Press Release

Thrifty Car Rental offers triple miles on eight airlines for reservations made on Thrifty.com

Contact:

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
Chris Payne
chris.payne@dtag.com
(918) 669-2236

Tulsa, Okla., August 15, 2005 - Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Car Rental, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) will offer its customers triple frequent flyer miles with eight airline partners for advance reservations made using THRIFTY.com.  The offer is valid at participating Thrifty locations worldwide from August 15, 2005 through December 15, 2005.

A minimum two-day rental from Thrifty is required.  Qualifying rentals must be booked in advance on THRIFTY.com and applies only to mid-size cars and above.  Cars must be picked up between August 15, 2005 nd December 15, 2005.  Triple miles will only be awarded for a maximum of seven days per rental.  After seven days, miles will be awarded at the normal level.  Consumers should visit http://www.THRIFTY.com/specials to select the airline with which they would like to earn triple miles.  (Please see details below for specifics on each airline program).

Alaska Mileage Plan, American AAdvantage, Continental OnePass and Delta SkyMiles members can earn 150 miles per day – three times their normal mileage award of 50 miles per rental day – by renting through THRIFTY.com.

America West FlightFund, Northwest WorldPerks and US Airways Dividend Miles members can earn triple miles of 750 miles per transaction – three times their normal award of 250 miles per transaction – during the promotional period.

United Mileage Plus members earn 900 miles per transaction – triple the usual 300 miles per transaction – for qualifying rentals. 

About Thrifty Car Rental
Thrifty Car Rental is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Together with its corporately-owned locations and those of its franchise owners, the Thrifty Car Rental brand serves value-conscious travelers from more than 1,028 locations in 68 countries. For additional information, visit www.dtag.com or www.thrifty.com .