Car rental broker DriveAway has signed a commercial deal with the Travel Network Group.

DriveAway, part of the Auto Europe Group, offers agents online booking for vehicle rental at 20,000 locations in more than 180 countries.

The distribution deal comes as DriveAway seeks to build up trade relationships in the UK.

The company claims to be the market leader for agents in the US, Canada and Australia.

Travel Network Group finance and commercial director Vim Vithaldas said: “We are delighted to add DriveAway to our list of business partners.

“We like to offer our 980-strong membership a choice of travel partners to work with and I am sure they will welcome DriveAway as a car rental provider.”