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Collecting your Ernabella Airport Australia Car hire using a debit card.

You can pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring through us.

It's really simple on our website to view which car rental partners do accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare the car hire brands will accept your card type at the collection desk.

Would you prefer us to accept payments with a method other than credit card or debit card? Feel free to get in touch to let us know. We're always open to ideas about how to enhance the service we offer and make arranging your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.

One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies often hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold is often a large amount of money and if you opt to pay using a debit card this can be debited from your account and not returned until a couple of weeks following your rental has ended.

Lots of the Ernabella Airport Australia car rental brands we include accept a debit card when you collect the rental; sometimes these do have different T&Cs related with them. Be sure that you understand the T&Cs if you intend to use a debit card when you collect the car.

It's worth remembering that quite frequently car hire partners that will allow debit card on collection are not as cheap as those that accept credit card only.

Quite often, rentals that come with the Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no additional charges. You're able to view if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the different car hire excess and insurance options on the second step of our booking process.

If you've chosen Essential or Basic Cover with your rental, it usually means that you'll need a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will more often than not be given the option to pay for a top up policy by the rental partner at the collection desk, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

It can be good to know the payment options for your car rental in Ernabella Airport Australia, as often payments for add ons (like extra drivers and child seats) might need to be settled in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) at the rental car collection desk.

Tips for Driving your car hire in Australia Ernabella Airport

Prior to setting off take some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.

you should keep some change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many tolls accept cards but it's better to have cash just in case

It can be daunting at first to drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your trip

If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in Australia Ernabella Airport the car rental company will take this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this is the case you'll be informed by email when this has been processed

if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful of traffic circles. You should navigate road circles in a clockwise direction, giving priority to cars currently on the traffic circle to the right.

When driving overseas many countries have very stringent laws on drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle

If you'd like to leave the car in a different place to the location you collected it from, any additional one way charges are included in the pricing detailed on the site.

If you'd like to drive across the border into another country, be careful to check the terms and conditions for additional fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there is a possibility that your insurance will be invalidated if you are involved in an accident or the car is stolen

Driving in Australia Ernabella Airport is on the left side of the road

Hiring a car at Ernabella Airport (ERB)

Be sure that hiring a car at Ernabella Airport (ERB) is as Stress Free as possible using our hassle free and easy to use website

When your flight departure is delayed always make sure that the car rental company knows right away. Most car rental providers will try to remain open longer than usual if they're informed that your flight will be collecting the car later than expected. To make sure the car rental company know your arrival time it's recommended always providing a flight number with the car hire booking.

If your rental is meet and greet, an agent of the car rental company will meet with you in the arrivals area. When you have passed the security area, find the agent holding a card with the car rental provider name or your surname

Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've passed passport control it might be impossible to return to the luggage belt. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Ernabella Airport (ERB) website.

Always check where the car rental drop off location in Ernabella Airport (ERB) is. The rental return location can sometimes be in a different area of the airport from where you have picked the car up. This information will be attached to your rental confirmation email and also included within the car hire company's T&Cs.

When the car hire location is inside the terminal building at Ernabella Airport (ERB), this will usually be clearly signed within the airport after passport control.

Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've passed passport control it might be impossible to return to the luggage belt

Occasionally the car hire pick up location is a minibus drive away from the airport, the shuttle bus is included free of charge by the car hire provider. You should review your confirmation email to understand where the minibus will collect you from.

When at the car rental collection desk you must have your driver's licence, passport and a copy of your booking confirmation email. In most cases, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. Always verify the exact requirements of the rental collection before you leave

Things to remember when collecting your vehicle hire

You will have been provided with car rental pick up location details with your confirmation email. Take time to understand how to find the car hire collection location before you begin your trip

Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the car the filler cap is on

If you have purchased Essential excess cover on our website or have your own policy, you should still make some time to inspect the vehicle for pre existing damage. We advise taking photos on your phone of each section of the vehicle. If damage exists on the vehicle that isn't highlighted in your rental contract you should report this to the vehicle hire provider

Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the car and reporting it to the car hire company before driving away

Always check the wheels and door locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss when you're in a hurry to start your journey

Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any issues with the car rental company when you return the vehicle

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

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Ernabella Airport Australia frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my rental in Ernabella Airport Australia if I change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car rental in Australia?

We work diligently to make sure that the prices you see on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Australia

What's the best fuel policy for car hire in Ernabella Airport Australia?

All of our rentals in Ernabella Airport Australia include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up 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.

What do I need when I collect the car in Ernabella Airport Australia?

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.

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Ernabella 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.

Stress Free Essential insurance options

As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two different levels of insurance when you book a vehicle with us.

Essential cover will appear as a choice in the car hire insurance section. For some partner/geographical car rental combinations the cover might not be available.

Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.

Essential cover doesn't cover things like cleaning fees, mechanical repairs, third party injury, loss of theft/damage to content in the car and other things. For more details see the terms and conditions on the extras page of the website

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire cover we offer.

Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also choose to buy Premium Cover at the collection desk, It might be less expensive to book this up front on our website at the same time as you make your car hire booking.

You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your vehicle rental, so that you know the price of everything before you pay.

Many of our clients decide to 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. You can also often collect the car using debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

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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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