Major Spanish car Hire Player Comes on board with Carrentals.co.uk
March 18, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsMarch 2007 – Car hire price comparator carrentals.co.uk has signed up 30m.com, a major player in the Spanish online car hire market. This is the 41st new site to make its inventory available with carrentals.co.uk since its re-launch as a pure comparison site in February 2007.
30m will join a growing band of online car hire including: Holiday Autos, E-Bookers, Opodo, Alamo, Thrifty, EasyCar, and Hertz in a move that will further strengthen carrentals.co.uk’s offering in the Iberian peninsula.
Carrentals marketing director Gareth Robinson commented: “This is a great deal all round for 30m.com, carrentals.co.uk and the travelling public. Customers can get some of the best prices available online because we don’t charge our providers for “click throughs”. They only pay when they take a booking, which is the ultimate in ROI (return on investment) for an online travel brand. “
Visitors to the carrentals site can search by car type in over 4,000 locations around the World, with search results shown in price order, together with details of the company providing it. They can then go straight to the supplier’s site, which retains the rental location and dates, and read more about the hire options and conditions.
Since its launch in 2003 Carrentals.co.uk has grown to become one of the leading online car hire websites. In 2006 it booked its 100,000th customer and turnover reached £8million.
Carrentals.co.uk was launched in February 2003 and grew to become one of the UK’s leading online car hire company by 2006, when it also booked its 100,000th customer.
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 new Carrentals.co.uk site now searches over 40 different car hire websites, providing an impartial comparison of the best prices available.
Websites searched include Alamo, Thrifty, Sixt, Holiday Autos, Opodo, EBookers, Carrentals.co.uk and EasyCar, with the Carrentals.co.uk site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type or provider.
The Carrentals.co.uk site also features over 6,000 links to useful tourist information sites, plus over 2,700 pages of travel information in a mini-guide format.
To book or for further information visit www.carrentals.co.uk
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