Graham Weedon, Communications & Event Marketing, speaks on the usage of Hertz Neverlost.

My Explore Hertz NeverLost® Mobile Companion The Perfect Travel Application!

 

The perfect app for business and leisure travelers; the itinerary let you build your trip and arrange attractions and activities by date and time. With Hawaii, Dallas-Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami – West Palm, New York, Sacramento – Northern California, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco – Bay Area, Washington DC, Boston available and more coming soon, all including vibrant images and audio clips for hundreds of the must-see attractions, excursions and activities. Sharing your adventures via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and e-mail keeps you connected to your social network. Download the My Explore Hertz NeverLost® Mobile Companion and select your first 'Explore City' for Free! Additional explore cities can be obtained through in-app purchase for a low introductory price of $0.99.

  • Itinerary Planner
    Plan and build your itinerary on your smart phone or the web; then easily and conveniently route to attractions, tours, events, or activities using your Hertz NeverLost.
  • Hundreds of Suggested Sights
    Packed with hundreds of media rich attractions and the top must-see and -do for each region.
  • Events
    Stay up to date with local events; like music festivals, concerts, exhibitions, conventions, theater performances, etc.
  • In App Purchase Additional City Guides
    Exciting travel destinations across the country
  • Augmented Reality
    Tap the AR button to see what is around you.
  • Map View
    Find your way by car, foot, or public transportation.
  • Social Media
    Share your travel adventures using Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.
  • Weather
    Pre-plan your activities with confidence! Get live weather information anytime, anywhere!


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"NeverLost's My Explore apps feature custom content and cutting-edge technology that fully leverage Navigation Solutions' knowledge of the travel market," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Hertz's focus is always on the customer experience. By taking an all-encompassing approach with our technology, we are able to enhance the Hertz customer experience beyond the car, making Hertz NeverLost a complete travel solution that no other competitor can offer."

Hertz NeverLost® My Explore™ debut cities include: Dallas-Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami-West Palm Beach, New York, Sacramento-Northern California, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston and Washington, D.C.

Ideal for business and leisure travelers, each app has six custom categories:  Explore, Top Must See, Events, Favorites, Tours and Neighborhoods.  Highlights include:

  • Tours:  Rediscover a city with unique tours. In Dallas, follow the footsteps of the notorious outlaws "Bonnie and Clyde". Or, while traveling in San Francisco, visit the infamous Alcatraz.
  • Local Neighborhoods:  My Explore apps allow travelers to explore niche neighborhoods like New York City's Little Italy to locate that quaint shop or cozy Italian restaurant you wouldn't find otherwise.
  • Events:  In town for just a short trip? The apps can help you find a fun special event, updated weekly, or pick a top, must-see attraction like Boston's Faneuil Hall.

Other features include Augmented Reality, customized voice narratives and text descriptions for must-see sites, tours, shopping, neighborhoods, favorites and restaurants, access to a 5-day forecast, as well as the latest iconic city images and a way to share your experience via Facebook and Twitter.

The first app in the series, My Explore Hawaii, covered the Hawaii travel market on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Big Island, and originally launched in May 2011. Additional cities are expected to be added mid-year for a total of 18 My Explore cities.

The My Explore app complements Hertz NeverLost navigation unit with download codes for easy transfer of information to the unit and routing. Hertz NeverLost is available upon request in select Hertz vehicles for $12.99 per day, which is supported by free online trip planning at www.neverlost.com

Unique to Hertz NeverLost travel services is access to free, concierge-style customer service that offers live travel support. Travel experts can be reached at 1-800-823-2547 from 6:30 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week, for help with trip planning, tips and re-routing of any travel plans. Pre-planned trips or last-minute travel changes can be wirelessly sent to the car for seamless and stress-free travel.

My Explore city apps are only available on the iPhone and in the iTunes store. The first app is free, with additional city map priced at $0.99 each. To download the app for free, click on the link:  http://bit.ly/IYKyMA.