Android App Launched by Carrentals.co.uk – Users Enjoy Mobile Car Hire Booking

Industry: Travel

Smartphone tool helps users of price comparator enjoy yet more convenience

Lightwater, Surrey (PRUnderground) August 11th, 2011

Searching for the right holiday car hire deal just got more convenient thanks to the latest development announced by Carrentals.co.uk. The award-winning price comparator has launched a new app for Android smartphones to make people’s lives even easier.

Carrentals.co.uk has invested time and resources to bring the new app to Android smartphone users, allowing them to search for and reserve car hire whether queuing in the supermarket or sitting in their garden. Users can log on to the web and find the app at www.carrentals.co.uk/about/carrentals-mobile/carrentals-android-app.

Also included in the new Android app is an add-on which sends a reference number straight to the user’s mobile device while copying a paper voucher to their home address too.

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, comments: “Our goal is to remain at the cutting edge of the market and this new app launch will help our users enjoy added convenience. Being able to compare and book car hire on the move is a nice development for the modern smartphone user.”

Later on this year Carrentals.co.uk plans to launch a new app which is designed uniquely for Apple iPhones as well.

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.

About Carrentals.co.uk:

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. To book or for further information visit www.carrentals.co.uk

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