Introduces iPhone App for Mobile Car Hire Booking



Released on: October 6, 2011, 4:16 pm
Author: Helen Young
Industry: Travel, Automotive, Internet & Online

Online comparator gives smartphone users new tool for sourcing and comparing car hire wherever they are

6 October 2011 – Award-winning car hire price comparator has this week introduced a new app for iPhone smartphone users to help them source car hire from all the industry’s leading suppliers - no matter where they are.

The company - which helps travellers source car hire from all the leading names including Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Ebookers, Hertz, Holiday Autos, Opodo, Sixt and Thrifty - has produced the new app to help users find cheap car rental through their iPhones.

For added peace of mind, once the user has completed a booking using the iPhone app they then receive a reference number sent to the handset - plus also a voucher via email. iPhone app users can also log on to make cancellations or amendments to a booking using the app.

Managing Director of, Gareth Robinson, comments: “Smartphone usage is now pretty much ubiquitous, and so every company has to adapt to move with the times - including ourselves! Our new iPhone app just continues to make our service more convenient and simple to use than ever for our customers."

“With Apple updating their models all the time and iPhone 4s scheduled for release before too long it made sense to introduce our new app right about now.” has made the new iPhone app available for download via iTunes, using the following link: is the leading comparison site for cheap car rental, comparing deals from up to 50 rental companies in over 15,000 locations worldwide including car hire throughout Canada, with a wide choice of pickup locations including car hire in Montreal, Vancouver and car hire in Toronto.


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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