Great Days Out this Summer with Family Active from

June 29, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
29 June 2007 – The 2007 Summer holidays will be more fun and more affordable with the Family Active offers, designed to make it easier for families to get out and do more over the coming months.

The car hire price comparison site has put together a new range of special offers, tips and advice for summer 2007, including - discounts at attractions across the UK; free maps of walks from the Highlands to Hampshire; and cycling information in partnership with Everyday Cycling.

Days Out offers include free places or discounted entry at JORVIK Viking Centre, The Dungeons, Chester Zoo, The Deep and more, making it more affordable to keep kids entertained this summer. To claim the discounts visitors simply download the voucher from the website and take it to the selected attraction.

Gareth Robinson, marketing director of, said: “The summer holidays can be an expensive time for parents, so we’re trying to make it a bit more affordable. This year we’ve teamed up with some fantastic UK attractions, plus with the walks and cycling routes, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

“The site and offers are open to everyone, not just our customers, so we’d encourage anyone looking for summer holiday inspiration to have a look round and take advantage of some of the great value deals we have.”

The website – - also includes 56 free maps of walks across the UK, designed to make it easier to explore the British countryside on foot. From the Highlands of Scotland to Yorkshire and Devon, the walks offer something for all fitness levels and have been specially selected by walking specialist is also partnering with Everyday Cycling to offer routes and cycling information across the UK, plus there are travel tips for helping summer car hire go smoothly.

To take advantage of the offers and for more information visit

About was launched in February 2003 and grew to become one of the UK’s leading online car hire companies 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 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, and EasyCar, with the site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type or provider.

The 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

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