Online car hire comparison site offers mobile users convenience of booking anywhere anytime using new app
7 AUGUST 2011 – When a quick change of travel plans demands a car hire booking on the fly, the new Android phone app launched by Carrentals.co.uk can save the day.
From any Android device, search the current rates of 50 top car rental firms for anything from a car hire in Ireland to a luxury sedan in Nice using the new app from Carrentals.co.uk. Find the best rates possible on car hire to any of the 15,000 worldwide locations covered by the popular online booking service.
Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, says: “We’re keeping pace with the continuing rise of Smartphones across the UK and Europe by launching our very own app designed to replicate the comprehensive car hire services offered on our website. Now you have the power to make a quick and simple booking anywhere your Android phone can connect.”
Go to www.carrentals.co.uk/about/carrentals-mobile/carrentals-andr... for the latest free version of the Android phone app. A version for Apple’s iPhone is expected to be released by the end of the year.
Making a car hire booking from an Android phone is easier than ever with the app from Carrentals.co.uk. After completing the reservation, an immediate confirmation code will be delivered to the mobile phone followed by an email detailing the booking information and serving as a rental voucher for pick up.
The process of arranging a reservation using car hire in Dublin airport the Android app is fast and easy. As soon as the process is completed, the website sends an email to the user with the actual rental voucher and full information. An instant message is also sent to the mobile phone with a special confirmation number confirming the booking.
Carrentals.co.uk is a popular online rental car booking website displaying up-to-date special offers and current rates from over 50 rental agencies like Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Holiday Autos and Sixt at 15,000 locations around the world from car hire in Dublin airport to a rental for the coast of Spain.
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 15,000 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, and in 2010 it was Highly Commended in the Best Meta-search/Price Comparison category. To book or for further information visit www.carrentals.co.uk
Rachel Builder & Jenny White
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