Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group To Announce Third Quarter 2005 Financial Results

Contact:
Terri Wilson Snow
Executive Director - Corporate Communications
(918) 669-2743
tsnow@dtag.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 17, 2005: Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) will announce third quarter 2005 financial results prior to market open on Thursday, October 27, 2005.

A conference call to review the company’s third quarter 2005 results will be held at 10:00 a.m. central time, on Thursday, October 27, 2005. Gary Paxton, President and Chief Executive Officer, will lead the call. Also participating will be Don Himelfarb, Chief Administrative Officer, and Steve Hildebrand, Chief Financial Officer. A live audio Web cast of the call will be available on the company’s Web site, www.dtag.com. Domestic participants should call 888-390-5183 and use the pass code “Dollar Thrifty.” The number for international participants is 630-395-0022. Please call in approximately 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the call.

A replay of the conference call will be made available one hour following the conclusion of the call. To access the domestic audio replay, call 800-860-4696. The international replay number is 203-369-3836. The audio replay of the call will be available through November 10. The replay will also be available on the investor information portion of the corporate Web site for one year.

Questions regarding the conference call should be directed to Todd Dallenbach, Executive Director – Investor Relations at (918) 669-2414.

Sign up for Dollar E-mail Specials