Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Car hire prices in some European countries double in a year
According to a report yesterday in YourMoney.Com The average cost of hiring a car has more than doubled in some European countries since last summer, research has found - Advertiser on the insurance4carrental.com site " researched four rental companies - Avis, Budget, Hertz and Sixt - in Barcelona, Nice and Milan, to find out the costs to hire a compact car for a seven day rental from the 2-9 August in 2013 and 2014, with Milan seeing the greatest rise with the average price to hire a compact car rising by more than 50 per cent since 2013.
According to the study, the prices charged for ‘extras' like satellite navigation systems (sat navs) and car seats for children have increased by 18 per cent.
Ernesto Suarez, founder and CEO of , said: "The cost of hiring a car in Europe has gone up considerably since last summer. It's more important than ever to make sure that you shop around to get the best possible deal and don't waste money by spending more than you have to at the rental desk." View the report here
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Posted by Philip Suter at 01:55