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Leading car rentals site offers cheap insurance policies to the already fantastic bargains for car hire deals

07 February 2011 – To address what is normally an expensive procedure for travellers has begun to offer car hire insurance to add another string to its bow in the car hire field. The award-winning site helps tourists save on exorbitant charges from insurers, which when added to the cheapest care hire deals on the internet, make the company even more of a boon to travellers.

Car hire excess insurance can help travellers side-step large excess charges which are normally apparent for those who hire cars and have even a small accident overseas. As travel insurance policies pull up short for car hire cover, can offer insurance protection for as little as £3.99 per day, for holidays to Europe and around the world.

Thomas Cook Group owns White Horse Insurance Ltd, which underwrite insurance policies, and this experience behind the policy should give travellers peace of mind. Car hire insurance excess protection can save holidaymakers lots of money as excess charges can be astronomical, even if the accident is only minor.

Car hire insurance is very important for travellers to have when on holiday”, said Gareth Robinson, spokesperson and managing director of “People who don't have protection can incur huge excess charges which can really put a dampener on a holiday. We are helping people gain car hire excess cover for low prices to add to our already fantastic deals on hire cars from the website, which is making become the number one place for rental cars and extras for overseas renting.” compares prices of the best car hire deals in over 9,000 locations from more than 50 car hire providers including Holiday Autos, Alamo, Budget, Auto Europe and Sixt. To find out more and compare prices 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 10,000 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

Media Contact:

Helen Young
T: 0845 871 2069

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