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Lightwater, Surrey, United Kingdom, 2011/10/06 - Leading internet car hire comparator offers new app for iPhone users to browse, book and manage car rental reservations online - CarRentals.co.uk.
The UK’s leading online car rental price comparison Carrentals.co.uk has announced the introduction of its new iPhone application for travellers who need to compare rates, make bookings and manage car hire details on the go. More than 15,000 travel destinations are available from 50 of the top car hire firms.
To date, Carrentals.co.uk has processed over 650,000 car hire bookings and is taking the convenience of online booking to a new level with its latest iPhone app. Customers can now check availability and compare the rates of rentals in every category using their iPhone wherever they are. The online comparator features the most current and comprehensive list of rental options available.
Once a booking is complete, Carrentals.co.uk gets the reference number immediately to your iPhone and the rental voucher to your email address so that you can instantly confirm that everything is arranged for your car hire pick up. Customers using the iPhone app can also manage all the details of their current car hire reservations with a touch of a button and even make cancellations.
Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, Gareth Robinson, says: “We want our customers to have every advantage possible when making their car hire reservation, and with the advent of smartphones throughout the UK this means creating a specialised app just for devices like iPhones. Now our customers can review and update their rental details anywhere at anytime.”
“With the new iPhone 4S just released by Apple it was the perfect time for us to introduce our new app. Just go online and download the application and you’ll have mobile car hire booking power whenever you need it.”
The new iPhone app is available for download through iTunes itunes.apple.com/gb/app/carrentals.co.uk/id466393653?mt=8
Carrentals.co.uk is the leading comparison site for cheap car rental, comparing deals from up to 50 rental companies in over 15,000 locations worldwide including car hire throughout Canada, with a wide choice of pickup locations including car hire in Montreal, Vancouver and car hire in Toronto.
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.
Rachel Builder & Jenny White, Context (contextpr.co.uk)
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