Carrentals.co.uk Announces Winners for Their First Ever Video Contest
November 08, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsNovember 8, 2010 – The winner's video 'a superhero's car?', was sent in by Tim Bunn from Middlesex, earning him a 16GB Apple iPad as the top prize from Carrentals.co.uk.
The online competition started in July, where Carrentals.co.uk asked internet viewers to piece together a video which lasted 90 seconds. The videos were then submitted and put on Carrentals.co.uk YouTube page. Carrentals.co.uk then watched and made decisions on the best video, and awarded the top three best videos with great prizes.
"Winning an iPad is brilliant! I've never won anything before and I still can't believe my luck!", said Tim Bunn, the competition winner.
CarrentalsCarHire is the name of Carrentals.co.uk's YouTube page, where the videos, including the winner's 'a superhero's car?' can be seen. Alongside Tim's number one video, £50 worth of John Lewis vouchers went award to 'Mini Motorhead', and third place went to 'My Ride', which bagged £25 worth of shopping vouchers.
Carrentals.co.uk's spokesperson and Managing Director, Mr Gareth Robinson, says, "The response to our first online video competition has been amazing, with people putting lots of time into adding to our YouTube page. Some of the videos were very cleverly done, but Tim's stood out as the best, in our eyes. I and the whole team would like to thank everyone for participating and say 'well done' to Tim on his success!".
In more than 10,000 destinations around the world, Carrentals.co.uk compares the prices for 50 hire car companies such a Budget, Alamo, Auto Europe, Sixt and Holiday Autos.
For more information, see www.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 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 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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