You are however still
liable for the Excess
and Theft. When a rental car is damaged
or stolen, the driver is asked to pay the first portion of the repair
or replacement costs. This is known as the Excess.
on a logo below for more information from these providers who are
advertising car hire insurance on this site
is also known as, non-waiver, the deductible or super CDW.
Excess is a voluntary insurance and is sold by car rental companies
at the counter when the customer collects the car (or when the booking
is made). It is usually charged on a Daily basis and applies to
customer has the right to accept or decline the car rental company's
Excess. If they do decline, they will be responsible for the excess
charges if there is any damage done to the vehicle. In some cases
the car hire company will not let the hirer take delivery of the
car unless they take out the excess.
cost of the Excess will vary according to:
Size of the rental vehicle
The country in which the car is picked-up
can take out a daily policy, annual policy, a family policy and
customers up to the age of 84 can be covered.
money when you buy your car hire insurance from a specialist advertising
on this site, you will save £'s - €'s
- $'s compared to the cost of buying the cover when you pick
up your car or book the car from a car rental company.
are often tired after flights or in a rush to start their holiday
so are keen to collect their hire car and as a result are more likely
to accept the terms of a car hire company without assessing them
fully and could end up paying a lot more than they have budgeted
note that none of the insurance companies currently advertising
on this site appear to offer motorcycle hire excess waiver
insurance either in the UK or overseas. If you are looking
for Motorcyle or Scooter insurance find
out more Here
you are in the Self Drive Car Hire business and are looking
for insurance for your hire vehicle fleet - find out more
- Also Van Hire and Motorhome Hire
for temporary car or van insurance? Find out more by clicking
on the logo below