Discount Car and Truck Rentals & Petro-Canada partner for gas savings just in time for Back-to-School

Labour Day promotion offers savings on every gas purchase

TORONTO, Sept 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Just in time for last minute weekend travel plans and dorm room moves, Discount Car and Truck Rentals is giving away fuel savings cards valued at 5 cents per litre for up to 50 litres purchased from Petro-Canada, a Suncor business.

Representatives from Discount Car and Truck Rentals will be on site at select Petro Canada retail locations in Calgary and Ottawa on September 3, 2015, handing out fuel savings cards for the long weekend promotion.

"The Labour Day weekend is the last real weekend of summer vacation and also the time for final back-to-school preparation. We are pleased to bring extra value to our customers in Ottawa and Calgary to ease travel costs, whether it's for that last summer weekend road trip or moving back to school," said Jay Singer, President and CEO of Discount Car and Truck Rentals.

Discount is excited to invite Canadians to enter the #CountOnDiscount contest, which will run via Twitter and Facebook this Labour Day. Consumers are encouraged to post, share and retweet the hashtag or post an in-store selfie with the same hashtag for a chance to win a long weekend vacation package valued at over $1,000. The winner will be announced on Discount's Twitter and Facebook page after Labour Day.

Discount Car and Truck Rentals' customers can also earn and redeem Petro-Points with any car or truck rental made at nearly 300 participating Discount Car and Truck Rentals locations across Canada (excluding New Brunswick and Newfoundland). By presenting their Petro-Points card Discount customers will collect 10 points for every $1 spent on vehicle rentals. From August 25th through November 2nd, customers can redeem 10,000 points for $10 off their vehicle rental. Petro-Points members will also benefit from Discount's free drop off and pick-up service – one of the pillars of Discount's exceptional customer service commitment. Rentals can be booked online at or by phone at 310-CARS.

About Discount Car and Truck Rentals
Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Toronto, Discount Car and Truck Rentals is a nationally recognized brand operating off-airport and neighbourhood rental locations in Canada. With over 300 neighbourhood branch offices located within 15 minutes from 90 percent of the Canadian population, Discount is proud to be the largest vehicle rental company in Canada owned by Canadians. Discount is known for renting cars and trucks of all makes and models, from economy cars to luxury brands; and cargo vans to 5-ton trucks. Its commitment to quality and superior customer service is unmatched in the Canadian rental industry. Discount is proud to have originated picking up and dropping off its clients at no extra cost.  In 2010, Discount was named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures TM; was a Platinum award winner for 2011 and 2012, and was named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ again in 2013. Discount has also won the Consumer's Choice Award for Business Excellence for 14 consecutive years.  For more information about Discount, visit

About Suncor
Suncor Energy is Canada's leading integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

SOURCE Discount Car and Truck Rentals

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For further information: Media Contacts: Discount Car & Truck Rentals Ltd, Barry Singer, Vice President, 416-744-0123,; Suncor Energy, 403-296-4000,


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