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2013-05-29 08:20:44

LONDON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrentals.co.uk customers raise vital funds for Reuben's Retreat through comparators 'Book and Donate' Scheme Global car hire comparator Carrentals.co.uk has raised over GBP1000 for North West charity Reuben's Retreat. The two organisations teamed up earlier in the year to run a 'Book and Donate' scheme, in which the comparison site donates GBP1 for every booking made on six designated days....

2013-05-24 08:20:31

LONDON, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a recent Which? report criticises car hire companies for lack of transparency over fees, Carrentals.co.uk offers advice to consumers on how to uncover 'hidden extras' A new report from leading consumer organisation, Which? has criticised car hire companies for confusing their customers with hidden charges, and failing to show complete transparency over fees. According to the...

2013-04-25 08:23:02

LONDON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- North East residents scored highest on European driving trivia A new nationwide survey has revealed that residents in the North East of England are the most knowledgeable when questioned on European driving regulations, with an average of 60% giving correct answers. The survey, which was carried out by leading car hire price comparator Carrentals.co.uk and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, questioned...

2013-03-26 08:20:42

LONDON, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings revealed that while 40% of Britons driving abroad do not familiarise themselves with the relevant Highway Code, 60% believe they know the local drink drive limit Over 40% of British holidaymakers who drive while abroad fail to research the highway code of the country they will be travelling in, it has been revealed. However despite this, 63% of those questioned in the survey of over 1400 people, were confident they knew both...

2013-03-18 12:20:11

LONDON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading car hire comparator Carrentals.co.uk has announced it will be supporting the Ski 4 Cancer charity on its latest fundraising scheme in France. Ski 4 Cancer will be staging a charity challenge in La Tania on the 20th and 21st of March, in which entrants attempt to ski either the vertical height of Mont Blanc (4807 metres) or Everest (8848 metres) in just one day. The challenge will focus on the green, blue or red pistes, which...

2013-03-05 12:22:07

LONDON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National 'Book and Donate' scheme being rolled out in aid of recently launched charity, Reuben's Retreat Global car hire comparator, Carrentals.co.uk, is re-launching its successful 'Book and Donate' scheme to help raise funds for a newly founded charity. The scheme, in which the comparison site donates GBP1 for every booking made on six designated days, has previously been in conjunction with...

2013-01-30 08:20:50

LONDON, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generous travellers who booked car hire on promoted charity days in association with Carrentals.co.uk raise over GBP1000 for StreetSmart homeless charity in just six days Customers who booked car hire through Carrentals.co.uk on six special 'charity' days have raised over GBP1000 for the homeless charity StreetSmart. For every booking made the car hire comparator donated an...

2013-01-18 16:20:15

LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holidaymakers hiring a car to make the most out of their trip are often not directly contacting their rental provider should a problem arise, Carrentals.co.uk has warned. Often when hiring a car, any charges incurred for factors such as; no fuel on return, damage to the vehicle or loss of deposit, will be taken off the credit card given on arrival after you have returned the vehicle and travelled home or continued on your trip....

2012-11-29 08:22:13

LONDON, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading car hire comparison site Carrentals.co.uk raises over GBP200 in its first 'Book and Donate' month for homeless charity 'StreetSmart' - with two months still to go to raise even more For the second year running, leading car hire comparison website CarrentalsUK has teamed up with the charity StreetSmart for another 'Book and Donate' campaign. The first two donate days in November, 4th...

2012-11-06 12:20:35

LONDON, November 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey reveals that, contrary to widespread belief, women are better drivers in terms of knowledge of the highway-code, number of penalty points and speed awareness - 57% of men had been involved in one or more accidents, compared to 44% of women - 45% of 36-45 year-old and 66+ male drivers had been caught speeding - 60% of men over 66...