holiday autos launches worldwide car hire sale
holiday autos has slashed online rental rates with discounts on every date on every hire
car in every destination worldwide in a sale which starts today Friday (November 28).
The discounted prices are available for pick-ups between now and October 31, 2004.
Bookings must be made online by midnight on December 16.
A one week rental in winter sun hot spot Tenerife is down from £125 to £63*; New
York rates start at £161, reduced from £239. And in Italy, rentals are down from £199 to
£140 for one week.
A one week rental in Alicante is down from £105 to £70*. Marseille is reduced from
£149 to £112 for one week’s car hire. And Orlando is down from £179 to £129 per
For bookings and information visit www.holidayautos.co.uk or Tel: 0870 400 0010.
*based on one week’s rental of an economy car booked online. Discounts shown are
available on selected dates up to March 31, excluding December 20 – January 2. Higher
prices published in Holiday Autos price guide edition 21..
For media information contact: Claire Williams Tel: 01276 413929 or email
About holiday autos
holiday autos is the world’s largest leisure car rental broker. Founded in 1987,
the innovative company revolutionised the car rental industry by introducing fully
inclusive rental prices, and, a few years later, was among the first to enmbrace
e-commerce by developing the website as a key distribution channel. Today more
than 40% of business is transacted on-line.
The holiday autos group operates through a mix of corporate offices, joint
ventures and sales agents in 40 countries worldwide. In 2002 the group turnover
In March 2003 holiday autos was bought by lastminute.com for ₤40 million.
Company founder Clive Jacobs retains the position of chief executive and has
joined the board of lastminute.com as vice chairman.
lastminute.com is Europe’s leading online provider of travel and leisure solutions.
Based on the idea of matching supply and demand, it offers consumers last
minute opportunities to acquire airline tickets, hotel rooms, package holidays, car
hire, entertainment tickets, restaurant reservations and home delivery, speciality
services, gifts and auctions.
Operating across multiple markets, lastminute.com has established approximately
15,300 supplier relationships and over 7.5 million subscribers to its weekly
lastminute.com also owns and operates online brands holidayautos.com,
travelprice.com, degriftour.com, travelselect.com, travel4less.co.uk and
eXhilaration.co.uk and has a stake in LCC24.com, the online vehicle for Lufthansa
City Center, in Germany.
More information available at www.lastminute.com/ir