Hertz recruited as Official Vehicle Hire Supplier for Rugby League World Cup 2013

 Hertz recruited as Official Vehicle Hire Supplier for Rugby League World Cup

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, Feb. 25, 2013

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the
world's largest general car use brand, has signed with Rugby League World Cup
2013 (RLWC2013) as their Official Vehicle Hire Supplier. Hertz will provide a
fleet of cars to carry players and officials between the tournament's matches
and vans for moving equipment such as players' kit. In addition, a specially
branded Hertz van will transport the iconic Rugby League World Cup trophy as
it visits clubs, schools and landmarks in all of RLWC2013's host communities
in the months running up to the competition. The RLWC2013 Hertz van has been
launched today with the help of international players Lee Briers, Tyrone
McCarthy, Richie Myler and Ben Westwood.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130225/NY65526 )

Michel Taride, President of Hertz International, said: "We're hugely excited
to be working in partnership with RLWC2013 as Official Vehicle Hire Supplier.
Pairing with such a dynamic and well-respected international organization was
a natural choice for us. As well as providing a fleet of cars and vans for
players and officials, Hertz will be supplying a special trophy vehicle to
make sure the all-important cup travels in style too."

RLWC2013 Commercial Manager, Rob Singleton, added: "We're really pleased to
have Hertz on board as the Official Vehicle Hire Supplier of RLWC2013. With 14
nations playing at 21 venues the vehicles that Hertz will provide us with will
effectively keep the tournament running. It's great news too that the
partnership starts right away with the specially-designed Trophy Tour vehicle
hitting the road to take the Rugby League World Cup trophy across the UK."

To celebrate the new partnership, Hertz and RLWC2013 are offering ticket
holders a 10% discount off basic car rental for all car groups booked in the
UK between now and November 30, 2013 for hire during the fixtures, which run
from October 26 to November 30, 2013. The special offer can be obtained simply
by visiting www.rlwc2013.com and entering the six digit discount code on
display. The 10% discount applies to time and mileage (base rental charges)
and all mandatory insurance and waivers that may be included in the base
rental charge. Hertz standard terms and conditions apply.

As part of the partnership, visitors to the RLWC2013 website (
www.rlwc2013.com ) will witness a homepage takeover by Hertz this week. The
Hertz brand will also be strongly profiled during the matches with large
perimeter boards and match day programme advertisements.

Returning to the UK for the first time since 2000, the competition is hosted
by England and Wales, and competing nations include Australia, France,
Ireland, Italy, the USA and current champions, New Zealand. The tournament is
also widely acknowledged as an addition to Great Britain's bid for a 'Golden
Decade' of British sport, alongside events such as the 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the 2013 Champions League Final, and the 2014 Ryder Cup.

The RLWC2013 alliance is the latest addition to Hertz's international sports
portfolio, with existing partnerships including The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis
Championships, British MotoGP, West Bromwich Albion FC, the New Zealand
International Sevens Rugby Tournament, and Melbourne Football Club.

About Hertz

The Hertz Corporation ( www.hertz.com ) operates its car rental business
through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands from approximately 10,400
corporate, licensee and franchisee locations 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, operating from
approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee locations in 150 countries. Hertz
is the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major
airports in Europe. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and
franchisee locations in 80 countries.

Hertz is in its 94th 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 NeverLost®
satellite navigation systems, and unique cars offered through the company's
Prestige, Family, Fun/Adrenaline and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from
the competition.

About the Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup 2013 will be a true celebration of International Rugby
League. With matches across England, Wales, Ireland and France, and 14 teams
competing for the right to call themselves World Champions, RLWC2013 is set to
be the biggest global spectacle ever seen by the sport. 55% of tickets are
priced at £20 or less and are available to buy online: www.rlwc2013.com

Hertz Press Contacts Luke CampbellKetchum T: +44 (0) 207 611 3735 E:

Nicola HanleyKetchum T: +44 (0) 207 611 3597 E: nicola.hanley@ketchum.com

Website: http://www.hertz.com
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