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Thrifty Car Rental Customers Get Free Upgrade & $25 American Express® Branded Rewards Card with
3-day Rental

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

Tulsa, Okla., April 18, 2007 – Thrifty Car Rentala subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG), is awarding customers who rent three or more consecutive days with a free upgrade when paying with their American Express® Card. In addition, they will receive a $25 American Express branded rewards card when renting a compact through full-size car (with a maximum upgrade to a premium car) at any participating Thrifty location in the U.S. The promotion is effective with 24-hour advance reservations made now through June 30, 2007.

To take advantage if the offer, use Promotion Code AX25 when making a reservation online at www.Thrifty.com and print the special coupon to secure the free upgrade at the counter. The $25 American Express branded rewards card will be mailed to qualified renters six to eight weeks after the completed rental. The minimum rental period is three consecutive days. Upgrades are subject to larger car availability at the time of pick-up. The particular brand and model are not guaranteed, with a maximum upgrade to a premium car. This offer is available on rentals beginning now and must be completed by June 30, 2007. The upgrade applies to rentals reserved in advance for up to 28 days at participating locations. Other restrictions may apply.

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.