Holiday Autos

Holiday Autos

January 06, 2014 12:54 ET

Holiday Autos Launches January Sale

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jan. 6, 2014) - Leading car hire specialist Holiday Autos is discounting car rental by 20% in a 16 day sale, kicking off on the 6th of January 2014.

As customers plan their getaways for 2014, they can now slash the cost of their car hire in a range of the most popular holiday hot spots on all bookings made until the 21st of January.

For each day in the sale period, customers will get the opportunity to snap up a fantastic deal on a new destination, where they can book discounted car hire for trips taken before the 31st of October 2014.

The first of the 24 hour offers kicks-off at one minute past midnight on Monday the 6th of January and features 20% off car hire for bookings made in Cyprus. For the rest of the week, customers will have the opportunity to book their holiday hire cars across 28 locations, including Germany, Portugal, USA, South Africa, Iceland, France and Spain - all at a drastically reduced price.

To take advantage of these exclusive and discounted bookings, customers can visit to book a hire car for one of the 28 locations on their specified dates.

Date Location available to book at discount
Monday 6th Cyprus
Tuesday 7th Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Wednesday 8th Portugal
Thursday 9th South Africa, UAE, Morocco
Friday 10th Greece
Saturday 11th Croatia
Sunday 12th UK, Ireland
Monday 13th Spanish Mainland, Spanish Coast
Tuesday 14th Balearics, Canaries
Wednesday 15th France & Corsica, Martinique, Guadaloupe, Reunion Islands
Thursday 16th Australia, New Zealand
Friday 17th Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark
Saturday 18th Turkey
Sun 19th Malta
Monday 20th Italy & Sicily
Tuesday 21st United States

About Holiday Autos

Over its 26 years of operation Holiday Autos has become recognised as the largest and leading international car hire broker for leisure. Established in 1987 holiday Autos were the first broker to offer fully-inclusive pre-paid car hire, continuing to provide consumers with a car hire experience that is easy and stress-free.

Holiday Autos broker the best prices from the best brands, all available in one easy place to search, compare and purchase cheap car hire, providing fully-inclusive pre-paid car hire - so there are no hidden extras or add-ons, the price shown is the actual price you pay. Holiday Autos top car hire suppliers include Alamo, Avis and Hertz.

Holiday Autos was acquired in June 2013 by CarTrawler, the online global car rental platform. CarTrawler provides partners in the aviation, travel, hospitality and leisure sectors with car rental solutions in 174 countries around the world.

The January Sale - 20% off car hire - Sale Terms and Conditions

Offer Period

From 00:00 GMT on January 6th 2014 until 23:59 GMT on January 21st 2014 (the "Promotional Period"), the Sale will be available subject to these Sale Terms and Conditions and the Standard Terms and Conditions.

The Sale is valid for pickups in the relevant destination if the pickup is before November 1st, 2014 unless otherwise stated. Some exclusions may apply to selected destinations and these are detailed below.


A discount of 20% off has been applied to the standard online rates available for reservation, the sale price is shown through the use of a strikethrough symbol on the website.

The discount is only available for reservations made in the relevant 24 hour period for the sale destination. The full 20% discount will be available on all international airport pickups and selected downtown locations. However, a small percentage of pickup locations will not be discounted and no strikethrough will be visible. Any quotes will only be valid on the date the quotation is made and cannot be honoured after that time.

The discounted rate offered is inclusive of airport surcharges, collision damage waiver, environmental tax, theft waiver, third party liability insurance and unlimited mileage (except for domestic USA rentals and rentals in Australia and Canada). Rates for rentals in the USA also include loss damage waiver and supplementary liability insurance.

Please note:

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) does not always cover damage or loss of keys, tyres, windscreen or undercarriage and you may be liable for the cost of damage to any of these items.

We work with multiple suppliers in each location and often cars within the same category will vary in price. Prices change quickly based on demand and availability from suppliers and within car type groups and, during the sale it is likely that the cheapest cars will book up first.

The Sale will not apply to any pre-bookable extras such as vehicle hire excess & security deposit protection Insurance and GPS products. Nor will the sale apply to cars where the selling price is set by the car hire supplier. In this instance no strikethrough discount will be shown.

Cancellations, Changes and Excluded Items

This Sale applies to all new reservations made for the specified sale destination in the particular 24 hour sale periods advertised and cannot be applied to existing reservations or applied retrospectively. Reservations made prior to the sale, cancelled and rebooked during the sale will not be eligible for discount.

During the Promotional Period, there is no maximum number of reservations which can be made. The Sale is subject to availability and may be subject to change or withdrawn without prior notification.

The Sale only applies to reservations made for each sale destination on the date it is on sale. Once a confirmed reservation has been made, it will be possible to make minor changes to your reservations such as adding the names of new drivers or adding pre-bookable extras. Any major changes such as changing the time, date and location of the pick-up and drop off or changing the car group reserved, for example, will be possible but may result in the discount being removed and you will also be responsible for any additional charges which may apply as a result of these changes.

If you wish to cancel your car hire reservation at any time, the normal cancellation policy and charges will apply.

All reservations which require confirmation within 48 hours will still be eligible for the sale discount provided that the original reservation is confirmed with the supplier. If we are unable to confirm your original reservation within 48 hours you may still be eligible for the sale discount providing you re-book your car hire within 48 hours of being notified that your original reservation cannot be confirmed.

The Sale does not apply to van or motorhome hire and is subject to availability and may be subject to change or withdrawn without prior notification.

In the event that these Sale Terms and Conditions conflict with the Standard Terms and Conditions then the Standard Terms and Conditions shall prevail to the extent of the conflict.

Sale Countries

Stocks are limited and discounts are from various suppliers who have differing locations across each country. Exclusion dates apply in selected sale destinations and specific terms can be found below.

Sale dates and destinations:

Date Location (Pick Up)
Monday 6th Cyprus
Tuesday 7th Germany
Wednesday 8th Portugal
Thursday 9th South Africa
Friday 10th Greece
Saturday 11th Croatia
Sunday 12th UK
Monday 13th Spanish Mainland
Spanish Coast
Tuesday 14th Balearics
Wednesday 15th France & Corsica
Thursday 16th Australia
New Zealand
Friday 17tth Iceland
Saturday 18th Turkey
Sun 19th Malta
Monday 20th Italy & Sicily
Tuesday 21st United States

Destination Exclusion Dates

The 20% off sale will not be available for pickups during the following exclusion dates:


  • April 17th to April 20th 2014 (Easter)
  • May 22nd to May 25th 2014 (May Bank Holiday Weekend)
  • July 23rd to August 23rd 2014 (Peak Season)


  • April 1st to April 30th 2014
  • July 24th to August 24th 2014 (Peak Season)

Martinique & Guadeloupe

  • January 15th to March 31st 2014

Australia / New Zealand

  • January 6th to March 31st 2014 (Peak Season)


  • Not available for domestic USA/Canada rentals

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