Status
Acquired by Expedia on April 16, 2011
Headquarters:
Jersey City, NJ
Description:
Carrentals.com is an online car rental search engine that connects users with a variety of car rental vendors.
Founders:
Doug Scott
Categories:
Online Rental, Cars, Search
Website:
http://www.carrentals.com

Company Details

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Carrentals.com is an online car rental search engine that connects users with a variety of car rental vendors in an effort to provide competitive rates and to ensure reliable bookings. The service generates a list of the possible car rental deals based on the user's location and preferred pick-up and drop-off dates. Placing and confirming reservations is completed on a single page. In order to make a reservation, the user needs to provide an e-mail address, first and last name, and an address. No credit card is required in order to make a reservation. Upon completion of a reservation, users receive an order confirmation number that is sent to their e-mail address (submitted along with their reservation) and access to a toll-free support number available 24 hours a day.

Carrentals.com is designed to automatically redirect users to a simplified version when accessed by a smart phone or PDA.

Carrentals.com was acquired by Expedia on March 14, 2008.

Current Team (2)

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Past Team (1)

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    Doug Scott

    Founder and Advisor
    Jan, 2003 - Jan, 2008

Offices/Locations (1)

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    111 Town Square Place, PO Box 26

    Jersey City, NJ 07310-1755

    USA

Competitors (3)

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    Priceline

    Priceline is a travel-related deal search technology enabling travelers to find travel and...
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    Hotwire

    Hotwire.com is a travel site that offers low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars,...

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