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Car hire insurance, excess and security deposits

We get how frightening choosing a car excess cover product can be. The fees that are included in the price of hiring a car are often very confusing, these can include:

  • The cost of hiring the vehicle
  • Any extras (e.g. child car seats & sat nav)
  • Insurance costs

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FAQs about car hire in La Rioja Argentina

Is the car rental fully insured?

Car rentals in La Rioja Argentina are usually fully insured with an excess amount. You can either purchase Essential cover for the excess or choose Premium cover to reduce the excess amount to zero. We clearly explain all of the insurance details every step of the way.

For my car hire in Argentina, how can I reduce the security deposit?

Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in La Rioja Argentina. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters

What should I take with me when I collect the car in La Rioja Argentina?

To collect your car the lead driver should present a Valid driver's license, Passport or National Identity Card, Credit or debit card in the lead driver's name, Home and local (hotel, villa etc) address and a Booking confirmation email. Any other requirements at collection will be clearly explained in your booking confirmation email.

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car hire in Argentina?

We work hard to ensure that the prices you see on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Argentina

Things to remember when picking up your car rental

You'll have received car hire pick up location details with your confirmation email. Spend some time to understand how to find the car rental collection location before you begin your trip

If you've not already ,check the vehiclerental T&Cs. There could be additional fees for border crossing etc so make sure you understand these.

Whether you've bought Essential excess cover on the website or have a different policy, you should still make some time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. We advise taking photos on your phone of each panel of the vehicle. If damage exists on the car that isn't mentioned in your hire agreement you should report this to the car hire provider

All of the rentals listed on the website include a full to full fuel policy. You should ensure that the tank is full prior to setting off. if you find that it isn't you should inform the rental company immediately

Taking a little time to take photos and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any disagreements with the vehicle hire provider when returning the vehicle

Beside the exterior, we also recommend documenting all damage to the inside of the car and informing the car rental provider prior to starting your trip

Remember to inspect the wheels and locks for damage as well. These are easy to miss if you are in a rush to begin your journey

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Paying for La Rioja Argentina Car rental with a debit card and other payment card options.

We accept Visa, American Express or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.

When you include Essential or Basic Cover with your rental, this usually means that you will need a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You will usually be given the opportunity to purchase a top up policy by the rental company at the collection desk, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

It can be useful to know the alternative currency and payment options for your car rental in La Rioja Argentina, as payments for add ons (like GPS and extra drivers) might have to be paid in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) when you pick up the car.

Would you prefer us to allow you to pay using something other than credit card or debit card? Do get in touch to let us know. We're open to ideas about how we can enhance our service to make paying for your car rental a Stress Free experience.

Frequently, car rentals that come with the Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no extra charges. You're able to review if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the car rental excess and insurance options on the extras page of our booking process.

Stress Free Car Rental accepts a huge number of different currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).

It's ridiculously easy on our website to filter which car rental companies can accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the search results page to compare the car rental companies will accept your preferred card type on collection.

Lots of the La Rioja Argentina car rental brands we include accept a debit card when you pick up the rental; some of these do have different terms and conditions associated with them. Be sure that you check the terms if you intend to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.

It's worth remembering that quite often car hire brands that will allow debit card on collection are more costly than those that accept credit card only.

One thing to think about when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies sometimes hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold can be a significant amount of money and if you choose to pay using a debit card this can be debited from your account and not refunded until weeks following completion of your rental contract.

How to Rent a Car in La Rioja with One Way Fees included

Most of the car rental providers we work with in La Rioja allow you to pick up your car in La Rioja and drop off the vehicle at a different location. If you've chosen a different drop off location for your rental, the prices on our website already include all additional fees for this. You can also find a full breakdown of all additional charges on the payment page.

Car Hire in La Rioja including a Free Additional Driver

We include all of the deals on our website including a free additional driver bundled with the price. You can use the filters on the search results page to find bundled deals. You can also add an extra driver on the extras page before you complete your booking.

How to Hire a Car in La Rioja with no Insurance Excess

Your hire car will be covered for accidents and theft as part of the rental fee you'll see displayed on the website. This type of insurance is known as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).

All of our rentals in La Rioja come with CDW in the price , there's also often an insurance excess, this excess is held on your credit card on collection. The excess is the amount you'd be required to pay if the car is severely damaged, written off or stolen. However, the excess amount on hire cars can be high. It's normally between £1,000 to £2,000. If the car is returned damaged, or it's stolen or written off, you will have to pay some or all of the excess.

When you pick up the car, the insurance excess is held on your card as a 'pre authorised' transaction. Pre Auth means that the money is not taken from your credit card as a normal payment, it's held as a pending payment until you return the vehicle. You don't usually have to pay currency charges on credit cards for pre authorised transactions. As long as the vehicle is dropped off in the same condition as when it was collected, this amount is fully refunded to your credit card without anything additional to pay.

If you're paying by debit card, the insurance excess is taken from your account and refunded when the vehicle is dropped off. If you plan to use debit card on collection, as the excess amount can be very high, we recommend to either buy Premium Cover when you book or to buy top up cover at the collection desk.

To view rental options in La Rioja with a £0 or reduced excess check out our Premium Cover rental options.

Renting a Car in La Rioja with No Security Deposit

When you pick up the car, you will usually be asked to leave a deposit on a credit card or debit card. Security deposits vary significantly subject to the size of the car and the insurance excess amount. Car hire Security deposits in La Rioja can range between £0 and £2,200.

We compare all of the car hire options with a low security deposit and in some instances no deposit at all except for fuel. When you reserve a rental in La Rioja with Premium Cover included, you can reduce the deposit to cover only fuel (usually less than £100), this is refunded to your card when the rental is dropped off with a full tank.

What are Stress Free Car Rental all about?

We work hard to ensure that car hire on your trip is stress free!

We offer a wide range of family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with convertibles and hatchbacks.

Compare the best car rental prices in La Rioja Argentina from brands you can trust, including National, Thrifty and Keddy.

Confused by insurance excess? We are here to guide you through the whole process. We work hard to provide absolute clearness regarding security deposits and all of the other fees involved.

Our team spend hours examining terms and conditions so that you don't have to. All key points of the hire contract are clearly visible on every page of our website

Our cars have cover for third party claims, damage and theft.

If plans alter you can change or cancel your rental free of charge up to 48 hours before you collect.

Hire your vehicle today with no credit card fees or hidden payments.

We only work with the most trusted and highly rated car rental companies, including Hertz, Enterprise and Alamo.

To be included on our website, all vehicles must include a full to full fuel policy and absolute clarity regarding pay on collection costs.

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Why choose during the Covid pandemic?

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.


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