LONDON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Europcar is the latest company to be included on the award winning car hire comparison site Carrentals.co.uk, strengthening the comparator's offering further and providing the widest choice of rental prices in the market.
The leading car hire company in Europe, Europcar offers car hire throughout the UK and Europe and was awarded 'World's Leading Leisure Car Hire Company' at the 2010 World Travel Awards, offering flexible pick up and drop off options, together with a broad range of vehicles.
Europcar joins other car rental companies including Hertz, Budget and Sixt on the Carrentals.co.uk website, underlining Carrentals.co.uk's reputation as the leading online car hire comparison service.
Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of Carrentals.co.uk, said: "Our approach is all about delivering a fairer approach to price comparison for both suppliers and customers, and with over 149,000 rentals booked through us last year it's proving increasingly popular. The new partnership with Europcar, one of Europe's best known brands, is another milestone in our development, enabling our customers to search prices from major car hire providers, together with smaller specialist suppliers."
Carrentals.co.uk now compares deals from over 50 rental companies including Alamo, Auto Europe, Budget, Holiday Autos and Sixt, in over 15,000 locations worldwide.
Europcar is the European leader in passenger car and light utility rentals, providing services in approximately 150 countries worldwide including car hire in France, Italy and Spain.
For more information visit www.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