Car HireMany major car hire retailers offer great deals on car rentals for customers who book online and pay in advance.

Leading car hire providers such as Dollar and Thrifty offer discounted deals on online and advance car hire booking at its outlets throughout the world, whereas Hertz and Alamo and Avis and Budget regularly offer great advance booking deals at their rental outlets in the US and also other selected countries. On the flip side, Enterprise and National car hire don’t tend to offer cheaper rates for online pre paid bookings.

With the summer holidays on the horizon, the thoughts of many are turning to their annual getaway. If you’re planning to hire a car on your upcoming summer holiday, you’d be well advised to book your car rental in advance to take advantage of the low cost deals many providers are offering.

The average saving for online bookings of car hire is around 10% however some providers offer discounts of 15% or even as much as 20% off the cost of hire in some circumstances so the savings of pre pay car hire can be considerable. The percentage discount is taken off the base rate of your hire and doesn’t tend to apply to added extra such as child seat and sat nav hire.

Plan ahead this summer to make the most of your car hire deal.