrips, or even lugging groceries, sometimes a personal vehicle is simply the most convenient way to travel throughout the city," said Pete Smith, Hertz Regional Vice President, New England. "With the unveiling of Hertz Hourly Rentals in Boston, we're offering our customers the most convenient way to access a reliable rental vehicle -- with no strings, commitment or additional fees."

Hertz Hourly Rental rates start as low as $12.00 per hour and include one-year complimentary membership in Hertz #1 Club Gold, Hertz's top-rated membership program (a $50 value). Numerous vehicle models are available ranging from compact to midsize sedans, midsize SUV's and Hertz's recently launched Green Collection vehicles, featuring fuel-efficient, environmentally-friendly models. Add-on services such as EZ-Pass tag rentals, additional drivers, child seats, and other optional services are also available on Hertz hourly rentals.

Hertz Hourly Rentals can be reserved* by calling 877-262-3539.

About Hertz

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 7,800 locations in 145 countries worldwide. Hertz is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 69 major airports in Europe, operating both corporate and licensee locations in cities and airports in North America, Europe, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the Company has licensee locations in cities and airports in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz #1 Club Gold®, NeverLost® customized, onboard navigation systems, SIRIUS** Satellite Radio, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the company's Prestige, Fun and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. Hertz also operates one of the world's largest equipment rental businesses, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, offering a diverse line of equipment to customers ranging from major industrial companies to local contractors and consumers through more than 360 branches in the United States, Canada, France and Spain.

*Hertz Boston Hourly Rentals cannot be reserved online at

** SIRIUS is a registered trademark of SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Inc.

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