The Hertz Corp. has signed a global partnership with French-based Relais & Chateaux, an association of luxury hotels and restaurants. Through the three-year agreement, customers of both companies will benefit from exclusive offers and preferential rates.
"We are delighted to partner globally with Relais & Chateaux following on from the success of our affiliation in France,” said Michel Taride, group president, RAC International, Hertz Corp. “Both parties possess a long heritage of delivering high quality and great customer care, and this agreement further expands the range of fantastic customer experiences on offer."
As part of the partnership agreement, Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members will receive 5% off Relais & Chateaux gift packages and gift certificates, as well as free enrollment into Relais & Chateaux's prestigious loyalty program for one year, according to Hertz.
Additional offers will be available for Relais & Chateaux customers who enroll in the Hertz Gold Plus Rewards program. According to Hertz, this includes one free weekend-day rental certificate, a free additional driver, early access to new vehicle models and an upgrade to Gold Plus Rewards Five Star after the third rental in a year.
"We are very excited to enter into a partnership with a world leader in car rental,” said Jean Francois Ferret, CEO of Relais & Chateaux. “We were looking for a partner who has a presence in the 60 countries in which Relais & Chateaux is represented, along with the ability to offer our guests the highest quality standards for unparalleled customer choice and service. …"