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People using iPhones able to find car hire on the move thanks to dedicated website’s new app

4 October 2011 – Internet-based car hire price comparison specialist Carrentals.co.uk has this week introduced a new iPhone app which helps people on the move compare and book deals from 50 top name providers in over 15,000 travel destinations.

The online specialist has developed the new app to make it simple for users to compare and book cheap car rental from their handsets at any time. Carrentals.co.uk has helped users to find and reserve more than 650,000 car hire deals so far and the new app will make it easier than ever for people.

Having found the right deal for them the user is then sent a confirmation reference straight to their iPhone plus also a voucher attachment by email - giving the hirer all the reservation information they will need in case of problems. The app also lets people contact customer services and make cancellations if required.

Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, Gareth Robinson, says: “Hundreds of thousands of people are using iPhones these days and they are ideal for travellers who need to make bookings on the move. Our Carrentals.co.uk app will let people compare rental deals in 15,000 locations wherever they might be at the time.”

“With the 5th generation iPhone on the horizon and users queuing up to upgrade their handsets we felt this was the perfect time to introduce our new car hire comparison app.”

The Carrentals.co.uk iPhone app is free to download from the iTunes store at: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/carrentals.co.uk/id466393653?...

Carrentals.co.uk is the leading comparison site for cheap car rental, comparing deals from up to 50 rental companies in over 15,000 locations worldwide including car hire throughout Canada, with a wide choice of pickup locations including car hire in Montreal, Vancouver and car hire in Toronto.
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About Carrentals.co.uk
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

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