Staycations Proving Popular with Brits This May Bank Holiday says

Leading website reports car hire bookings up for May trips this year, announces most popular locations

Leading car hire comparator has reported that UK tourists are taking staycations in big numbers for 2012's May bank holiday. The website has seen a rise in UK car hire searches and has as a result announced the most popular places to enjoy a family break.

Andy Hemmington, spokesperson for, says: “Brits seem to have developed a real liking for the staycation trend this year, with thousands of people searching for and booking rental deals in UK destinations for the May Day holiday."

“It is common knowledge that people are trying to remain careful about what they spend, but they also still need to unwind and enjoy a little break this May. As such a staycation is a good way to have a family getaway and not blow all of your budget ahead of the summer holiday season this year.”

The Top 5 UK Staycation Places –

1. Cornwall
2. Wales
3. Lake District
4. Scottish Highlands
5. Devon is currently offering deals like four days' car hire from Friday 4th May to Monday 7th May 2012 from £10* per day in Newquay, from £11* per day in Cardiff and from £17* per day in Inverness.

Andy Hemmington continues: “The staycation is the holiday of choice for Brits this May, and so we are issuing tourists with a bit of advice. If you want a rental car for a UK break then you need to plan ahead and book in advance to be sure of getting a good value deal and plenty of availability.” is one of the leading car hire comparison websites in the UK, helping users compare car hire deals from over 40 suppliers in 15,000 locations worldwide.

Destinations include the UK, Spain and Portugal, with pick up locations for compare car hire deals and car hire Tenerife bookings.

To view and compare all the latest deals visit

*Prices based on four days rental from 4th May 2012 and are subject to change.

Since being bought and operated by Broody Media Ltd in 2004, has become one of the leading car hire comparison websites in the UK. Today we offer car hire from over 40 rental suppliers in over 15,000 locations worldwide! In 2011 we also launched our mobile product enabling our customers to now search and book on their mobiles with apps for Apple and Android also available.

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