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iPhone mobile app launched called CarHirePro by Car Hire Assistant


Car rental price comparison site, Car Hire Assistant has introduced a new mobile “App” to allow users of the popular iPhone and iPad to easily compare prices on car hire. Named “CarHirePro”, this free app is available for download from Apple Store through iTunes by searching for “Car Hire Assistant” and more information can be found on the Car Hire Assistant main website.

Car Hire Assistant recognised that users want a convenient, fast and simple method to compare car rental prices on the move and this application does so in a fast and logical manner. Users can even use GPS to locate their nearest car hire centres.

In addition to searching for the best prices, users can book their hire in a simple 3 stage process and then review and/or amend their bookings using the CarHirePro application.

Car Hire Assistant can cater for users seeking a rental car in some 175 countries on 5 continents. And, with up to 550 rental operators searched, users can choose from over 30,000 car hire locations.

To offer the widest possible choice, Car Hire Assistant includes searches of local and regional rental operators, in addition to well known brands such as Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar, Enterprise, National, SIXT and Dollar.

The CarHirePro mobile app will allow you to do any of the following:

  • Select your current location
  • Choose which currency you want to receive the prices in
  • Search using simple and very quick entry function
  • Find your nearest rental location using in-built GPS
  • Ability to book online
  • Facility to amend and change reservations using the app

As an intermediary, Car Hire Assistant adds nothing to the rental price, users can search and book with the confidence of knowing they will receive a selection of the very best car rental deals, from local and national brands, without the fear of hidden extras or charges.

CarHirePro is a free application and available for immediate download.

Download the CarhirePro from iTunes App Store using the link below, or search for “Car Hire Assistant” on your iPhone or iPad. 

Download CarHirePro Mobile App

 

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Fly from Cardiff to Malaga


Spanish low-cost airline, Vueling, will launch flights between Cardiff and Malaga in Spring 2013, with flights priced from around £32 one way.

Vueling began operations from Cardiff earlier this year with direct flights to Barcelona, Palma and Alicante, operated by Airbus A320 aircraft for the summer season.

Compare car hire at any of the above destinations with Car Hire Assistant, the car rental, price comparison site. Compare the prices of local rental companies as well as the major brands such as Europcar, Sixt, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Dollar and Thrifty.

iPhone users can download Car Hire Assistant’s new iPhone App for Car Hire free from iTunes

 

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Hertz Buys Pioneer rentals


Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) has purchased Pioneer Equipment Rental and Sales, a top Oklahoma based construction and industrial equipment hire business, focused principally on rentals to the industrial and construction segments, that serves the Oklahoma, Southern Kansas and Northern Texas markets.

“Pioneer Rental is another significant step in our commitment to diversify HERC geographically as well as to expand its product and service portfolio,” commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Pioneer Rental gives HERC an even larger footprint in the Oklahoma equipment rental market and access to a broader range of contractor and industrial business. The acquisition immediately increases HERC’s overall market share, bringing to 12 the total number of HERC locations in Oklahoma, while advancing HERC’s industrial penetration strategy particularly in the attractive oil and gas market.”

Compare Car Hire in the UKThe Oklahoma industrial and construction sectors are forecasted to expand in excess of 20% in 2013. Pioneer Rental will bring $25 million of annual revenue to HERC, and the purchase will be accretive to Hertz’s 2012 earnings.

“I’m very excited to join the Hertz team,” commented John Redwine, President, Pioneer Rental. “Hertz has been a strong player in this area and around the country for a long time. I’m convinced that both the Hertz and Pioneer customers will greatly benefit with the expanded footprint and services that will be available to meet their equipment needs.”

Established in 1998, Pioneer Equipment Rental and Sales is a major, independent rental company specialising in the hire and sale of equipment for industrial, construction, earthmoving, and material handling customers. In addition, Pioneer offers extensive repair and maintenance programs with comprehensive parts, inventories, mobile service, planned maintenance, and fleet management.

iPhone users can download Car Hire Assistant’s new iPhone App for Car Hire free from iTunes

 
 

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