Hertz Partners With Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages To Provide Exclusive Car Rental Offers Across Europe

Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:11am EDT

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Hertz Partners With Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages To Provide Exclusive Car Rental
Offers Across Europe

LONDON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE : HTZ), the world's
largest general car use brand, has signed a three year global deal as the preferred car
rental supplier for the Collection of nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages in Europe by
Value Retail. The partnership, which encompasses the nine luxury outlet shopping
Villages across Europe, offers customers of both companies exclusive VIP offers and
joint promotions including 10% off the lowest available rates for worldwide car hire.

Michel Taride, Group President, RAC International, Hertz Corporation, said: "We are
delighted to announce our partnership with Chic Outlet Shopping® to deliver Hertz's
global car rental services to international visitors to Europe. Customers can make their
next visit to a Chic Outlet Shopping® Village even more enjoyable by hiring a car from
Hertz. With the growing trend in 'shopping tourism', the partnership provides Hertz with
an excellent opportunity to reach new and existing consumers with compelling car rental
and shopping offers." 

Neil Herbert, Head of Partnerships for Chic Outlet Shopping®, added: "This is an
exciting new addition to our portfolio of partners for the Chic Outlet Shopping®
Villages in Europe, allowing us to further connect with our global guest. This month
sees the launch of our new Chic Travel Portal on ChicOutletShopping.com allowing our
guests to build bespoke itineraries incorporating our full range of luxuryguest
services. Hertz will be included within the portal providing guests to our nine Villages
access to beneficial rates and additional flexibility to include a shopping experience
as part of their itinerary." 

Value Retail is the only company to specialise exclusively in the creation and operation
of outlet shopping villages in Europe. The nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages in Europe
offer an authentic luxury retail experience to visitors the world over. The nine
Villages are situated within easy reach of Europe's favourite gateway cities - London,
Dublin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Bologna, Brussels, Antwerp, Cologne and
Frankfurt, and in regions of cultural renown making the Village the perfect destinations
to enjoy a day out and drive with Hertz.

About Hertz 

The Hertz Corporation (www.hertz.com [http://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 Chic Outlet Shopping® 
The Collection of Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages is a unique concept in outlet shopping
created by Value Retail, the only company to specialise exclusively in the development
and operation of luxury outlet shopping destinations. The Villages offer the authentic
previous seasons' collections of leading luxury fashion and lifestyle brands with
savings of up to 60%, and sometimes more, on the recommended retail price, all year
round. Within easy reach of some of Europe's and China's favourite gateway cities -
London, Dublin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Bologna, Brussels, Antwerp, Cologne,
Frankfurt, Munich and, in early 2014, Suzhou and Shanghai - the Villages are defined by
high fashion, superior service and hospitality, a calendar of celebrated events, and
exceptional value for money. Located in regions of cultural and historic renown, the
Villages have become international tourist destinations in their own right. Value
Retail's new venture - Value Retail China - to bring the distinctive Chic Outlet
Shopping® Villages to China will see the first Village - Suzhou Village(TM) - located in
historic Suzhou, 50 miles west of Shanghai. As with other members of the Collection,
Suzhou Village will be defined by its offer of international luxury fashion and
lifestyle brands, together with an exceptional level of service.

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