Europcar: InterRent and topbonus, Airberlin’s Frequent Flyer Program, Sign a Partnership

Montag, 19.09.2016 18:10



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InterRent, the Europcar Group (Paris:EUCAR) low cost brand and topbonus have partnered to offer its members the best deals available with InterRent. airberlin is the second largest Airline in Germany. Its frequent flyer program topbonus has more than 4.2 million members.

topbonus members will now be awarded 500 miles every time they rent a car with InterRent.
To benefit from miles rewards, topbonus members simply need to quote their topbonus number when booking with InterRent and present their membership card at the station when collecting their vehicle.
topbonus members will benefit from InterRent’s value added service and get access to one of the cheapest car rental networks, with a total of 150 stations in 40 different countries, mainly in airports and tourism areas.

We are delighted to sign our first partnership with a major Frequent Flyer Program, like topbonus. Our offer appeals to a wide base of consumers who are looking for both fair prices and quality customer service which is in line with their members’ expectations. InterRent’s network is matching very much airberlin destinations and we are thrilled to offer «best price and smart service» to topbonus members .” said Jehan de Thé, InterRent's Group Director.

“We are proud to be the first frequent flyer program co-operating with InterRent worldwide. This builds on the continuously successful and valuable partnership we already have in place with the Europcar Group. topbonus members appreciate the diversity of our program and the wide selection of interesting partners and customized offers. InterRent with its low-cost and customer-orientated strategy perfectly fits our topbonus partner portfolio”, said Anton Lill, Managing Director of topbonus.

About Europcar Group

Europcar shares (EUCAR) are listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange. Europcar is the European leader in vehicle rental service and is also a major player in mobility markets. Active in more than 140 countries, Europcar serves customers through an extensive vehicle rental network comprised of its wholly-owned subsidiaries as well as sites operated by franchisees and partners. In addition to the Europcar® brand, the company offers low-cost vehicle rentals under the InterRent® brand. A commitment to customer satisfaction drives the company and its 6,000 people forward and provides the impetus for continuous development of new services. The Europcar Lab was created to respond to tomorrow’s mobility challenges through innovation and strategic investments, such as Ubeeqo and E-Car Club.

About topbonus

topbonus is Germany's second largest frequent flyer program and has received multiple awards as one of the leading customer loyalty programs with more than 4.2 million members. With 25 partner airlines and around 100 renowned partner companies, and by using the airberlin Visa card and by booking via the topbonus hotel platform members collect topbonus miles that can be redeemed worldwide. The collaboration with the American Express Membership Rewards, DeutschlandCard and SHELL Clubsmart programmes means participants can convert points from those programmes into topbonus award miles. Award miles can be redeemed for award flights, further exclusive benefits, or online at the topbonus shop. If members don’t have enough award miles to purchase a flight, they can now make a payment in the amount of the difference. Thanks to the partnership with Etihad Airways, Alitalia and other Etihad Airways Partners along with oneworld® membership, holders of a topbonus status card have worldwide access to the 700 Premium airport lounges. Together, airberlin and Etihad Airways offer their guests 228 destinations in 84 countries. Approximately 1,000 destinations are available across the oneworld network. As the operator of airberlin's frequent flyer programme, topbonus Ltd. has a close association with the airline. www.airberlin.com/topbonus

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