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The worlds fastest airport - Budapest Airport Runway Run

The worlds fastest airport - Budapest Airport Runway Run

In terms of passengers, Budapest Airport in Hungary has seen an increase to a record all time high 9.1 million passengers going through the airport in 2014 and the growth is expected to continue...


New Norwegian domestic routes in Spain - cheap flights to Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura

New Norwegian domestic routes in Spain - cheap flights to Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura

The low-cost airline Norwegian announced new domestic routes from mainland Spain to the Canary Islands. Starting 25 October 2015, the carrier will offers flights to Gran Canaria, Tenerife and...


France bans headphones, headsets and hands-free kits - with a €135 fine

France bans headphones, headsets and hands-free kits - with a €135 fine

Since June 2015, the use of all forms of headsets for drivers is forbidden while driving the car in France . The ban on earphones, Bluetooth or other kind of headsets is a response to the growing...


Stricter cabin luggage rules – IATA recommends reduction of carry-on luggage max. size to 21.5 x 13.5 x 7.5 inches

Stricter cabin luggage rules – IATA recommends reduction of carry-on luggage max. size to 21.5 x 13.5 x 7.5 inches

As per summer 2015, there are no new general regulations regarding the size of luggage allowed in the cabin. Each airline determines the cabin luggage allowance and the differences in the policies...


Most popular city destinations according to MasterCard - London tops the 2015 Global Destination Cities Index

Most popular city destinations according to MasterCard - London tops the 2015 Global Destination Cities Index

A recurring favourite - London, has once again taken the top position at the 2015 MasterCards Global Destination Cities Index, a ranking for the most popular business and city break destinations...


Cartrawler buys Cabforce, an online booking platform for transfers by taxi, minibus and limousine

Cartrawler buys Cabforce, an online booking platform for transfers by taxi, minibus and limousine

On 3 April, Cabforce, a Finnish company with headquarters in Espoo, Finland was acquired by the Irish Cartrawler which focuses primarily on online car rental. Cabforce markets itself as the world’s...


New routes to Gdansk Airport in summer 2015 – fly to Gdansk with Wizzair, Czech Airlines and Finnair

New routes to Gdansk Airport in summer 2015 – fly to Gdansk with Wizzair, Czech Airlines and Finnair

Get quotes for Gdansk Airport car hire online Spring and summer 2015 are busy seasons for Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport, in Poland. The third busiest Polish airport (and the busiest one in northern...


Airport charge at car rental companies in Portugal – fee for off-site car hire at Lisbon, Faro and Porto Airports from April 2015

Airport charge at car rental companies in Portugal – fee for off-site car hire at Lisbon, Faro and Porto Airports from April 2015

Get quotes for Lisbon Aiprort car hire with Cartrawler Portugal New regulations at the Portuguese airports of Lisbon, Porto and Faro, in force from 1 April 2015, are likely to raise the cost...


Avis Budget Group to buy Maggiore Italian car rental company

Avis Budget Group to buy Maggiore Italian car rental company

One of the world’s leading vehicle rental brands Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced the plans to acquire the oldest Italian car and van rental company, Maggiore Group. Founded in 1947...


Cartrawler to become LOT Polish Airlines’ exclusive car rental partner

Cartrawler to become LOT Polish Airlines’ exclusive car rental partner

The global online car rental platform Cartrawler has announced partnership with Poland’s national flag carrier LOT. Cartrawler’s search and booking engine will from now be made available...