New Australian Comparison Site Launched by Car Hire Specialist

12 October 2009 -“ Leading car hire price comparator Carrentals.co.uk has introduced a new website which will extend its award-winning car hire services to the Australian market. The company has launched Comparecarrentals.com.au to allow Australian customers to enjoy domestic and international car hire at great prices.

Carrentals.co.uk has enjoyed burgeoning success since its inception in 2003 and the company has built up a large user base in Australia. As such the company decided to launch a bespoke service which addresses the needs of its customers in that country, so introduced Comparecarrentals.com.au.Comparecarrentals.com.au features leading name suppliers on its site such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Easycar, Argus, Hertz, Holiday Autos, 121Carhire, Sixt and Ecarz. The site offers rental services in all major Australian cities like Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth and also in additional smaller places including the Gold Coast and Cairns.

Gareth Robinson, spokesman for Carrentals.co.uk, commented, “It is a great achievement for us to be able to launch our Australian sister site, and it’s testimony to the great work we have done in that part of the world getting people massive savings on their car hire needs.”

Comparecarrentals.com.au offers outstanding value deals on its site, including examples such as one week’s car hire in Melbourne for just AU$296 (£165), in Brisbane for only AU$258 (£144) and in capital Canberra from just AU$245 (£137)*.

Carrentals.co.uk compares car hire deals from up to 50 rental companies including Alamo, Budget, EasyCar, Holiday Autos and SixT in over 9,000 locations worldwide. Its new Australian service will build on this expertise to become an essential travel resource.



For more on car hire in Australia and beyond, please see http://www.comparecarrentals.com.au. *prices based on one week rental from 19/10/09. Prices correct at time of news release issue but may be subject to change.

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 35 different car hire websites, providing an impartial comparison of the best prices available in over 9,000 locations.

Websites searched include Alamo, Budget, EasyCar, 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. To book or for further information visit www.carrentals.co.uk

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