Car hire price comparison website, Carrentals.co.uk, is celebrating this week after successfully raising over £5,000 for charity.

The car rental comparison provider ran a number of book and donate days whereby they donated £1 from every car hire booking made through their website on designated days. Thanks to the government’s match finding scheme, Carrentals.co.uk raised a grand total of £5,662 which they donated to homeless charity StreetSmart.

The StreetSmart organisation supports over 90 homeless charities in 19 cities across the country helping these local organisations to provide education and essential care for the vulnerable and the homeless groups living in different regions.

During November and December every year, StreetSmart run an incentive in conjunction selection of leading restaurants whereby a £1 donation is added to each table bill. The money collected is then donated to StreetSmart who share out the funds to homeless organisations throughout the country.

The car rental comparison website launched a number of book and donate days in the first quarter of 2012 and in the run up to Christmas when the website was experiencing a high number of bookings which enabled the car hire provider to raise a sizeable sum for charity.

Carrentals.co.uk allows car hire customers to compare hire rates across 15 leading car hire providers offering vehicle rental services across the UK and in popular holiday destinations in Europe including Spain and Portugal.

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