We accept American Express, Visa or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card issued by your bank or credit card company when renting a car on our website.
We accept a range of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
Would you prefer us to take payment using something other than debit card and credit card? Please contact us to let us know. We are always open to ideas regarding how to improve our service and make booking your car rental a Stress Free experience.
Usually, car rentals that include our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any additional charges. You can view if a debit card is accepted, along with the different car rental security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of our website booking process.
If you've included Basic or Essential Cover for your car rental, it usually means that you'll have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You'll usually be given the option to buy a top up policy by the rental company at the collection desk, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Many of the Coolawanyah Airport Australia car hire companies we compare prices for accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; but sometimes these do have special conditions associated to them. Ensure that you understand the terms and conditions if you intend to pick up the car using a debit card.
Be careful when deciding if you should use a debit card on collection, car hire companies frequently hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold can be a significant amount of money , if you choose to pay using debit card this might be debited from your bank and not refunded until weeks following you've returned the car.
It's worth bearing in mind that often car rental companies that do allow debit card at the desk are more costly than those that accept credit card only.
Before you start your journey spend some time to get used to the car and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual gearbox on the opposite side of the road.
Be vigilant if you're driving outside of the main towns in Australia to look out for wildlife in the road.
If you'd like to leave the car in a alternative place to the place you picked it up from, all additional one way charges will be already included in the price listed on our website.
It can be daunting at first to drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great trip
If you intend to drive across a border into a different country, be sure to check the T&Cs for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there's the possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
When driving overseas many countries have very strict restrictions regarding drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we suggest not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your car
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful of road circles. Always navigate road circles with an clockwise direction, giving way to traffic already on the road circle to your right.
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Australia Coolawanyah Airport the car hire company might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this is the case you'll be notified via email once this has taken place
you should keep some spare change available in the car to pay for tolls. most toll roads accept cards but it's always safer to have loose change as a backup
Driving in Australia Coolawanyah Airport is on the left side of the road
We aim to be the best car rental agency around so that you know when you rent with us you're getting the best price, value and service.
Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be easier, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check the status of your booking including payments and prices.
Booking a holiday, let alone renting a car, can be a stressful, surprisingly costly, experience which is why our clever matching technology will find you your dream hire car at your dream price.
All of the deals on our website include all fees including anything that you're required to pay on collection, including (but not limited to) one way fees, child seats and young driver fees.
When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need:
To begin your stress free booking process, head over to our homepage and input your desired rental location and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your information.
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.
Car rentals in Coolawanyah 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.
We work diligently to make sure 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 Australia
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
All of our rentals in Coolawanyah Airport Australia include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank of fuel 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 get how frightening and daunting choosing a hire car excess cover product can be. The additional fees that make up the price of hiring a vehicle can be very confusing, these include:
Many car hire websites mask the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices in the fine print. Customers are then shocked when the amount is taken from the debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is unfair and can really obstruct your holiday plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
On our website you'll find three levels of car hire excess cover, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you and your trip. You can view the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.
We're on a mission to make sure that renting a car at Coolawanyah Airport (COY) is a Stress Free experience with our easy to use and transparent booking website
After booking on the website you'll receive a confirmation email including the directions to the car rental collection location
Occasionally the car hire collection desk location is a shuttle bus drive from the airport terminal, the shuttle bus is provided within the price by the car rental company. Be sure to check your confirmation email to understand where the shuttle bus will pick you up.
Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car rental pick up location. Usually, the car rental pick up desk is groundside at the airport , once you've cleared security it will be difficult to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Coolawanyah Airport (COY) website.
At the car rental collection desk you'll need your driving licence, a copy of your confirmation email and your passport. In most cases, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. You should check the specific details required for the hire collection before begin your journey
Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car rental pick up location. Usually, the car rental pick up desk is groundside at the airport , once you've cleared security it will be difficult to return to the luggage area
When your car hire location is within the airport at Coolawanyah Airport (COY), it will be signed within the airport just after passport control.
Always check where the car rental drop off area in Coolawanyah Airport (COY) is. The drop off area can be in a different part of the airport from where you have picked the car up. All relevant information will be included with your confirmation email and also in the car rental provider's T&Cs.
We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car rental process as easy as possible.
When you book a rental vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're paying beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.
Booking couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.
Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your car hire and get a refund up until 48 hours before collection.
When you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a rental confirmation email with all of your rental details included. This email includes directions to the car hire pick up location and opening hours. If your rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be included with the email
Picking up at an airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car hire provider to wait for you if the flight is delayed. Always review the terms and conditions to understand what you need to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.
Just let us know and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, simple!
Save on your car rental in Coolawanyah Airport Australia by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to review the various different offers.
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.