Hertz partners with Blacklane

LONDON, March 9, 2017

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced that Hertz Europe Ltd. has launched Hertz Driver Services powered by Blacklane following a partnership agreement with Blacklane. During this first stage of the service’s international rollout, Hertz’s customers in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Spain and the UK can easily book reliable ground transportation to complement their car rental in more than 250 cities and 500 airports worldwide. Airport transfers, limousines and chauffeur services offered by Hertz Driver Services are available to Hertz customers at competitive rates and can be booked through the Hertz website, or via a customer service telephone number.

Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: “Partnering with the global professional driver service provider Blacklane allows us to offer increasingly comprehensive transportation solutions, catering to our customers’ specific travel needs at every stage of their journey. Blacklane’s consistent high standards are fully aligned with the elevated service our customers expect from Hertz around the world. We trust Hertz Driver Services powered by Blacklane will be the perfect solution for customers who need an airport transfer for the first and last legs of their trip, or simply choose not to drive and use limousine or chauffeur services at their destination.”

Jens Wohltorf, Co-founder and CEO, Blacklane, said: “Business and leisure travelers trust Hertz around the world for its quality vehicles and high level of service. Blacklane will extend the Hertz brand promise for passengers who need a professional driver. Allowing customers to book rental cars and chauffeured transportation for the same trip simplifies travel planning and will help customers take the stress out of travel.”

Hertz Driver Services powered by Blacklane provides the industry’s most customer-friendly professional driver service. Customers receive guaranteed, all-inclusive rates for their journeys in high-quality Business Class, Business Van/SUV and First Class vehicles and the rides are instantly confirmed at the moment of booking. Customers will enjoy a complimentary waiting time of up to 60 minutes and free cancellation up to one hour before the ride. On the day of their journey, customers will receive email and text alerts to provide the driver’s contact information and confirm the arrival. For all airport pickups, customers’ pickup time is automatically adjusted if flight arrival times change.