Premium cover is the highest option for car hire cover we offer.
A lot of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when they're are hiring a car because it usually brings the excess down to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.
So that you can understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to provide you the ability to purchase a Premium cover product.
Along with being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we also offer two different levels of insurance when you book a vehicle with us.
Our essential cover doesn't cover things like loss of theft/damage to content in the car, third party injury mechanical repairs, cleaning fees. For more info see the terms and conditions on the extras page of the website
Our essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your car hire booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a selection of extra charges that standard insurance does not.
Make sure renting a car at Badu Island Airport (BDD) is a Stress Free experience using our simple, no hassle website
If your flight departure is late always make sure that the car rental company knows in advance. Many of them will endeavour to remain open longer than usual if they're informed that you will be arriving later than expected. To help them to do this it's recommended always informing us of your flight number with the car hire booking.
Always remember to pick up your bags before you head to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car rental collection desk is groundside at the airport , once you've cleared security it will not be possible to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Badu Island Airport (BDD) website.
For meet and greet car rentals, an agent from the car rental company will meet with you in the arrivals hall. Once you've cleared the security area, find the agent holding a board with the car hire company name or your family name
All car hire locations on our site are always inside the Badu Island Airport (BDD) terminal or a short distance away.
If the pickup location is inside the terminal building at Badu Island Airport (BDD), this will usually be clearly signed within the airport just after passport control.
Be sure to figure out where the car hire drop off location in Badu Island Airport (BDD) is. The rental return location can sometimes be in a different area of the airport from where you've picked the car up. Everything you need to know will be included with your confirmation email and also included within the car hire provider's terms and conditions.
Prior to setting off take some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is especially important if you're used to driving a manual gearbox on the opposite side of the road.
It's worth have some spare change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many tolls accept credit cards but it's always safer to have some change as a backup
It might seem intimidating the first time you drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your trip
You should always drive in Australia Badu Island Airport is on the left hand side of the road
If you're used to driving on the opposite side of the road be cautious of traffic circles. You should navigate roundabouts using a clockwise direction, giving way to vehicles currently on the traffic circle to your right.
If you receive a traffic violation fine when driving in Australia Badu Island Airport the vehicle rental company will take this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this is the case you will be notified via email once this has taken place
When driving abroad lots of countries have extremely stringent laws on alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we advise you not to consume any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle
Be extra careful when driving beyond the main cities in Australia to look out for animals in the road.
If you're planning to drop off the vehicle at a different place to the location you collected it from, any additional one way fees will be already included in the price listed on the website.
All of our rentals in Badu Island Airport Australia include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car with a full tank and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the car. The deposit is refunded when you return the car with a full tank.
We work hard to ensure that our prices on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Australia
Car rentals in Badu Island Airport Australia 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.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Badu Island Airport Australia. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
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.