Hertz And AAA Offer Customers Winter Driving Safety Tips
Hertz and Longtime Partner, AAA, Provide Helpful Guidelines for Safe Driving When Traveling This Winter
Nov 19, 2014
ESTERO, Fla., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays and winter weather season fast approaching, The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), and longtime partner, AAA, have teamed up to provide customers with helpful driving tips for safe travel during winter-weather conditions.
"Along with our partners at AAA, our top priority is customer safety, which is why we've come together to give travelers a helpful list of things to remember when driving during snowy, slushy and icy weather," said Dan Flynn, Hertz Senior Vice President, North America Rent a Car Operations. "Since it can be hard to anticipate the conditions you may encounter while driving this winter, particularly in an unfamiliar area, it is always important to be prepared for any hazardous or unexpected weather."
If you're traveling in an area with potentially snowy or icy roads, the following tips may come in handy:
"Winter car care and driving safety tips can sometimes be forgotten or even unfamiliar to people who don't drive in snowy, icy conditions on a regular basis," commented Dr. William Van Tassel, AAA Manager of Driver Training Programs. "Through our partnership with Hertz, we're not only happy to share member discounts on rentals but also these quick tips for those renting vehicles this holiday season in areas where inclement weather may occur."
Hertz and AAA have been partners for more than 30 years, providing AAA members a special package of savings available when renting from Hertz. Discounts for members are available on daily, weekly, weekend and monthly rates when including your designated AAA Discount Code (CDP#) in your reservation and presenting your membership card or Hertz Member Discount Card (CDP Card) at the time of rental. Benefits include:
*Member Satisfaction Guarantee – Hertz guarantees that the rate and car class, or a higher car class, will be available as reserved, and the vehicle will be clean and in good mechanical condition. Should a problem exist at time of vehicle pick-up, customer should notify the Rental Representative prior to leaving the rental location and it will be corrected. (U.S. & Canada rentals).
The Hertz Corporation operates the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly car rental brands in approximately more than 11,500 corporate and licensee locations throughout 145 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car rental brand with more than 1,400 airport locations in the U.S. and a presence at more than 250 international airports. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Family, Fun, Green and Prestige Collections set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car rental business and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. The company also owns Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), one of the largest equipment rental businesses with more than 340 locations worldwide offering a diverse line of equipment and tools for rent and sale. HERC primarily serves the construction, industrial, oil, gas, entertainment and government sectors. For more information about Hertz, visit: www.hertz.com.
As North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 54 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation
For further information: Lark-Marie Anton, Hertz Public Relations, (239) 249-0734, firstname.lastname@example.org