WOKING, England, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
One in five (19%) of today's travellers are putting themselves at risk of not getting a hire car for their holiday this year by planning to wait until they get to the airport before arranging car hire, according to Holiday Autos.
Figures from the UK's largest car hire broker reveal that these "car hire chancers" face paying up to 30% more for car hire if they book last minute (less than a month in advance).
Holiday Autos is advising customers to hire well before they fly in order to avoid paying extra for their holiday car, with now being the perfect time to book as Holiday Autos continues its 25% sale on car rentals in 25 of its most popular destinations, launched to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
The second week of the sale will feature popular family favourites such as Tenerife, Lanzarote, Dalaman and Bodrum, while closer-to-home city breaks in Barcelona, Salzburg and Vienna will also prove value for money. If you want to make it a German affair, those booking car hire in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich will also enjoy the anniversary discount this week.
Tue 8 May Barcelona Wed 9 May Tenerife Wed 9 May Lanzarote Thu 10 May Munich Fri 11 May Salzburg Fri 11 May Vienna Sat 12 May Dalaman Sat 12 May Bodrum Sun 13 May Frankfurt Sun 13 May Berlin
The car hire sale runs until 25 May so watch this space for announcements of further destinations.
The car hire sale launches on 1 May, running until 25 May 2012, and is valid for bookings until 31 October. It offers all customers the chance to save 25% on all selected cars in different locations each day for an exclusive 24 hour period only.
Isabelle Ratinaud, MD of Holiday Autos says "We've seen a huge amount of evolution in car hire over the 25 years we've been in business and thought it was only right to celebrate with an extra special offer. Hopefully our anniversary sale will encourage more people to book earlier to enable them to explore and fully enjoy their holiday destination this year, be it sunny beach breaks or cultural city getaways".
Full details of the sale, with a list of all sale locations and the terms and conditions applicable can be found at the Holiday Autos Sale Page.
About Holiday Autos:
Holiday Autos is the world's largest car hire broker operating in over 5,000 locations around the world.
Working with partners including Avis, Alamo, Europcar, Sixt, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Budget, Holiday Autos offers competitively priced car hire and a high level of service to all its customers.
As well car hire, holiday autos also offers campervan hire, van hire, prestige and hybrid car hire as well as chauffeur drive services through its consumer website.
Travellers can book directly at http://www.holidayautos.co.uk or by calling one of the customer services team on 0871-472-5229 between 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week.
For media enquires please contact the holiday autos press office on [email protected] or +44(0)207-492-7969.
SOURCE Holiday Autos