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Award-winning comparator helps UK tourists save on Geneva and Lyon rentals this winter

04 November 2011 – Tourists from Britain making for the ski slopes of the Alps this coming winter can save a small fortune on their car hire using the latest deals sourced by The award-winning car hire comparison website has announced new cheap car hire deals to help people make their way up into the mountains without breaking their bank.

Offering easy access to some of the best ski slopes and resorts in the world, Geneva remains a hugely popular tourist destination. Getting from the city up into the mountains is simple by hire car, and Geneva Airport is the most commonly-used local collection point for rental vehicles. Thanks to Geneva car hire need not be an expensive - deals are on show right now from just £22 per day with collections at Geneva Airport*.

Flying into Lyon is another popular way to begin a ski holiday - the surrounding areas offer the chance to explore wine country before travelling to one's resort. Ski fans who are in the mood for some French country living before hitting the slopes can currently enjoy new car hire France deals on - prices commence at only £19 per day with collections at Lyon Airport**.

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of, says, “A rental car is a must for getting out and about on a ski holiday to the Alps - and we advise people to book winter tyres and snow chains too. Right now we are pleased to be able to help people maximise their ski holiday budgets thanks to the latest prices we have sourced from top name rental suppliers."

The service compares car hire deals from up to 50 rental companies, including Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Holiday Autos and Sixt, in over 10,000 locations worldwide. To compare the latest car hire deals visit

*Price correct at time of writing for 1 week car hire from November 30th for rentals collected at Geneva Airport.

**Price correct at time of writing for 1 week car hire from November 30th for rentals collected at Lyon Airport.

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

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