SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

May 26, 2005 16:22 ET

Hertz Unveils Premiere Summer DVD Promotion: 'On-Board Entertainment' Now Playing on Family Vacations

Program Offers $25 Off DVD-Equipped Vehicles*

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 26, 2005 -- Parents may never again hear the battle cry of kids and backseat drivers everywhere: "Are we there yet?"

The Hertz Corporation today announced a summer DVD promotion that promises to make family vacations even more entertaining, offering customers $25 off any weekly rental of its range of DVD-equipped vehicles. Available June 1 through September 5, 2005 (Labor Day), this promotion is offered with no blackout date restrictions*.

Hertz offers among the most DVD-equipped vehicles in the car rental industry -- a selection of some 9,000+ vehicles, featuring Ford Freestar Minivans, Expeditions and Excursions.

For this summer's most memorable road trips, travelers need only bring their favorite DVD's to keep passengers focused on enjoyment -- and not just on the road ahead.

"Many travelers appreciate new ways to keep family and friends entertained while driving on vacations, and this value program is designed to encourage consumers to experience 'on-board entertainment' the whole family can enjoy," remarked Frank Camacho, Staff Vice President, Marketing, The Hertz Corporation. "Families planning a vacation this summer will also value the new, spacious, comfortable vehicles featured in our DVD-equipped fleet."

To receive the $25 savings, customers must mention Promotion Code (PC) #: 969275 at time of reservation. For reservations or more information, consumers and travel agents can visit the company on the Web at www.hertz.com or call Hertz toll-free at 1-800-654-3131.

Hertz operates from more than 7,400 locations in more than 150 countries.

** Through December 31, 2005, all 2005 Hertz dollars-off coupons are good all the time, with no blackout dates, for rentals at all corporately-owned airport and suburban locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The no blackout dates policy applies to all non-expired Hertz dollars-off certificates for the applicable date span of the coupon.

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