Holiday Makers Should Take The Advice Of Carrentals.co.uk This Easter And Book Well In Advance
Released on: April 11, 2011, 2:07 pm
Popular holiday destinations are suffering a price hike due to
the extended Easter break, the independent car rental comparison site
11 April 2011 – Britons will be pleased to hear that with the forthcoming Easter and the Royal Wedding they will be
able to take an extended break of 11 days using only three days of their annual
holiday from work. As many people begin to catch on, the UK’s favourite car rental
comparator, Carrentals.co.uk, is advising holiday makers to book early to avoid high
The company reports that over the past few months, popular destinations such as
Geneva, Malaga, and Alicante have risen steadily in price as many people snap up
holidays for the extended break.
Prices such as seven days car hire at Faro Airport have spiked by as much as 90%, and car rental in Geneva has risen in
price by up to 60%.
Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, says: “As we get closer to
the date of the Royal Wedding, more and more people are keen to take advantage of
the four bank holidays by taking a European break. This has meant that rental cars
both abroad and in the UK are in great demand, pushing the prices up.
“The company is advising travellers who intend to go away during this peak period to
book their car hire in good time and don’t leave it until the last minute when
prices will be considerably higher and choices much fewer.”
Top 10 Destinations for Easter 2011
Currently deals include car hire for a week at Malaga Airport from only £17* per day, Rome car hire, with prices starting at £21* per day,
starting at £21* per day in Majorca, and £20* for one day from Edinburgh Airport.
Carrentals.co.uk is the leading website for car rental comparison in the UK. The
website compares the latest deals from car hire companies like Auto, Alamo, Europe,
Sixt, Budget, and Holiday Autos. Log onto www.carrentals.co.uk to see the best
*Prices based on a one-week rental from 22 April 2011 and are subject to change.
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 10,000 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
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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