Dollar Rent A Car Goes Wireless
Dollar.com Now Available to Palm Pilot™ or Similar Handheld Device Users
Contact: Emily Gill
Tulsa, Okla., March 7, 2001 – Dollar Rent A Car today announced customers can now book a vehicle directly through dollar.com from popular Personal Data Assistants (PDAs) like the Palm VIIx, Handspring, or any Palm OS® device that has access to the Internet.
Dollar.com’s Palm Query Application (PQA) offers a simple interface, allowing customers to check rates, make or cancel reservations in minutes. The application includes online help and e-mail support options.
Once a reservation has been made, customers have the option to save the information to the Memo Pad on their devices. This allows customers to view their reservations using handheld devices, without having to access the Internet.
Customers can log onto the dollar.com home page to download and install the Palm DOLLAR® Reservations application, free of charge.
“We’re excited to bring this new service to our customers,” Charlie Coniglio, Staff Vice President, e-Commerce, says. “Customers now have the additional convenience to book DOLLAR cars anytime, anywhere using these handheld devices.”
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About Dollar Rent A Car
Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE: DTG), has approximately 430 worldwide locations in 26 countries, with a significant presence in Australia, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, including 260 locations in the United States. The company and its licensees have locations at most major airports across the nation, and a fleet of 78,000 vehicles. Through its alliance with Sixt rent a car, Dollar offers service in more than 25 additional countries covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. DOLLAR worldwide headquarters is located in Tulsa, Okla. For additional information, the DOLLAR Web address is dollar.com.