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121Carhire.com Says London Olympics Causing Rise in Car Hire Demand

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Car hire demand ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games is markedly says leading car hire booking website 121carhire.com

Cardigan, Ceredigion (PRUnderground) June 8th, 2012

Car hire demand ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games is markedly says leading car hire booking website 121carhire.com.

The website reports that nearly 50% of bookings taken recently are for the period 20 July to 11 August as Brits reserve their rental cars for getting around during the Olympics.

121carhire.com also reports a jump in bookings by overseas residents as – with people heading to London from as far afield as New Zealand, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Michael Bond, spokesperson for 121carhire.com, says, “We’ve seen a marked spike in reservations lately as the country gets set for the Olympics. The UK is expecting an influx of people from around the globe, many of whom will need cars to get out and about.”

“Our advice to people is to make sure they book in plenty of time to give them choice and value for money – especially if they are collecting cars at busy places like airports.”

121Carhire.com reports that the top 5 countries making rental bookings between 20 July and 11 August for the Olympic Games are:

Top 5 Countries Booking Car Hire –

1. Great Britain
2. USA
3. The Netherlands
4. Italy
5. Switzerland

To check the latest offers and availability, visit www.121carhire.com.

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About 121carhire.com

121carhire.com has been operating an online car hire service for over 5 years. We recently partnered with carrentals.co.uk as one of their approved car hire services. We do our best to find our customers the cheapest prices on car hire in over 115 countries.

We cover around 15,000 locations and have deals with car rental depots in all major countries and tourist destinations.

Our reservations team are always there to provide help and support when you book with us online. Our online business helps us keep our costs down so we can pass on price savings to you.

We hope you find our booking process easy to use. Once you submit your booking to us, our reservations then prepare your car hire voucher and email it to you. We feel this saves time and money and we are always there to help if anything goes wrong. Your voucher allows the collection desk to identify you and which car you have booked.

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