Hertz Serving CARSTAR Locations
Locations in IL and FL Providing Rentals for Replacement, Leisure and Business
PARK RIDGE, N.J., June 24, 2014
PARK RIDGE, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz (NYSE:HTZ), the world's
largest general use car rental brand, announces it has begun servicing two new
CARSTAR locations: Stock Auto Body CARSTAR in Illinois and Schlenker
Automotive CARSTAR in Florida. The openings are part of a Company-wide
strategy to expand in the off airport, neighborhood car rental market
servicing replacement, leisure and business customers.
The Hertz Corporation.
"Hertz is excited to be partnering with these CARSTAR locations and expanding
our network in Illinois and Florida," commented John Holt, Senior Vice
President, Off Airport Operations for Hertz. "As CARSTAR facilities, the
shops are known for providing consistently, high quality vehicle repairs. Our
partnership lets customers get back on the road in the fastest and easiest way
possible after dropping their car off for service or repairs."
With convenient and easy to reach locations; the partnership with Hertz
provides customers with a range of rental vehicles including compact through
full-size cars and SUVs for rent while their car is in the shop. In addition
to insurance rates, Hertz offers special weekend rates and rentals are
eligible to earn Gold Plus Rewards points, Hertz's customer loyalty program
that has a wide range of flexible reward options. Pickup and delivery service
and direct billing to insurance companies are also available. In addition, as
with all Hertz corporate locations, vehicles are available for rental with
unlimited mileage and all rate structures are honored, including one-way,
Hertz products and services specifically tailored to the suburban market
Hertz Local Edition: Hertz's network of neighborhood locations serving
replacement, leisure and business customers and offering customers pickup and
delivery service as well as 'Key2Key' service with cars conveniently located
at auto body and collision repair shops, enabling customers to have access to
a car while their car is in the shop.
Hertz Technology: Committed to providing customers speed, ease and value with
technological innovations and personalized service, unique customer services
oCarfirmation: A mobile email/SMS text service – Mobile Gold Alerts -- that
confirms a Gold customer's reservation, advises of their car, and its
location at the facility. Mobile Gold Alerts also show other available
cars and upgrades and lets customers select the one they want – all via
their mobile device.
oChoose Control: Hertz Gold Choice gives the customer the power to keep the
car they reserved or simply choose another, something no other car rental
oZap Technology: Hertz e-Return is the fastest way to get customers, when
they return, back on their way home. Hertz will email the customer's
receipt in a flash.
oAcceler-Rental: Hertz offers customers the ability to rent cars through a
live face-to-face video kiosk with ExpressRent kiosks.
oMobile Apps: As consumers are looking to mobile technologies as a way to
take back control of their travel experience, from on-the-go bookings to
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.
The new locations are as follows:
oStock Auto Body CARSTAR, 263 S. Sixth Street, Wood River, IL (618)
oSchlenker Automotive CARSTAR, 385 Barton Blvd., Rockledge, FL (321)
Serving the insurance replacement industry for more than 10 years, Hertz has
more than 2,500 neighborhood locations nationwide, the majority of which offer
pickup and delivery service as well as insurance replacement rentals, and is a
recognized supplier to more than 193 of the 209 largest insurance companies.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts is North America's largest Multi-Shop
Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more
than 440 locations in 31 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR delivers
national scale, consistently high-quality vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes
and the industry's highest customer satisfaction ratings; all repairs are
backed by a national warranty and service guarantee. For more information
Hertz 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 approximately 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
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 also
swept the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits
from FlyerTalk.com. Product and services such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards,
NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline,
Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition.
Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader
Donlen Corporation and operates a leading North American equipment rental
business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz
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