Hertz Debuts A Redesigned And Improved Mobile App
PARK RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 21, 2014
PARK RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --To continue streamlining the
car rental process, The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) launched the newest
version of its mobile app, now available on iTunes. This version of the app
features a new, modern redesign, along with several new features to provide
customers with a convenient travel experience, including the ability to access
the app in airplane mode to reschedule and update rentals while on the move,
and to help customers Travel at the Speed of Hertz – anywhere, anytime.
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"We listen closely to the feedback customers provide us. They wanted a new and
improved app and we delivered," said Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer. "At Hertz we strive to make the rental experience as
fast, easy and enjoyable as possible, and our new innovations and
technologies, including the redesigned mobile app, are just the start of
what's to come."
The updated app, built to harness each mobile device's available screen size,
includes faster reservations and persistent log in. Bookings are much quicker
with the new update, so there's no need to switch over to the Hertz website to
book your vehicle or log in for every reservation. Enhanced location search
options are also now available – now it's easy to find a location around the
corner or across the country, wherever and whenever you need a car.
Additional features in this new version:
oLogin once and stay logged in
oEnhanced location search options
oWorks in airplane mode
oFuture reservation information at your fingertips
oFresh look & feel
The updates also include the same great features of the previous app,
oQuick access to Roadside Assistance
oSave your Member ID for speedy booking
oFind nearby locations
Hertz is committed to providing its customers speed, ease and value with
technological innovations and personalized service. "Traveling at the Speed of
Hertz" offers a variety of unique customer enhancements, which include:
oCarfirmation: Hertz's mobile email/SMS text service – Mobile Gold Alerts
-- confirms a Gold customer's reservation and advises of the car's
oCarfirmation Upgrade: Carfirmations also show other available cars
and upgrades and lets members select the one they want – all on their
mobile device in three simple steps.
oHertz Gold Choice: Gives the customer the power to keep the car they
reserved or simply choose another, something no other car rental brand
oHertz e-Return: The fastest way to return their car with receipt emailed
to the customer in a flash.
oHertz ExpressRent™ kiosks: Hertz is the first car rental company to offer
both airport and neighborhood location customers the ability to rent cars
through an interactive, live face-to-face video kiosk.
oMobile Apps: As consumers continue to harness mobile technologies to take
control of their travel experience, Hertz mobile apps offer everything
from on-the-go bookings to instant upgrades.
oHertz Mobile App: Book, modify and search car rental reservations,
find locations, and browse special deals and offers all from the palm
of your hand.
oHertz NeverLost My Explore App: Users can plan their itinerary and
navigate popular cities all on their smart phone and import it into a
calendar or to the award-winning Hertz NeverLost® GPS.
oHertz 24/7 App: Members have 24/7 access to a variety of vehicles
when and where they need them with the ability to reserve a car or
modify an existing reservation and view upcoming and previous
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty
brands from approximately 11,200 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 9,770 corporate and licensee
locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car
rental brand in the U.S. and at approximately 130 major airports in Europe.
Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,410 corporate and franchisee locations
in approximately 80 countries. Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel +
Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of Fame and was recently named, for the
thirteenth time, by the magazine's readers as the Best Car Rental Agency.
Hertz was also voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2013/14
U.S. Car Rental Survey, earning top honors in 14 additional categories, and
the Company swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall
Benefits from FlyerTalk.com. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz
Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the
Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, also set Hertz
apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and
fleet management leader Donlen Corporation and operates the Hertz On Demand
car sharing business. The Company also owns a leading North American equipment
rental business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation
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