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Hertz Partners With Chic Outlet Shopping Villages To Provide Exclusive Car Rental Offers Across Europe

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LONDON--April 12, 2013: The Hertz Corporation , the world's largest general car use brand, has signed a three year global deal as the preferred car rental supplier for the Collection of nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe by Value Retail. The partnership, which encompasses the nine luxury outlet shopping Villages across Europe, offers customers of both companies exclusive VIP offers and joint promotions including 10% off the lowest available rates for worldwide car hire.

Michel Taride, Group President, RAC International, Hertz Corporation, said: "We are delighted to announce our partnership with Chic Outlet Shopping® to deliver Hertz's global car rental services to international visitors to Europe. Customers can make their next visit to a Chic Outlet Shopping Village even more enjoyable by hiring a car from Hertz. With the growing trend in 'shopping tourism', the partnership provides Hertz with an excellent opportunity to reach new and existing consumers with compelling car rental and shopping offers."

Neil Herbert, Head of Partnerships for Chic Outlet Shopping, added: "This is an exciting new addition to our portfolio of partners for the Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe, allowing us to further connect with our global guest. This month sees the launch of our new Chic Travel Portal on allowing our guests to build bespoke itineraries incorporating our full range of luxuryguest services. Hertz will be included within the portal providing guests to our nine Villages access to beneficial rates and additional flexibility to include a shopping experience as part of their itinerary."

Value Retail is the only company to specialise exclusively in the creation and operation of outlet shopping villages in Europe. The nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe offer an authentic luxury retail experience to visitors the world over. The nine Villages are situated within easy reach of Europe's favourite gateway cities -- London, Dublin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Bologna, Brussels, Antwerp, Cologne and Frankfurt, and in regions of cultural renown making the Village the perfect destinations to enjoy a day out and drive with Hertz.