Premium insurance is the highest level of 9 seater hire insurance we provide.
So that you're able to make an informed decision regarding which 9 seater rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to give you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.
Lots of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting a 9 seater because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or vehicle hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often collect the vehicle using debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.
Choosing Premium Cover is completely optional, you can also opt to buy Premium Cover at the vehicle rental counter, It can be less expensive to book this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your 9 seater rental booking.
On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover alongside your 9 seater rental, so that you understand the total price of everything before starting your trip.
You can use a American Express, Visa or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when booking your 9 seater on our website.
We've made it incredibly easy on our website to view which 9 seater rental brands will accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare the 9 seater rental companies will accept your preferred card type at the counter.
Don't forget that often 9 seater hire partners that will accept debit card at the desk are more expensive than 9 seater hire companies that accept credit card only.
It is practical to know the payment and currency options for your 9 seater hire, as some payments for extras (such as extra drivers and sat nav) might need to be paid in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) at the collection desk.
You can book using a number of different currencies including US Dollars (USD), British Pounds (GBP), Euros (EUR), South African Rand (ZAR) and Canadian Dollars (CAD).
Would you like us to take payment using something other than credit card or debit card? Feel free to get in touch and let us know. We are open to new ideas re how to enhance our service to make paying for your vehicle rental a Stress Free experience.
Very often, 9 seater rentals that come with the Premium Cover option will allow you to use a debit card on collection without any extra fees. You can view if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the vehicle rental excess and insurance options on the extras page of our website booking process.
It's important to consider when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card when collecting your 9 seater, 9 seater rental companies sometimes block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the excess can be a significant amount of money and if you choose to pay using debit card this can be debited from your bank and not returned until weeks following you've returned the vehicle.
Most of the 9 seater hire brands we work with will accept a debit card when you pick up the 9 seater; but sometimes these do have different terms and conditions associated with them. Be sure that you review the terms and conditions if you'd like to pick up the 9 seater using a debit card.
During the COVID pandemic ensuring the safety of our customers continues to be our top priority. Prior to the crisis and throughout we include free cancellation with a full refund on all rentals. Throughout April and May, we have significantly reduced the cancellation and refund time, we now process all refunds within 1 business day of receiving a cancellation request - the funds usually clearing back to the customer's account in less than one week.
Our car hire providers are implementing extra cleaning procedures throughout the current COVID pandemic. Here's an outline of the addional measures being taken.
Enterprise, Alamo and National locations in
New processes have been implemented by our car hire partner Greenmotion, involving the installation of protection screens and sanitiser units at rental locations. Staff are also now wearing protective equipment including gloves and masks. All vehicles are being fully sanitised between each rental.
Prior to collection of all rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are implementing a multi stage cleaning and sterilisation procedure, involving thorough cleaning of the steering wheel, door handles, seats etc.
Europcar have implemented additional vehicle deep disinfecting measures. Car keys are disinfected between each rental and placed in a sealed envelope once disinfected. Infection risk has been further reduced by ensuring that a zero contact policy is in place at the collection area, with each desk area cleaned thoroughly between every customer interaction.
If plan to hiring a 9 seater in the USA, arriving from overseas and have a foreign driving licence, the 9 seaters in the United States you will see listed on our website have zero excess and a low-security deposit. Most rentals in Europe and the rest of the world will require an insurance excess. You'll be offered the option to buy an insurance policy to cover the excess when you make your booking.
If you're planning a golf trip with your friends or a holiday with your extended family, our website compares a broad variety of cheap 9 seaters for hire at 1000s of hire locations globally, from all of the brands you can trust including Enterprise, Alamo, Europcar, Hertz and many more, so we are certain to have an 9 seater option that meets your requirements perfectly.
Sharing the driving on your trip? look out for special offers on the website for 9 seater rentals with free extra drivers included. These can save you a small fortune compared with paying for additional drivers when you pick up the vehicle.
All of the 9 seaters on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. So you can change your mind and cancel your rental with a full refund up to 48 hours before you collect the vehicle.
Would you like to hire a 9 seater with no credit card? We compare all the options enabling you to pick up your 9 seater hire with a a debit card instead. You can use the filter section on the search page to find them.
Our website only compares 9 seaters that include a fair full to full fuel policy. You'll pick up the vehicle with a full tank and return it full. A small amount for the fuel will be held on your credit card when you collect the vehicle and refunded when you drop it off full. Beware of full to empty fuel policies you might find at a lower cost on other websites, full to empty usually means you should expect some expensive extra fees for fuel, we recommend to always check the terms and conditions for full to empty rentals.
If you're trying to find a 9 seater rental with no excess and no deposit, take a look at our premium cover options. Premium Cover reduces the excess and security deposit on your rental (sometimes to zero).
Need help or advice? Get in touch with one of our car hire advisors and we'll have you on the road in no time.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a 9 seater with us.
Essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of additional charges that standard insurance doesn't.
Essential cover doesn't cover things like loss of theft/damage to content in the vehicle, third party injury mechanical repairs, cleaning fees. For more details see the T&Cs on the extras page
Essential cover appears as a choice in the vehicle hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner 9 seater rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.
Essential Cover comes with key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and much more.
There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our competitors but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.
All our pricing includes added fees that other websites often don't display - this makes sure that our process is as straightforward as it can be.
Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide customers with all of the best 9 seater rental prices with no hidden fees.
Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our 9 seater hire price match promise means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.
Stress Free Car Rental compares millions of 9 seater hire prices at 1000s of vehicle hire locations to source great offers and make booking them on our website as easy, quick and Stress Free as possible
If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.