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ACRISS

ACRISS – Association of Car Rental Industry System Standards

ACRISS was formed in 1989 by Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz. This was reconstituted as a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) in 1992. It’s role is based on various ongoing objectives. Many of these are based on car rental industry standards including the Global Distributions Systems (GDS), used as an interface between Travel Agents and the Car Rental Companies. The key role of Acriss is to develop standards, to avoid misleading information when making a car rental booking online or via any electronic means.

 

How does it work?

To help you make a choose between all the cars Hertz offers, we work with the four letter ACRISS system (Association of Car Rental Industry System Standards):

1st character defines the vehicle category – based on size, cost, power and luxury factor.

2nd character defines the vehicle type – chassis type (van, SUV, wagon, convertible).

3rd character defines the transmission and drive – automatic / manual & 2WD / 4WD / AWD.

4th character defines the fuel type (petrol / diesel / hybrid…) and whether the car is air-conditioned.

 

The characteristics defined in the ACRISS code are guaranteed, although we cannot guarantee aspects such as the brand or colour (with the exception of "collection cars").

2nd Character in Germany, character X has an additional meaning. It indicates a guaranteed built-in Navigation system.

 

Build up your knowledge of ACRISS codes via our E-Learning 

 

FAQ
What is defined by each character?

Category, Type, Transmission, Fuel

What does the X as 2nd character mean in Germany?

Build-in navigation system.

Are brand and colour guaranteed by ACRISS?

No, but can be confirmed in the Hertz Collections.

Amadeus

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Amadeus is a specialised IT-Partner for the Travel industry, who offers Travel Management solutions.

Travel Agencies can book car rental directly via the Amadeus GDS system. The online reservation system offers real time pricing and availability as well as detailed additional information such as; taxes, additional costs and insurances. Bookings are confirmed within seconds and all detailed information will be provided.

You can download the Amadeus Car manual, with all the GDS entries right here.

The GDS code for Hertz is ZE.

Please visit our E-Learning section on HertzHeroes for special Amadeus E-Learning, making it even easier for you to book Hertz.

 

FAQ
Is it possible to book a Hertz car via Amadeus?

Yes, via the GDS entry  CAZEFRA08APR-09APR/ARR-1000-1000/CD-XXXXXX

Where can I find the Amadeus GDS entries for CAR?

At HertzHeroes via Hertzipedia or our E-LEarnings.

Where can I find the Amadeus CAR manual?

At HertzHeroes or under the help section of Amadeus GDS

Galileo

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Galileo is as Amadeus and Sabre a specialised IT-Partner for the Travel industry, that offers a Travel Management solution. Via the Galileo computer systems, travel agencies worldwide can request availability and book cars.

The online reservation system offers real time pricing and availability as well as detailed additional information such as, taxes, additional costs and insurances. Bookings are confirmed within seconds and all detailed information will be provided.

The GDS code for Hertz is ZE.

Please visit our E-Learning section on HertzHeroes for special Galileo E-Learning, making it even easier for you to book Hertz.

 

FAQ
Is it possible to book a Hertz car via Galileo?

Yes, the entry for Hertz is ZE.

Where can I find the Galileo manuals?

At HertzHeroes or at the Galileo website.

Sabre

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Sabre is as Amadeus is a specialised IT-Partner for the Travel industry, offering a Travel Management solution. Via the Sabre computer systems, travel agencies worldwide can request availability and book cars.

The online reservation system offers real time pricing and availability as well as detailed additional information such as; taxes, additional costs and insurances. Bookings are confirmed within seconds and all detailed information will be provided.

To further instruct you, spe4cialised training is available for you are the Sabre Homepage sabretavelnetwork.com. This will make the booking process easier, efficient and more productive.

The GDS code for Hertz is ZE.

Please visit our E-Learning section on HertzHeroes for additional Sabre E-learning’s, making it even easier for you to book Hertz..

 

FAQ
Is it possible to book a Hertz car via Sabre?

Yes, the entry for Hertz is ZE.

Where can I find the Sabre GDS entries for CAR?

 At HertzHeroes via Hertzipedia or our E-Learnings.

Where can I find the Sabre manuals?

At HertzHeroes  or at the Sabre website www.sabretavelnetwork.com .

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