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Online car hire comparison specialist reports rise in demand and prices for London Games car rentals

15 June 2012 – With the Olympic Games in London just a few weeks away from starting, travellers heading to the UK to enjoy the sports need to book car hire as soon as possible to get a good value deal. The warning comes from online car hire price comparator, with the website reporting a surge in demand for Heathrow and Gatwick airport car hire deals.

For more than 5 years now has helped travellers and tourists save on car hire all over the world, with deals to be had from all the sector's top name providers. As sports fans from across the globe head to London this summer, is still able to help them save - with bargain rental deals to be had such as £16 per day from Heathrow Airport*. also reports a rise in bookings for Olympic Games car hire deals picked up from Gatwick Airport, as travellers from all over Europe make for London. With that in mind the site has warned that people need to book cars soon of they want to enjoy good value deals like London Gatwick Airport car hire from just £14 per day.**

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of, comments, “There isn't long to go now until the Olympics starts and as such we have warned people to get their rental deals booked as soon as they can. A rental car is a great way to get around the UK and enjoy the Olympic events, and advance booking is the best way to get lots of choice and good value for money."

The service compares car hire deals from up to 50 rental companies, including Alamo, Auto Europe, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Holiday Autos and Sixt, in over 15,000 locations worldwide. To compare the latest car hire deals visit

*Price correct at time of writing for 1 week car hire from July 26th for rentals collected at Heathrow Airport.

**Price correct at time of writing 1 week car hire from July 26th for rentals collected at Gatwick 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 15,000 locations.

Websites searched include Alamo, Auto Europe, Avis, 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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