Booking Early is the Best Way to Bank Holiday Travel Bargains Says Leading Car Hire Website

Lightwater, United Kingdom (PressExposure) April 16, 2009 -- From Andalucía to the Alps, award-winning car hire price comparison website is helping British travellers to save money this Bank Holiday by advising early booking.

While the worldwide economic downturn continues to hit families in the pocket, the leading price comparison website advises British travellers that if they want to save money on specific elements of a trip, they should compare prices online and book early. This is the best way to access the best car rental prices on the market.

Gareth Robinson, managing director of, said, “We are seeing demand for car hire remain high this year in spite of the turbulent financial times. British people obviously really need a break from the country and to get away elsewhere.”

“With that in mind we are advising getting online, comparing prices from a number of suppliers and then early booking. The prices for car hire change daily so booking in advance is the way to great value deals.”

Bank Holiday car rental in Faro currently starts from as little as £13* per day, from £15* per day in Madrid, £17* per day in Edinburgh and £16* per day in Boston.

Gareth Robinson continued, “People are booking the usual UK Bank Holiday getaways this year but also places like central Europe, America and the Middle East as they look to find the place where their pound will stretch the furthest.” compares car hire deals from up to 50 rental companies, including Sixt, Alamo, Holiday Autos and EasyCar in over 9,000 locations worldwide.

To compare the best Bank Holiday car hire deals visit *Prices are based on seven-day rental from 23 May 2009 and are subject to change.


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 9,000 locations.

Websites searched include Budget, Thrifty, Sixt, Holiday Autos, Opodo, EBookers, and EasyCar, with the site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type.

The site also features over 6,000 links to useful tourist information sites, plus over 2,700 pages of travel information in a mini-guide format.

In 2008, was voted Best Car Hire Website in the Travolution Awards. To book or for further information visit

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