Universal Orlando Resort and Dollar Rent A Car Create Kids Stay, Play, Eat - and Ride - for Free Package

Dollar Rent A Car
Chris Payne
(918) 669-2236

Universal Orlando
Public Relations
(407) 363-8220

Tulsa, Oklahoma, June 21, 2006: Universal Orlando and Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG), are joining to create a value-driven vacation package for families traveling to Orlando.

Beginning immediately and available through August, families will get the bonus of a Dollar rental car when purchasing a Universal Orlando Kids Stay, Play and Eat for Free package.

“This package is a terrific deal for families looking to stretch their vacation dollars without sacrificing their summer fun,” said Brian Carpenter, vice president of Sales, Marketing and Advertising for Dollar Rent A Car. “Dollar has long been one of the best travel values in the marketplace, and I can think of no better partner for us than Universal Orlando Resort.”

“We are committed to providing families with the best value and the most convenience in Orlando,” said Gretchen Hofmann, senior vice president for Sales and Marketing at Universal Orlando Resort. “Our partnership with Dollar allows us to take what we offer to an even higher level.”

Here are the package details:

Three nights of hotel accommodations

  • Two adult admissions to Universal Orlando theme parks for three consecutive days
  • Two Kids Free (ages 3-9) admissions to Universal Orlando theme parks for three consecutive days
  • Two Kids Eat Free deals at select Universal Orlando theme park restaurants for three consecutive days
  • A free Dollar rental car for three days

Package prices start at $259 per adult (based on two adults) for an Orlando area hotel and $439 for a Universal Orlando on-site hotel.

Travelers not needing accommodations can take advantage of another offer featuring a car from Dollar Rent A Car:

  • Two adult admissions to Universal Orlando theme parks for three consecutive days
  • Two Kids Free (ages 3-9) admissions to Universal Orlando theme parks for three consecutive days
  • A Dollar rental car for three days.

Package prices for this offer start at $139 per adult (based on two adults).

Information for travel packages featuring Dollar Rent A Car is available online at the Universal Orlando website (universalorlando.com) or by calling 1-877-801-9720.

The bonus rental car offer is for an economy-class vehicle and is inclusive of all applicable taxes, airport fees and other related governmental and regulatory charges. The rental car does not includes fees for insurance coverage, vehicle class upgrades, additional and/or underage driver surcharges, mileage charges, fuel charges, child seat charges and other amenities. The renter and any additional authorized driver(s) must be in possession of a valid drivers license and must be at least 21 years of age.

The Kids Free offer is good for children who are three years old, up to and including 9 years old. The Kids Free theme park ticket and Kids Eat Free offer are valid for one child per paying adult, with a maximum of two free children. Additional children will need to pay for theme park admission ($99.95 plus tax) and any meals (Kids Eat Free offer is only available with the purchase of a package). Other limitations may apply.

Universal Orlando reserves the right to change details and availability for these packages at any time. For details on these special packages and any restrictions that may apply, guests should visit Universal Orlando’s website.

About Universal Orlando
The Universal Orlando resort destination (www.universalorlando.com) includes two dramatically distinct and adjacent theme parks, the Universal Studios motion picture and television theme park and Islands of Adventure, Orlando's most thrilling and exhilarating theme park. Universal Orlando also includes CityWalk, a 30-acre dining, shopping, club and live-entertainment venue as well as premier on-site Loews hotels and world-class film and television production facilities. Universal Orlando is owned by NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies.

About Dollar Rent A Car
Dollar has more than 535 worldwide locations in 25 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, including more than 250 in the United States. Dollar serves the value-conscious traveler and is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Okla.

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