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Award-winning car hire website tells couples about romantic drives to enjoy around Europe

30 JANUARY 2012 – Leading car hire comparison website has this week announced its recommended romantic drives for UK couples to enjoy this Valentine's Day.

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of, commented: “Many people look to book car hire for this time of year and our site always sees more users booking up deals for Valentine's Day escapes."

“This year we've seen lots of people choosing unusual places different from the usual Paris and Rome bookings. As such we've decided to recommend some of Europe's most romantic drives for people this Valentine's." Top 5 Romantic Driving Locations:

1. Amalfi Coast, Italy – Take in pretty fishing villages, hills, ports and more along Italy's stunning Amalfi Coast. You can drive this road starting out from either Sorrento or Salerno.

2. Champagne, France - Explore French wine country with a romantic drive along 220 kilometres of beautiful French countryside.

3. West Coast of Scotland – Lochs, castles and beautiful countryside are all on offer on a drive along Scotland's west coast and up into Argyllshire.

4. Seville, Spain – Andalusia's capital is home to beautiful orange groves and a truly romantic drive out to either the secret gardens at Barrio de Santa Cruz and the Guadalquivir River.

5. Romantic Road, Germany – Bavaria's most picturesque road boasts castles, churches, pretty towns and more. A drive with a real difference for British couples to enjoy this Valentine's Day. is the UK’s leading car hire comparison site providing cheap car hire in over 15,000 locations worldwide including Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, with pick up locations including car hire Faro offers and car hire Faro Airport deals.

To compare the latest car hire deals for a Valentine’s Day getaway 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 15,000 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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Rachel Mealing & Jenny White
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F: 01625 511967

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