Dublin, 23rd February 2017: CarTrawler, the leading online travel technology platform, has today announced its partnership with Jetstar, one of Asia Pacific’s largest low fares airlines. From their mobile app, tablet or desktop, Jetstar customers now have immediate access to the widest choice of personalised and competitively priced car hire and ground transportation options.
Whether it’s a car rental in Sydney or a chauffeur service in Beijing, Jetstar customers will have the ability to pre-book all their travel options quickly and easily on Jetstar.com. With real-time access to over 2,000 leading and independent car rental agents at 42,000 locations in 174 countries, customers can now organise their end-to-end transportation needs wherever they are going, with the minimum of fuss.
Announcing the launch, Aileen O’Mahony, Chief Commercial Officer at CarTrawler, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Jetstar to the stable of over 100 international airlines now using the CarTrawler platform to power their ancillary revenue. We really see this win as a strong endorsement of our team, our business model and our genuine B2B credentials”.
Jetstar Group’s Chief Commercial Officer Catriona Larritt said: “Jetstar customers now have more choice than ever before, with Jetstar’s recent partnership with online travel technology platform, CarTrawler. Offering competitive prices across Jetstar’s growing network, customers will have access to a range of hire car hire and transfer options which can be conveniently added to your holiday booking via Jetstar.com. It’s just another way Jetstar is helping you to have a fun and hassle free holiday.”
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CarTrawler connects business and leisure customers and online travel retailers with more road and rail transport solutions than they will find anywhere else. 100 international airlines and 2,000 travel retailers around the world trust CarTrawler to provide their customers with real-time access to over 1,600 leading and independent car rental agents, coach transfers, rail networks and chauffeur drive services at 42,000 locations in 174 countries. Its in-house booking engine gives it the opportunity to easily and quickly scale to accommodate customer demand. CarTrawler also owns and operates the Cabforce, Holiday Autos and arguscarhire.com brands. The company headquarters and Customer Centre of Excellence are located in Dublin, Ireland, with additional offices in Boston, London and Helsinki. CarTrawler is private equity backed by BC Partners and Insight Venture Partners. For further information, please visit www.cartrawler.com
The Jetstar Group is one of the largest low cost airline groups in the Asia Pacific by revenue and has flown more than 140 million passengers since it launched in 2004. Collectively, the Group offers more than 4,000 flights a week to 75 destinations in 17 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region. It operates a fleet of more than 120 aircraft. Jetstar’s mission is to offer all day, every day low fares to enable more people to fly to more places, more often. For further information, please visit www.jetstar.com.