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Lightwater, Surrey, United Kingdom, 2011/08/11 - People who use Android phones now able to find car hire on the move thanks to website’s new app - Carrentals.co.uk / ASAPventures.co.uk.
Online car hire price comparison specialist Carrentals.co.uk this week introduces a new dedicated Android app which helps people on the move compare the latest deals from 50 top name providers in more than 15,000 travel destinations.
The new app has been developed and designed to make it simple for people to compare and book car hire deals from their mobile devices and can be downloaded from Carrentals.co.uk/.
Having booked a hire deal the user then receives a reference number sent directly to their phone and a paper voucher to their postal address – giving the hirer all the reservation details and information they should need.
Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, comments: “More and more people are using smartphones these days and they are ideal for travellers who want to sort things out on the move. The new app we have launched lets Carrentals.co.uk users enjoy comparing rental deals in 15,000 locations around the world wherever they might be at the time.”
Carrentals.co.uk will launch another app for Apple iPhones later on this year.
Carrentals.co.uk is the leading car hire comparison site comparing deals from up to 50 rental companies, including Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Holiday Autos and Sixt, in over 15,000 locations worldwide including car hire in Ireland, France and Spain, with a wide choice of pickup locations including car hire in Dublin airport, Palma and Calais.
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.
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