Car hire specialist helps Android users to source and book car hire for holidays wherever they are
Carrentals.co.uk, the award-winning car hire comparison website, has this week launched a new app for Android mobile phones which can help tourists and travellers to source and compare rental prices from all the top names in the industry – wherever they may be at the time.
Carrentals.co.uk gets tourists rental deals from over 50 providers in over 15,000 destinations and has developed the new Android app so that users can find and book car hire deals on the move – with the app downloadable from www.carrentals.co.uk/about/carrentals-mobile/carrentals-android-app.
Once used, the app completes the booking by sending the user a reference number which they receive on their phone while they will also get a paper voucher sent to a home address.
Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, says: “The growth of smartphones has made it imperative to be able to do things on the move, so our launching a new Android app makes a world of sense right now. Carrentals.co.uk users can now compare cheap hire prices in over 15,000 places from the train, their car or even when they’re queuing in the bank!”
For users of other popular smartphones, Carrentals.co.uk plans to launch an app for Apple iPhones in late 2011.
Carrentals.co.uk is the leading car hire comparison site comparing deals from up to 50 rental companies, including Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Holiday Autos and Sixt, in over 15,000 locations worldwide including car hire in Ireland, France and Spain, with a wide choice of pickup locations including car hire in Dublin airport, Palma and Calais.
Carrentals.co.uk was launched in February 2003 and grew to become one of the UK’s leading online car hire companies by 2006.
In 2007 the company re-launched its site to create the first major online price comparator in the travel industry. Using the latest technology the Carrentals.co.uk site now searches up to 50 different car hire websites, providing an impartial comparison of the best prices available in over 15,000 locations.
Websites searched include Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Ebookers, Hertz, Holiday Autos, Opodo, Sixt and Thrifty, with the Carrentals.co.uk site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type.
The Carrentals.co.uk site also features over 5,000 pages of travel information in a mini-guide format.
In 2008 Carrentals.co.uk was voted Best Car Hire Website in the Travolution Awards, and in 2010 it was Highly Commended in the Best Meta-search/Price Comparison category. To book or for further information visit www.carrentals.co.uk
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