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Thrifty Car Rental Offers "Double Credits" For Blue Chip Rewards Rentals Through Nov. 15

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

Tulsa, Okla., August 16, 2006Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG) has Blue Chip Rewards members seeing double.  From Aug. 15, 2006 through Nov. 15, 2006, Thrifty will treat members of the Blue Chip Rewards program to “double credits” when they book their reservation on www.THRIFTY.com .   The “double credits” offer is available on rentals that take place from Aug. 15, 2006 through November 15, 2006. 

Blue Chip Reward members earn free days on qualifying rentals at participating Thrifty locations in the U.S. and Canada.  Members are awarded one free day when a member earns 16 credits.  Ordinarily, members earn one credit for each rental day based on a 24-hour rental day starting at the time of rental.  During the promotional period, they will earn two credits for each rental day. 

Blue Chip Rewards is an enhancement to the company’s Blue Chip Express Rental Program® promising expedited service, and is available to members who elect to sign up for the program.  Members will have to choose whether they earn Blue Chip Rewards credits or frequentflyer miles/points when they rent, but not both.  Those choosing to earn frequent flyer miles/points must provide their frequent flyer number on the enrollment form or at the time ofrental.   Members may change their Reward selection at any time by modifying their profile on THRIFTY.com, or by calling Blue Chip Member Services. 

To sign up, new customers may visit THRIFTY.com or call Blue Chip Member Services at 1-888-400-8877; current Blue Chip members can update their profile using the same contact information.  Credits may be tracked online at THRIFTY.com. 

Free days are redeemable in the U.S. and Canada and apply to time and mileage only.  Free day certificates are available for use on rentals of compact through full size cars and minivans.  Blue Chip Rewards credits are valid for one year from the date of issue. To sign up, visit THRIFTY.com or call Blue Chip Member Services at 1-888-400-8877. 

To book a reservation with Thrifty, visit www.THRIFTY.com, call 1-800-THRIFTY in the U.S. and Canada, or consult your professional travel agent.

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 .