Advance booking essential ahead of Olympics warns

28th Jun 2012
Advance booking essential ahead of Olympics warns

The approval today by the City of San Jose is the last endorsement needed for a regional agreement to fully fund the modernization of the Caltrain system., the award-winning car hire price comparison website, has issued advice to travellers ahead of this summer’s forthcoming Olympic Games in London. With prices rising and UK car hire on the up, the website is warning people to book their car rental deals soon or risk paying over the odds - or even missing out on a rental car altogether.

With under 50 days to go to the Games, has seen a rise in demand for car hire while prices have also been rising. With that in mind advises booking rental deals as soon as possible if travellers want to take advantage of great value deals like London Gatwick Airport car hire from just GBP14 per day.** helps tourists and travellers to compare car hire deals from over 50 of the industry’s leading providers, from Alamo to Thrifty, and offers rental deals in more than 15,000 places around the world. This summer for the Olympic Games has great value deals available such as rentals from Heathrow Airport from as little as GBP16 per day*.

Gareth Robinson, Managing Director of, said, “Now is definitely the time to get car hire for the Olympics booked. Cars are being booked up fast and we expect prices to rise as the Games get closer - so advance booking is the key to getting a good value deal at one of the UK’s major airports.”

*Price correct at time of writing for 1 week car hire from July 26th for rentals collected at Heathrow Airport.


**Price correct at time of writing 1 week car hire from July 26th for rentals collected at Gatwick Airport.


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