So you’re looking for wheels while on your next holiday? Car hire is a convenient way to get around and explore a local area. However, it can be expensive if you don’t pre-book your car hire in advance or worse, there may not be availability of a car within your budget.
Why you need to book car hire in advance:
Booking in advance is the best way to save money on car hire. Car rental companies offer special deals for people who book in advance and can save you up to 50% compared to booking on the day. It also allows you to choose a car size and type that suits your needs, whereas if you book at the airport or on the day of travel, there may not be a choice available and this could mean getting an unsatisfactory vehicle.
The earlier you book, the cheaper your car hire will be. If you’re planning on renting a car for your holiday, then it’s important to bear in mind that availability is very limited especially in European countries and prices are high when demand is high.
It’s also worth noting that many car hires have minimum age requirements so make sure that whoever is driving has passed their test before committing yourself to paying extra charges!
If you’re planning to rent a car while on holiday, it’s always worth checking the terms and conditions of your rental contract. Car hire companies often don’t have any cancellation fees if you cancel at least 24 hours before the start of your rental. Some companies may not allow cancellations at all, and some may charge a fee for late cancellations.
The good news:
You now have real-time access to all major transportation providers thanks to a partnership between CarTrawler and b4i.travel. With the help of our live feed, you can compare the top international car rental companies’ rates in more than 50,000 locations worldwide. You’ll not only save money by booking your car ahead of time, but you’ll also feel more secure when travelling. Think using booking.com, but for cars.
Ready to secure your holiday ride? Head over to our website to book your car hire before you travel!