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Easter Bookings Up As Brits Look to 'Eggscape' Gloom!


Easter Bookings Up As Brits Look to 'Eggscape' Gloom!

Extra GBP 10 discount for bookings made on March 18/19

WOKING, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/13 -- Holiday Autos reports that it is seeing significant numbers of bookings to sunny and ski destinations for Easter 2013. Historically, Easter is the time when the warmer European and Long Haul hot spots begin to top the lists of popular destinations, but bookings for Ski resorts are also holding up at a time when they usually begin to tail off.

Kevin Currie, Global Digital Marketing Director of Holiday Autos, comments - "There's still a lot of uncertainty and discussion around the impact of the economy on holidays and travel, but in spite of this, we're still seeing bookings for Easter which are ahead of our own forecasts."

Currie also revealed that those who still haven't decided where to jet off this Easter can take advantage of a limited offer - GBP 10 off last minute Easter getaways.

To get the discount, holidaymakers can enter the voucher code EASTERTREAT10 on bookings of GBP 150 or more made on March 18/19 only, for pick-ups between March 25 - April 7 2013. The opportunity to enter the code is presented on Section 6 of the booking process and is applicable to new orders only.

The offer is also subject to availability and so Holiday Autos has encouraged everyone to sign up to deal as soon as possible - especially with so many unforeseen getaways getting booked this Easter.

Meanwhile, the BBC and Met Office have forecasted(i) 'cool and unsettled conditions' over Eastertime, meaning the likelihood of family 'staycationing' could further diminish, while bookings abroad go on the up. Over two inches of snow fell in the Southeast last week and the UK is currently experiencing its most frostbitten March in three decades.

It was only in 2011 our Easter eggs we're melting under highs of 17 degrees C this time of year and so it just goes to show how dramatically the British climate can change. As a result, the 2013 trend to get abroad over Easter could become the yearly norm and the appeal is only heightened with the likes of Holiday Autos offering vacationers money off car rental.

If you're thinking about venturing to warmer shores this Easter and want to find out more about car hire deals from Holiday Autos, visit www.holidayautos.co.uk today.

(i) http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2635167#outlook

About Holiday Autos

Multi award winning Holiday Autos is the world's largest car hire broker operating in over 5,000 locations around the world. Working with partners including Avis, Alamo, Europcar, Sixt, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Budget, holiday autos offers competitively priced car hire and a high level of service to all its customers. As well car hire, holiday autos also offers campervan hire, van hire, prestige and hybrid car hire as well as chauffeur drive services through its consumer website.

Travellers can book directly at www.holidayautos.co.uk or by calling one of the customer services team Free on 0800 093 3111 between 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week.

Terms & Conditions

The EASTERTREAT10 promotional code will apply a discount of GBP 10 off the car rental cost of the bookings made between 00.00 on Monday 18 March and 23.59 on Tuesday 19 March 2013 only; Applicable for rentals picking up between 25 March and 7 April 2013. A minimum spend of GBP 150 on the car rental cost (excluding any pre-bookable extras) applies. The EASTERTREAT10 code must be entered and applied in section 6 of the booking details page in order to redeem the discount. Please note that this code may not be valid for selected car types and you will be informed on section 6 of the booking page, once you have applied the code. This is a limited offer and this subject to availability. All bookings which require confirmation within 48 hours will still be eligible for the GBP 10 discount providing the original booking is confirmed with our supplier. If we are unable to confirm your original booking within 48 hours you may still be eligible for the discount providing you re-book your car hire with Holiday Autos within 48 hours of being notified that your original booking cannot be confirmed. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and will not apply to any pre-bookable extras such as Cancellation Waiver Protection, our Damage Excess Waiver products, our Max and GPS products. Lowest prices may vary according to pick-up location, date availability. The EASTERTREAT10 promotional code applies to all new bookings made within the promotion date specified and cannot be applied to existing bookings or applied retrospectively. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional codes. The Holiday Autos standard terms and conditions apply. Prices are applicable to UK residents only and may be subject to change without notice. If you wish to contact Holiday Autos, please visit the Contact Us section of the website. Contacts: Press Contact Holiday Autos Press Office 0207 407 5112 07973 272 945 (Lindley Baptiste mob) holidayautos@kudos.uk.net

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