Category: Ground Transportation

Consumer advice body UK ECC launches ‘Know before you go’ campaign for UK consumers hiring cars in the EU

Consumer advice organisation UK European Consumer Centre has launched a campaign aimed at equipping UK consumers with the tools to be well-prepared when hiring cars elsewhere in the EU. Complaints to the UK European Consumer Centre about car hire in the EU have continued to rise over the past year and UK consumers are being…

Investment in airports? Park that idea – Invest in airport car parking instead

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – Private investors globally are recognising the huge investment potential of airports – but one UK business is attracting investment with its high return and fully managed investment opportunity in off-airport car parking. Park First owns and manages thriving off-airport car parks worth in excess of £190 million at major UK airports including…

CarTrawler collaboration with CMA puts customers first

DUBLIN, IRELAND – CarTrawler, the leading online travel technology platform, announced its collaboration with the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) in identifying and proposing key areas for improvement and compliance in the short-term car rental industry. A member of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) since June 2014, CarTrawler has worked closely…

Airstream partners with Tommy Bahama for special edition travel trailer and interstate touring coach

JACKSON CENTER, OHIO – Two of America’s iconic lifestyle brands, Airstream, the most widely recognized and time-honored RV manufacturer in America, and Tommy Bahama, the premier island-inspired lifestyle brand, collaborated to create The Airstream Tommy Bahama Special Edition Travel Trailer and Interstate Touring Coach. Inspired by a mutual appreciation for freedom, comfort, style, and relaxation,…

Eurostar joins Eurail Group giving pass holders new lower fares and easier booking options

UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS – Eurail, which simplifies rail travel throughout 28 European countries with its series of flexible rail Passes, is adding Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, to its membership group from 2017 onwards. With the new partnership, Eurail Pass holders travelling on Eurostar will enjoy new special…