Car Hire Search Application For Facebook by

May 21, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
May 21, 2011 With the introduction of a new Facebook page, customers can now compare rental cars in more than 15,000 global locations using the car hire price comparison site's Facebook application.

The app was developed in-house and allows people to compare vehicles, availability and the types of cars in AU$, Euros, US$ and GB£, for more than 50 suppliers.

The app has given customers a quicker way to search through car hire searches as their details such as email address, currency, country of origin and age are automatically filled in. The details can be edited on each search if needed.

"Using social media sites like Facebook has allowed us to progress as a company and by using the Facebook app, Carrentals customers can get the best experience", said Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of

He continued, "As customers visit Facebook they can check the availability of hire cars easily and aren't taken away from the page, which makes it less of a disruption, and it's a point that our customers showed positive feedback towards."

The Facebook application does not take the customer away from the social media site until they wish to purchase the rental. The Facebook app can be found here:

Comparing car hire prices in more than 15,000 locations across 50 supplies, is the UK's leading comparator. The companies include big names such as Sixt, Auto Europe, Alamo, Holiday Autos and Budget. To find out more, visit

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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