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Thrifty Car Rental Joins Northwest Airlines Biz Perks Program


Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
Chris Payne
(918) 669-2236

Tulsa, Okla., March 19, 2007Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG), is giving Northwest Airlines Biz Perks program members two more great reasons to earn Biz Perks points.

Effective immediately, Biz Perks members who sign up for a Thrifty Car Rental corporate account via the Northwest Airlines Biz Perks website will earn 250 points per qualifying rental transaction with Thrifty. Additionally, members will receive 1,000 Biz Perks bonus points, which will be awarded after the third rental. (All three rentals must take place during the first year of membership).

"We are happy to extend Thrifty's relationship with Northwest Airlines to the Biz Perks program," said Brian Carpenter, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Advertising for Thrifty Car Rental. "Our money-saving corporate programs will be very attractive to Biz Perks members, not to mention the high quality and service levels that Biz Perks members associate with Northwest Airlines."

With Thrifty corporate account programs, members receive:

  • Low guaranteed rental rates;
  • No minimum financial commitment;
  • Unlimited miles and free additional drivers
  • Waiver of underage driver fees; and
  • Free enrollment in the Thrifty Blue Chip Express Rental Program® , plus the opportunity to earn free rental days through DOLLAR Express Rental Rewards or Blue Chip Rewards.

About Northwest Airlines Biz Perks
Northwest Airlines Biz Perks offers membersthe opportunity to turn their travel budget into travel rewards by earning Biz Perks points. Points may be redeemed for a wide variety of valuable travel awards including complimentary tickets, First Class upgrades, WorldClubs passes and more. Biz Perks is available to small- to medium-sized businesses located in North America (U.S., Canada or Mexico ) that spend less than $400,000 annually on air travel with Northwest/KLM. Please direct eligibility questions to the Biz Perks Service Center at (877) 832-5211 or visit .

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 or .