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American Express Selects National

In a new affinity programme, National Car Rental is appearing on the ‘American Express Selects’ offers website, bringing added value to American Express Cardmembers. The American Express online offers page features a link to the National website, highlighting a special discounted rate for travellers booking with an American Express Card.

Travellers paying for car rental using their American Express Card save 20% at more than 1,000 National locations in over 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The offer is valid through 31 December 2004 and allows travellers to choose from the full range of National’s fleet including 4x4s, small, medium and luxury vehicles.

Ron Santiago, Vice President International Sales & Marketing for National Car Rental comments, “We are delighted to be able to offer American Express Cardmembers great value combined with a flexible, efficient and quality rental experience. With over 3,200 locations worldwide we are able to offer travellers a consistently high level of service wherever they are.  This promotion means we can ensure that not only are American Express Cardmembers receiving value for money but everything they need is at a touch of a button.”

Philip Vergeylen, Vice President, Marketing & Communications at American Express adds, “American Express Selects is a new global offers program that provides our Cardmembers with a range of exceptional travel, dining and retail benefits. We have carefully chosen local experts who can offer our Cardmembers exceptional value wherever they are around the world.” 

“National Car Rental and American Express already have a well established partnership in the US, and we are delighted that National is the first international car rental partner to participate in this exciting new initiative for our Cardmembers across Europe, Middle East and Africa.  As a highly respected brand with a global offering, National Car Rental is the perfect addition to our list of partners and guarantees the same level of service our customers have come to expect of American Express.”


The American Express Selects programme is a new benefit for Cardmembers, introduced in June.  The programme provides approximately one thousand high quality shopping, dining and travel benefits from merchants in 11 countries, which can be accessed from the American Express Selects website.