Hertz Announces New Partnership with Relais & Chateaux
Hertz Announces New Global Partnership with Relais & Chateaux
A world leading association of luxury hotels and restaurants signs exclusive three year agreement with Hertz Rent A Car
28 August 2013 – The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world’s largest general car use brand, has signed an exclusive global partnership with Relais & Châteaux, a world leading association of luxury hotels and restaurants. Through the high profile, three year agreement customers of both companies will benefit from exclusive offers and preferential rates. The partnership builds on the successful relationship between Hertz and Relais & Châteaux in France.
Michel Taride, Group President, RAC International, Hertz Corporation, said: “We are delighted to partner globally with Relais & Châteaux following on from the success of our affiliation in France. Both parties possess a long heritage of delivering high quality and great customer care and this agreement further expands the range of fantastic customer experiences on offer.”
Jean François Ferret, CEO, Relais & Châteaux, added: “We are very excited to enter into a partnership with a world leader in car rental. We were looking for a partner who has a presence in the 60 countries in which Relais & Châteaux is represented along with the ability to offer our guests the highest quality standards for unparalleled customer choice and service. We also share in common with Hertz a full commitment to the values of excellence and superior customer satisfaction.”
Established over 50 years ago, Relais & Châteaux is an association of the world's finest hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs that has set the standard for excellence in hospitality. As part of the partnership agreement, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Members will receive five percent off Relais & Châteaux gift packages and gift certificates, as well as free enrolment into Relais & Châteaux’s prestigious loyalty program for one year.
In addition, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Five Star and President’s Circle members will benefit from a “three nights for the price of two” deal and ten percent off gift packages and certificates. Relais & Châteaux Club 5C members will enjoy 10 percent off all Hertz basic rentals, including Hertz Collections worldwide. Terms and conditions apply.
An additional series of offers will be available for Relais & Châteaux customers who enroll in the Hertz Gold Plus Rewards program. This includes one free weekend day rental certificate, a free additional driver, early access to new vehicle models and an upgrade from the entry level tier Gold Plus Rewards to the next tier up (Gold Plus Rewards Five Star) after the third rental in a year.