Hertz Becomes First Car Rental Company To Introduce Mobile Wi-Fi Units In Australia

  Hertz Becomes First Car Rental Company To Introduce Mobile Wi-Fi Units In

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, Nov. 5, 2012

LONDON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the
world's largest general use car rental brand, has introduced a portable Wi-Fi
service in Australia in a first for the country's car rental industry. Hertz
has introduced pocket-sized 3G units for rent to enable customers to connect
to the internet from anywhere in Australia for a fraction of the cost of
mobile roaming or hotel internet charges.

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The launch builds on the success of the company's mobile Wi-Fi program in New
Zealand, UK, Spain and the Canary Islands.

The portable WiFi units can be rented from Hertz's airport locations in
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin and Cairns. The
rechargeable Wi-Fi units offer secure, high speed internet coverage for up to
five hours and a generous daily data limit of 150 megabytes, enabling business
and leisure travellers, both domestic and international, to stay connected
throughout their journey in Australia. Units come with a USB cable for easy

For business travellers, the mobile Wi-Fi units enable email connections and
ongoing contact with the office, customers or family at home, as well as
enabling simultaneous connection of up to five devices including laptop
computers, smart phones and tablets. The Wi-Fi units make it easy for leisure
travelers to stay in touch with friends and family, providing the ability to
upload photos or videos or to converse via Skype, while also allowing multiple
users to connect at the same time.

Priced at just AUD$12.00 per day plus tax, the new units can reduce global
roaming data charges by up to 90 per cent, while cutting by up to half the
daily charges which apply for internet access in hotel rooms. Telephone
calling costs can be reduced significantly by using Skype through the mobile
Wi-Fi connection, while social media or online news can be accessed easily
without large data charges.

Hertz has partnered with technology company IDataRoam International Limited to
provide the mobile Wi-Fi service, which is already being used successfully in
New Zealand. Hertz customers can easily purchase additional data volume online
from IDataRoam at www.idataroam.com if required.

About Hertz

Hertz is the world's largest general use car rental company, operating from
over 8,650 corporate locations in 150 countries worldwide. Hertz is in its
93rd year of delivering quality car rental solutions to leisure and corporate
customers. Product and service innovations such as Hertz #1 Club Gold,
Worldwide Online Check-in, specially designed NeverLostĀ® satellite navigation
systems, and unique cars offered through the company's Prestige, Family,
Fun/Adrenaline and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition.
For more information please go to www.hertz.com

About IDataRoam International Limited

IDataRoam International Limited was founded by three young New Zealand
entrepreneurs and is funded by interests associated with Stephen Tindall's
KIWI investment fund. IDataRoam provides data roaming solutions both in New
Zealand and globally. Visit www.idataroam.com .

CONTACT (U.S.) : Paula Rivera+1-(201)-307-2824 privera@hertz.com

CONTACT (International) : Zoe White+44-1895-553-887 zoewhite@hertz.com

Website: http://www.hertz.com
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