Highways Agency Joins Forces with Carrentals.co.uk to Promote Safe Driving on Britain's Roads this Summer

August 19, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
August 19, 2010 Regular breaks during long distance journeys are being promoted by the Highways Agency and Carrentals.co.uk as the two combine forces to tackle the dangerous roads in the UK during the summer. It is all part of the Get Out More campaign that provides UK holidaymakers with the chance to make great savings.

Millions of Brits will be holidaying in the UK this summer following a tradition that started in 2009 when 37 million Brits chose to spend their main holiday in the UK. The importance of taking breaks during long journeys is emphasised by the Highways Agency and Carrentals.co.uk in order to help keep Britain's roads safe.

Car rentals can be organised for less than ever through Carrentals.co.uk and the company is focused on ensuring that its customers drive safely this year. Avoiding bad traffic jams as well as planning out journeys better so they are more interesting will all help to staying safer on the roads this year and these are just a few ideas that the new partnership is bringing to the table.

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk spoke out about the new partnership: "Our Get Out More campaign is aimed at helping more families to get out more this summer without breaking the bank. Our new partnership with the Highways Agency will allow us to offer our customers a safer way to travel as well as a cheaper holiday."
The Get Out More section of the Carrentals.co.uk website is the place to go for all the information that you should need to help to plan your journey out more effectively. DAB Traffic Radio along with live traffic maps and route checking systems are just a few of the tools on offer with the new partnership.

'Get Out More' boasts endless great discounts and deals to UK holidaymakers and it offers lots of ideas on how to make the summertime more fun without costing too much. Trips are available at discounted rate to many aquariums, theme parks and museums around the UK.

Check out www.carrentals.co.uk/get_out_more if you want to see the entire list of discounts and deals and the Highway Agency's tools can be seen at www.carrentals.co.uk/get_out_more/highway_agency_summer_getaway.html

The new partnership will be welcomed by many road safety experts and the primary message at the Highways Agency this summer is all about keeping safe on the roads.

Carrentals.co.uk compares car hire deals from up to 50 rental companies, including Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, easyCar, Holiday Autos and Sixt, in over 9,000 locations worldwide.
To compare the latest car hire deals visit www.carrentals.co.uk.

About Carrentals.co.uk
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 9,000 locations.

Websites searched include Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, easyCar, 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. To book or for further information visit www.carrentals.co.uk

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