Hertz Partners With SkyTeam Airline Alliance To Generate Car Rental Benefits For Frequent Flyers In One-Of-A-Kind Partnership
SkyTeam is the first airline alliance to offer frequent travelers access to car rental benefits as well as the ability to earn miles when renting a vehicle. Passengers participating in the Frequent Flyer programs of SkyTeam member airlines will receive a special code for their Hertz car rental reservations. Hertz covers SkyTeam’s global network of 1,072 destinations with more than 10,000 rental locations worldwide. Car rental reservations can be made online, by phone or through the Hertz app.
Vincent Gillet, Vice President Marketing, Hertz International, said: “At Hertz, we are honored to provide car rental benefits to the 730 million customers who travel each year with members of SkyTeam, a leading airline alliance in the world. Hertz already works with more than half of SkyTeam. partner member airlines, so it was a gradual step for us to extend our relationship to the whole alliance. As a proud partner of SkyTeam, we look forward to providing a smooth flight driving experience to our mutual customers.
Mauro Oretti, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, SkyTeam, added: “Millions of SkyTeam customers rent cars from home or away and we’re excited to take the Frequent Flyer benefits to the next level with to our partnership with Hertz, one of the world’s leading car rental brands. Our goal at SkyTeam is to provide the best end-to-end travel experience for our customers. Extending loyalty benefits beyond the airport is a natural step as we continue to add value to the daily lives of our customers.
* For contractual reasons, the accumulation of Frequent Flyer miles is not available for members of Alitalia / MilleMiglia or Aerolineas Argentinas / Aerolineas Plus.
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., operates the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly vehicle rental brands in approximately 10,200 corporate and franchise locations across North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest rental companies in the world and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Ultimate Choice, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Green and Prestige collections set Hertz apart from the competition. In addition, The Hertz Corporation owns leading vehicle rental and fleet management company Donlen, operates the 24/7 Hertz carsharing business in international markets and sells vehicles through Hertz Car Sales. For more information on The Hertz Corporation, visit: www.hertz.com.
SkyTeam is the global airline alliance with 20 member airlines that work together to provide seamless travel over a vast global network. SkyTeam customers can relax in over 600 lounges while traveling, earning and redeeming Frequent Flyer miles. SkyTeam Elite Plus customers are eligible for SkyPriority services. The 20 members are: Aeroflot, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, Eastern china, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, TAROM, Vietnam Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. SkyTeam welcomes 730 million customers each year on more than 16,609 daily flights to 1,074 destinations in 177 countries.
SOURCE The Hertz company