What Is A Car Hire Excess
Question: What is a car hire excess
The car hire excess is the amount of money which the car rental firms request when you collect your vehicle from the branch.
This amount may not be covered in the CDW.
The excess is the amount that a customer will be liable for in the event of damage to the rental car. The amount varies from company to company.
You can find information on your excess by clicking on the rate details words which can be found under the quote amount.Scroll down until you find the Insurance Coverage.
example as follows:
Collision damage waiver (CDW): Includes 20% Tax; Excess 750 GBP
Complete cover package: 12 GBP per Day Maximum 200 GBP Includes 20% Tax; Excess 0 GBP
Theft waiver (TW): Includes 20% Tax; Excess 750 GBP
Third party liability protection (TP): Includes 20% Tax
You may be held responsible for damage to or loss of tyres, windscreens, glass and undercarriage. Please check with the car rental agent on arrival.
For extra peace of mind and reduction in your liability.
You may wish to purchase an insurance policy which covers either all or part of the excess. You can do so either online before you travel or buy a policy at the desk.
USA and Canada customers please note that your credit card may not cover you for liability when renting outside of your country. Please double check with your card holder before you collect your vehicle.