Hit the slopes with Hertz—and win

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by Duncan - 13 January 2017

No matter where you travel in Europe during the winter months, you are never far from snow-covered mountains. That means plenty of fresh snow and excitement at ski resorts across the continent.

Keep reading to learn how you can win a Reward Rental Day voucher just for sharing your favourite ski slope with us.




France: Val Thorens

Everything is bigger at Val Thorens. Not only does this resort in the French Alps have the highest altitude at 2,300 metres, but it is also part of the largest linked ski area of over 600 kilometres. Val Thorens is the most popular international ski resort in France with more than 70% of its guests visiting from other countries. The resort has one of the world’s largest cable cars that can carry up to 150 passengers.

Germany: Garmisch-Classic

Ski enthusiasts visiting the Bavarian Alps in the south of Germany will want to explore the Garmisch-Classic alpine ski area near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It was here that Alpine skiing debuted at the Winter Olympics in 1936. The area is best known for the Kandahar slope, where downhill speeds can exceed 100 kilometres per hour. No wonder this run is often used for international speed competitions.

Italy: Cortina d’Ampezzo

If you want to ski in the tracks of champions, there is no better place to do it than Cortina d’Ampezzo, the ‘Pearl of the Dolomites’. These slopes have welcomed world-class skiers, numerous World Cups, Nordic World Ski Championships, and the fondly remembered 1956 Winter Olympic Games. Enjoy 120 kilometres of non-stop thrills in one of the most picturesque villages in Northern Italy.

Spain: Baqueira-Beret

Often listed among the world’s best ski resorts, Baqueira-Beret is the largest and most visited ski resort in Spain. Located in the highest part of the Aran Valley, on the northern side of the Pyrenees, the resort is divided into three distinct zones and boasts over 150 kilometres of slopes. It also happens to be favoured by the Spanish Royal Family so you never know with whom you might be sharing a chair lift.

Switzerland: Crans-Montana

Located in southwestern Switzerland, Crans-Montana sits in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The resort is often the host of alpine ski racing competitions, most notably the 1987 World Championships. Roger Moore owns a chalet here, and while it is not likely you will see the former James Bond on the slopes you are welcome to do your best impersonation.

Are you ready for winter weather?

Explore all the alpine action that Europe has to offer when you equip your Hertz rental with winter tyres, snow chains, ski racks and more. Before you go, make sure you are ready for winter weather with this convenient guide.

Choose your favourite alpine adventure for a chance to win

Which of these locations provides the most exciting road trip? Tell us for a chance to win a Reward Rental Day voucher.

• France: Val Thorens

• Germany: Garmisch-Classic

• Italy: Cortina d’Ampezzo

• Spain: Baqueira-Beret

• Switzerland: Crans-Montana

Simply post your selection on our Facebook page or Twitter feed using #HertzDrives.

 The competition begins on 18 January and continues until 18 February. We’ll share the winner on our social accounts! See below for full Terms and Conditions.



Terms & Conditions

The competition is available in the following markets: UK, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain and Italy and there will be one winner of a free voucher for a rental day in each market

- Entry is only eligible through Facebook or Twitter

- Entrants must comment on the relevant Hertz Drives Facebook post or Twitter feed sharing their favourite drive

- Free voucher includes the Rental Rate, CDW, TP and Unlimited Mileage for a day’s rental. Your rental charges will be adjusted at the rental station on presentation of this voucher

- Prize draw takes place on the 20th February 2017 and Hertz will make all reasonable attempts to contact the winner. If the winner does not confirm prize acceptance after three (3) days, or if there is insufficient information supplied to contact the winner, the prize will be forfeited

- The promoter's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into

- Voucher applies to Compact car groups and above on Hertz’ Daily and Weekly Inclusive’ non prepaid retail rates for rentals of 2 days or more. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance

- Voucher can be used at participating locations in Europe, the USA and Canada and may not apply to domestic rentals in certain countries

- Voucher may not be combined with a CDP number and the relevant PC number must be quoted at booking ( EU rentals: 129710, US rentals: 130572)

- Voucher must be surrendered prior to or at end of rental, Hertz will adjust charges and apply the Free Day if this voucher is redeemed as required

- All rentals are subject to Hertz’ standard terms and conditions

- The promotion runs from 18th January 2017 until the 18th Feburary 2017.

- The prize draw is open to persons over the age of 21

- No cash alternative is offered and the prize cannot be sold

- To be eligible for the draw, online customers must enter using the #HertzDrives

- By entering the competition, permission is granted for Hertz Europe to use images uploaded on social media platforms for promotional purposes only

- The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook and Twitter.

- Hertz reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the promotion and/or revise these terms and conditions at any time without giving prior notice and by continuing to take part in this promotion subsequent to any such revision of these terms and conditions entrants shall be deemed to have been agreed to any such new or amended terms

-PC code cannot be used on one way rentals

- Promoter: Hertz Europe Limited, based at Hertz House, 11 Vine Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1QE, United Kingdom. This promotion is subject to English Law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts

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