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Alamo Rent A Car Selected as AARP Travel Provider

Rental car discounts available to AARP members beginning April 24, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: AARP Media Relations, 202-434-2560, media@aarp.org

AARP Services and Alamo Rent A Car announced a preferred provider relationship allowing AARP’s 38 million members to receive up to a 25 percent discount on car rental rates valid at every location in the Alamo network. Additional member benefits such as special insurance coverage for both the driver and one free companion driver are included in the already low members’ only price.

"We welcome the opportunity to introduce the Alamo benefit to our members. AARP members are active travelers and greatly value the travel discounts they receive through membership," said Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO of AARP Services.

"AARP membership represents a large and important customer group. We welcome the opportunity to serve AARP members with great value and savings whenever they rent with Alamo," said Jerry Dow, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Alamo.

To make a reservation using your AARP member discount, AARP members can call AARP’s dedicated number 1-800-786-3064 and mention CID #7013463. AARP members will need to declare their membership when making their advanced reservation and be prepared to show proof of membership at time of rental.

About AARP Services

AARP Services, Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly owned subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the wide range of products and services that are offered as benefits to AARP’s 38 million members. The offers span health products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services; legal services; and long-term care insurance. AARP Services founded AARP Financial Incorporated, a subsidiary that manages AARP-endorsed financial products including AARP Funds; AARP Services develops new products, manages and markets products and services, creates and maintains partnership and sponsorship relationships, and develops and manages AARP’s award-winning website, AARP.org.

About AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. We produce AARP The Magazine, published bimonthly; AARP Bulletin, our monthly newspaper; AARP Segunda Juventud, our bimonthly magazine in Spanish and English: NRTA Live & Learn, our quarterly newsletter for 50+ educators; and our website, AARP.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

About Alamo

Worldwide, Alamo Rent A Car is one of the largest car rental brands in the world, with locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia, the Pacific Rim, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. For more information about Alamo, including our Best Rate Guarantee, log on to www.alamo.com/offer/aarp. The Alamo Rent A Car brand is operated by Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc.

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