Latest Cash-Making Hire Car Schemes Carry Problems says



Released on: July 08, 2011, 4:26 pm
Author: Helen Young
Industry: Travel, Automotive, Internet & Online

8 July 2011 – Online car hire comparison specialist - the website which saves the country's motorists money on car rental wherever they are travelling - has reported that car owners need to be careful if indulging in the latest car hire money generation schemes.

Whipcar is an example of the schemes motorists are using, with the intention of the schemes to make some additional case for car owners. Online car hire comparator is however counselling people that they should be careful what they expect on the back end of renting their car to someone.

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of, comments: “We have a huge amount of expertise in helping people save money on their car hire needs all around the world. Whether people want to book car hire in France or find ski trip rentals on a budget we are able to help and to guide them through the various pitfalls involved."

“These new programmes such as Whipcar may seem like good ways to make money - but people need to know that their own car won't be as carefully maintained as it would be by themselves. There are all sorts of problems which can occur or cause disputes - food spillages, wrong petrol, poor treatment of the car in general et cetera. So we are warning people to be aware of this kind of thing."

“We can get people cars from top name providers for about the same prices - so we can offer hirers greater comfort and peace of mind knowing that they are not hiring from someone emotionally connected to the vehicle in the first place."

“We appreciate that people want to make a bit of extra cash but these kinds of schemes really do contain potential problems - so people need to go into them with their eyes open.” is the leading car hire comparison site which compares 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 at Geneva Airport and across the USA.

About 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 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 site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type.

The site also features over 5,000 pages of travel information in a mini-guide format.

In 2008 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

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