CarTrawler Announces Exclusive Landmark Partnership with Shannon Airport

Apr 5, 2016

Dublin, Ireland, 5th April, 2016: CarTrawler, the world’s biggest online travel technology platform, has today announced a landmark partnership with Shannon Airport. This partnership will provide passengers with direct online access to a range of ground transportation solutions from Shannon including car rental, taxi, shuttle, and private transfer, and is the first of its kind for any Irish airport.

I’m delighted to announce this landmark partnership with Shannon Airport, the first of its kind in Ireland. CarTrawler’s scale, its market-leading technology and its status as the world’s best-converting transport platform will hugely benefit Shannon Airport’s customers. They will now enjoy an enhanced booking experience, with direct access to a full range of ground transportation solutions including car rental, shuttle, taxi and private transfer.

Michael Cunningham, Chief Commercial Officer at CarTrawler

Shannon Airport has always been synonymous with innovation. By becoming the first Irish airport to work with CarTrawler we are yet again leading the way in offering our passengers a value proposition. Our aim is to make a one-stop-shop for all our passengers’ needs. So, not only can you plan and book your holiday through, you can now book your airport transfer or car hire at your final destination, safe in the knowledge that it will be waiting for you when you arrive. CarTrawler has access to over 1,500 car rental agencies to ensure you get the best rates available. This partnership is another step towards making your travel through Shannon Airport as stress-free as it should be.

Isabel Harrison, B2B Manager at Shannon Airport

About CarTrawler: CarTrawler connects business and leisure customers and online travel retailers with more road and rail transport solutions than they will find anywhere else. Over 80 international airlines and 2,000 travel retailers around the world trust CarTrawler to provide their customers with real-time access to over 1,500 leading and independent car rental agents, coach transfers, rail networks and chauffeur drive services at 30,000 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 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

About Shannon Airport: Shannon Airport, part of Shannon Group plc, is an international airport company with over 260 employees. It is centrally located in the heart of the west of Ireland in close proximity to the third and fourth largest cities of Limerick and Galway. It is the home of Shannon Duty Free, the world’s first duty free shop and is the first airport in Europe to offer US CBP preclearance (customs and immigration) facilities for scheduled services. From Shannon you can fly to 35 destinations in 11 countries. The Airport operates a 24 hour service and is the only airport in Ireland to remain open 365 days of the year. With the longest runway in Ireland the airport is capable of handling all aircraft types. For further information