Brits get better value on US holidays, says Alamo Rent A Car

With the pound recently falling at an all time low against the Euro, that short hop across the Channel isn't quite the bargain holiday option it used to be. The US dollar continues to be good value for British holidaymakers and Alamo Rent A Car offers ideas on great fly drive trips to the US that won't break the bank.

–The credit crunch is taking its toll on the amount people have to spend on holidays and UK travellers are feeling the pinch, explains Tom Middleditch of Alamo Rent A Car. –However, holidaymakers looking for a bargain break should be cashing in on the strength of the pound against the US dollar, for the ultimate American road trip.

Whether it's rampaging over the Rockies in an SUV, or cruising down the California coastline, Alamo has the right car, for the right price. The freedom and convenience of a vehicle from Alamo means travellers can enjoy a glitzy city break, or get off the beaten track and get to the heart of America.

Alamo Rate*

Compact car: Chevrolet Cobalt or similar
The perfect city car.
Choose a chic city break and enjoy parks, theatres, the famous Red Sox and the beautiful New England countryside
Pre-pay £130.77 for a 1 week rental

Intermediate SUV: Chevrolet Equinox or similar
Room for all the family.
Head to Florida for the dream family trip, taking in beaches and Walt Disney World, in comfort
Pre-pay £145.60
for a 1 week rental

Standard SUV: Chevrolet TrailBlazer or similar
All-American adventure
Rocky Mountains
From lush valleys to craggy peaks – a world of breathtaking scenery.
Pre-pay £179.99 for a 1 week rental

Convertible: Chrysler Sebring or similar
Cool convertible
Put the top down and feel the wind in your hair as you cruise down the Big Sur Coast Highway. Take it easy and start California dreamin'.
Pre-pay £214.28 for a 1 week rental

Premium car: Buick Lucerne or similar
High rolling luxury
Las Vegas
Turn heads on the strip at night and by day enjoy the freedom to explore the nearby Grand Canyon.
Pre-pay £178.45

With over 280 locations in the USA, Alamo is the perfect travelling companion for holidaymakers out to make the best of their trip. Alamo's fully inclusive prices mean travellers can budget easily and know exactly how much they have left for those essential shopping trips.

Tom Middleditch concludes, –The pound is worth nearly two US dollars, making this an ideal time for Brits to have that all-American holiday. Alamo's great quality, affordable car rental means our customers can make the most of their trip and get more bang for their bucks. We've got some great holiday suggestions for anyone looking to get the best value out of their summer break.

* Prices correct as of 30 May 2008