SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

October 06, 2005 12:43 ET

It's a OnePass® Mile Bonanza

Hertz and Continental Airlines Team Up to Give Away 5.2 million OnePass Miles!

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 6, 2005 -- The Hertz Corporation and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) are giving away 50,000 OnePass bonus miles once a week, every week through July 29, 2007. Customers booking a Hertz rental car on and who complete that rental, will automatically be qualified to win. To enter the sweepstakes, customers only need to register once on Continental's website at, using Promotion Code 57076.

" is a great source for great rates on Continental flights and Hertz car rentals commented Frank Camacho, Staff Vice President, Marketing for Hertz. "By giving one winner each week the chance to win 50,000 OnePass bonus miles, enough for 2 domestic round-trip Standard Reward tickets, we're making it fun and rewarding to book Hertz cars at"

Each completed rental earns one entry in the sweepstakes and all rentals must be completed by July 29, 2007. Customers may also enter the sweepstakes by mail, by printing their name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, if any, and age on a 3" x 5" piece of paper. Mail it in a hand-addressed envelope to: The Hertz 50,000 OnePass Mile Giveaway, PO Box 3011, Rogers, MN 55374-3011. Mailed in entries must be postmarked by July 29, 2007 and received by close of business on August 7, 2007. The Hertz 50,000 OnePass Mile Giveaway is open only to legal residents of one of the United States and who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.

Hertz has a long history of providing landmark choices for customers with industry firsts such as the option of reserving a car by brand and model (rather than merely car class), available at more than 24 major US airports and Hertz Covered Return Centers that protect renters from the elements as they return their vehicles. Known for quality, dependability, and customer service, Hertz also offers NeverLost® in-car navigation system, child seat installation with its Buckle Up Baby car seat program, Hertz #1 Club expedited rental service, and free pick up and return within a geographical area on Hertz Prestige Collection and Hertz Local Edition (suburban locations) rentals.

Continental Airlines is the world's sixth-largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 3,100 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 150 domestic and 131 international destinations, more than any other carrier in the world. Nearly 400 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines, which include Aeromexico, Air France/KLM, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. With 41,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 56 million passengers per year. Continental consistently earns awards and critical acclaim for both its operation and its corporate culture.

For the second consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine named Continental the No. 1 Most Admired Global Airline on its 2005 list of Most Admired Global Companies. Continental was also included in the publication's annual "Top 50" list, which ranks all companies, across a wide variety of industries, that appear in the Global Most Admired Companies issue. Continental again won major awards at the 2005 OAG Airline of the Year Awards including "Airline of the Year" and "Best Airline Based in North America" for the second consecutive year, and "Best Executive/Business Class" for the third consecutive year. Continental has been named for eight consecutive years to Hispanic Magazine's list of "100 Best Companies for Hispanics" (1998-2005). For more company information, visit

Hertz operates from more than 7400 locations in more than 150 countries.

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    The Hertz Corporation
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