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Hertz gets customers off to a #HertzSuperStart with free Wi-Fi and other exclusive benefits in Europe

Hertz celebrates 100 year anniversary with complimentary “Go Anywhere” 4G internet connection and exclusive services via Hertz Connect portable device for qualifying rentals.

LONDON – Hertz Europe, part of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., has launched free, mobile Wi-Fi and other exclusive benefits for qualifying car rentals in more than 200 locations across Europe, in celebration of the company's one hundred year anniversary. The complimentary 4G Internet connection and other services such as free International calls of up to 30 minutes a day, translation tool, and city guides are provided via the Hertz Connect portable device, available from selected locations in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and the UK.

To enjoy the Hertz Connect services, customers from the U.S. and participating countries in Europe and Asia Pacific simply need to book their rental on the Hertz website as a Hertz Gold Plus Rewards member and spend a minimum of 250 U.S. dollars, euros or pounds.

Additionally, all members of the award-winning Hertz Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program can now cancel their rental up to two days ahead of pick-up without incurring any charge (terms and conditions apply). Other program perks include: ability to skip the counter in more than 50 airport branches worldwide, additional driver at no extra cost, 25% discount on child seats, reward points earned on every journey, and discounted rates all year round on Hertz website bookings.

Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "Hertz's journey to become the world's first global car rental company began with our launch in 1918. To celebrate our centenary we are now offering complimentary 'Go Anywhere' Wi-Fi in Europe with Hertz Connect, and other important benefits to ensure that our loyal customers also have a #HertzSuperStart every time they book qualifying rentals. From the beginning, we have been industry innovators and we will continue to create real service differentiation to give our customers new reasons to choose us. We look forward to sharing future #HertzSuperStart initiatives throughout the year."

The exclusive services provided via the new Hertz Connect portable unit include:

  • Unlimited 4G Internet connection across Europe
  • Ability to connect up to five devices
  • Up to 30 minutes of free international calls every day
  • Settings available in seven languages (English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish) and instant translation tool
  • Direct line to Hertz's customer care representatives
  • Access to tickets and discounts for events, shows and attractions wherever the customer is traveling to
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