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Car/Limo Rentals

 July 13, 2001
Alamo Offers Prepaid Product For European Travelers

 Alamo Rent A Car, a division of ANC Rental Corporation, announced the introduction of a new European Prepaid Program whereby customers will be able to prepay their rental charges prior to departure from the United States.

The European Prepaid Program allows travel agents to quote costs and process charges against a customer's credit card in U.S. dollars prior to the customer's departure to Europe. The European Prepaid Program also offers savings of up to 20 percent off regular rates.

"The program makes renting with Alamo in Europe easier than ever before," said Rosa Vega, Alamo's director of marketing for Europe. "Customers no longer have to guess what the exchange rate will be when they return their car. They are able to calculate and pay for the entire rental in advance in U.S. currency. The European Prepaid Program is a huge convenience for international travelers and travel agents who book their customers' rental cars," she continued.

For every European prepaid rental, Alamo is giving U.S. travel agents up to 10 AlamoCASH Points and 15 percent commission. Clients will save up to 20 percent off inclusive or exclusive rates for rentals at participating locations in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

The AlamoCASH-IN Club is a point-based program that rewards agents for every completed rental they book with Alamo. Points can be redeemed for gift certificates from a wide variety of stores including JCPenny, Blockbuster, and Border's Bookstore to name a few. U.S. travel agents should view keyword MISC in the DRS for complete AlamoCASH-IN Club terms, conditions and limitations.