You can use a Visa, American Express or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by your bank or credit card company when hiring through us.
We've made it ridiculously easy on our website to filter which car hire brands can accept a debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare the car rental brands do accept your preferred card type at the collection desk.
Would you like us to allow you to pay using something other than credit card or debit card? Do contact us to let us know. We are open to new ideas regarding how to enhance our service to make booking your car hire a Stress Free experience.
Usually, car rentals that come with our Premium Cover option enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any extra fees. You can view if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the car hire security deposit and insurance alternatives on the extras page of our website booking process.
It's worth bearing in mind that often car hire brands that do allow debit card at the desk are more expensive than those that accept credit card only.
Be careful when deciding if you should use a debit card on collection, car hire companies sometimes block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the excess can be a large amount of money , if you decide to pay using debit card this can be debited from your bank account and not returned until a couple of weeks following your rental has ended.
We accept a huge range of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
If you've opted for Basic or Essential Cover with your car rental, it often means that you will need to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will usually be given the opportunity to buy a top up policy by the hire company at the collection desk, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Stressfreecarrental.com are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make hiring a car Stress Free for our customers
Extra drivers are available to pre book on the website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for extra drivers on pickup.
Vehicle Models at each car hire location are variable. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact model may vary from the one listed. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most car hire locations we offer options to book guaranteed models . Use the filters on the site to find guaranteed model rentals.
Car rental availability can change greatly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important thing to recognise that influences car hire prices. Take this into account when planning your rental in advance.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always cheaper compared to the alternatives.
You can use the filters on the search results to find your perfect rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel engine and reduced security deposit options.
The following car rental suppliers are available in Hook Island Airport Australia: Hertz, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar.
Car rentals in Hook 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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
We work diligently to make sure 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
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.
We appreciate how frightening choosing a hire car insurance product can be. The fees that are included in the price of hiring a vehicle are often very confusing, these include:
Many car hire websites hide the insurance excess and security deposit prices in the small print. Customers are then shocked when the cash 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 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, premium, essential and basic and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You can review the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.
Our team work to make sure that renting a car at Hook Island Airport (HIH) is Stress Free with our simple, no hassle booking website
Don't forget to collect your bags before you head to the car hire pick up location. Quite often, the car rental collection desk is groundside at the airport , once you've cleared security it might not be possible to return to the luggage area
If your rental is meet and greet, a representative from the car rental company will meet you in the arrivals hall. Once you've passed security, find the agent holding a board with the car hire company name or your family name
Don't forget to collect your bags before you head to the car hire pick up location. Quite often, the car rental collection desk is groundside at the airport , once you've cleared security it might not be possible to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Hook Island Airport (HIH) website.
At the car hire collection desk you must have your driving licence, a copy of your confirmation email and your passport. In most cases, you'll also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. You must check the exact details required for the collection before you set off on your trip
When the car hire location is inside the terminal building at Hook Island Airport (HIH), it will be clearly signed within the airport just after passport control.
Always check where the car hire drop off location in Hook Island Airport (HIH) is. The rental return area can 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 rental confirmation email and also in the car hire provider's T&Cs.
After booking on the website you'll receive an email with the details of how to find the car rental collection desk location
Prior to setting off spend 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.
When driving overseas many countries have extremely stringent laws relating to alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we advise you not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your car
It can be daunting the first time you drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great trip
If you intend to take the car across the border into another country, be sure to check the terms and conditions for any cross border fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there's a possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
if you normally drive on the opposite side be cautious of traffic circles. You should navigate roundabouts using a clockwise direction, giving way to traffic currently on the traffic circle to your right.
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Australia Hook Island Airport the vehicle rental company will deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this is the case you will be notified via email once this has been processed
Be vigilant if you're driving beyond the main cities in Australia to look out for animals in the road.
If you'd like to leave the car at a different place to the location you picked it up from, any additional one way fees will be already included in the price detailed on the website.
you should keep some spare change available in the vehicle to pay for tolls. most tolls accept credit cards but it's always safer to have some change just in case
Driving in Australia Hook Island Airport is on the left side of the road
Premium insurance is the highest option for car hire cover we offer.
Many of our clients choose the Premium Cover option when they're are hiring a car because it usually reduces the excess 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.
Choosing Premium Insurance is totally optional, you can also choose to buy Premium Cover at the car rental counter, it's often less expensive to buy this up front on our website when you make your car hire booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover along with your vehicle rental, so that you know the price of everything before starting your trip.
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.