Dollar Rent A Car Launches Mobile App for Windows Phone
TULSA, Okla., Oct. 24, 2012
TULSA, Okla., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG), today announced the launch
of its app for Microsoft's Windows Phone. The Dollar Rent A Car app allows
customers to quickly and easily make, modify or cancel reservations at Dollar
locations worldwide while on the go.
"We are very excited about the release of our Dollar Rent A Car app for
Windows Phone," said Scott Thompson, Chairman, President and CEO, Dollar
Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. "As more customers turn to reserving travel
through their mobile devices, the new Windows Phone app aligns well with our
strategy to make booking our cars as convenient as possible. Now, Dollar
customers can reserve our rental cars through their Windows Phones from any
location at any time."
The unique Dollar Rent A Car app is customized for Windows Phone, built by the
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group team, migration.mobi and Microsoft. It is
designed for Windows Phone's panoramic viewing, helping users easily navigate
features and dive deeper into the application.
The app allows users to search rental locations nearby and has the ability to
alert them when they are within a predetermined range of a Dollar Rent A Car
location. It also provides a selection of deals customers can choose from to
begin their rental experiences. Additionally, the app securely stores existing
reservations and customer details so that renters can view them at any time or
reserve additional offerings such as a car seat or GPS.
The Dollar Rent A Car app is available for free download from the Windows
About Dollar Rent A Car
Together with its corporately-owned locations and those of its franchise
owners, Dollar Rent A Car has approximately 570 locations in 61 countries
including approximately 260 locations in the United States and Canada with a
significant presence also in the Caribbean and Latin America. Dollar serves
the value-conscious traveler and is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive
Group, Inc., headquartered in Tulsa, Okla. For additional information,
visit: www.dollar.com or www.dtag.com.
SOURCE Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.
Contact: Charlie Coniglio, VP, eCommerce. Global Distribution, Marketing and
Advertising, +1-918-669-3087, Charlie.Coniglio@dtag.com
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