SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

May 01, 2007 15:14 ET

There's Still Time to Save With Hertz's Florida 'Drive Out'

Hertz Offers Free Upgrades on One-Way Rentals From Florida to 45 Cities Nationwide for as Little as $5 per Day

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 1, 2007 -- Renters planning to drive out of the Sunshine State this spring can still score significant savings and free upgrades with Hertz's Florida "Drive Out" Program. Rates start as low as $5 per day for rentals booked and picked up now through June 30, 2007. In addition to these low rates, bookings made for economy through standard-size car classes before June 30, 2007 include an optional complimentary one car class upgrade up to a full-size vehicle. A total of 45 drop-off locations nationwide are included in the promotion, including newly added locations throughout Texas and in New Orleans, Louisiana and Jackson, Mississippi.

The Florida Drive Out Program includes economy through premium cars, SUVs, and minivans, as well as unlimited mileage, and no drop-off charges.

     Car Class                Daily         Weekly
     *Economy                 $5.00         $19.99
     *Compact                 $7.99         $29.99
     *Intermediate            $9.99         $59.99
     *Standard               $12.99         $77.99
     Full-Size               $14.99         $79.99
     Premium                 $19.99         $99.99
     SUV                     $29.99        $149.99
     Mid-Size SUV            $19.99         $99.99
     Minivan                 $29.99        $149.99

     *eligible for complimentary one car class upgrade with PC # 102071
To take advantage of the free upgrade for economy through standard car classes, Rate Code (RQ) "1WAY" and PC # 102071 must be included at time of reservation. To receive the promotional rates for all other car classes, simply mention Rate Code (RQ) "1WAY" at time of reservation. Daily rental rates are available on rentals of one to four days and weekly rental rates are available on rentals of five to fourteen days. Florida Drive Out rates cannot be combined with any other promotion, offer or discount and are subject to availability.

Hertz Florida Drive Out Pick Up Airport Locations:

Fort Lauderdale     Jacksonville     Orlando     West Palm Beach
Fort Myers          Miami            Tampa
Participating Destinations (Airport and Downtown/Off Airport locations)
Arizona           Maryland           New Jersey          Pennsylvania
  Phoenix           Baltimore          Newark              Philadelphia
  Tucson                                                   Pittsburgh
                  Massachusetts      New York
Colorado            Boston             Albany            Rhode Island
  Denver            Cambridge          Binghamton          Providence
                    Worcester          Buffalo
Connecticut                            New York City     Texas
  Groton          Michigan             Rochester           Austin
  Hartford          Detroit            Syracuse            Dallas
Illinois          Minnesota          North Carolina        San Antonio
  Chicago           Minneapolis        Raleigh
Kentucky          Mississippi        Ohio                  Salt Lake City
  Covington         Jackson            Cincinnati
  Louisville                           Cleveland         Vermont
                  Missouri             Dayton              Burlington
Louisiana           Kansas City
  New Orleans       Saint Louis      Oklahoma            Washington, D.C.
                                       Oklahoma City
Maine             New Hampshire        Tulsa
  Bangor            Lebanon
  Portland          Manchester
Hertz, the world's largest general use car rental brand, operates from approximately 7,600 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.

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 For information on Hertz Equipment Rental, visit the company on the web at

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