We're on a mission to make sure that hiring a car at Streaky Bay Airport (KBY) is Stress Free using our easy and quick booking process
If your rental is meet and greet, a representative of the car hire provider will meet with you in the arrivals area. Once you've passed the security area, look out for the agent holding a card with the car hire provider name or your surname
Don't forget to collect your luggage before heading to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've cleared security it might be difficult to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Streaky Bay Airport (KBY) website.
Always check where the car rental drop off area in Streaky Bay Airport (KBY) is. The vehicle return location can sometimes be in a different area of the airport from where you have picked the car up. This information will be included with your rental confirmation email and also included within the car rental provider's terms and conditions.
Don't forget to collect your luggage before heading to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've cleared security it might be difficult to return to the luggage area
Car rental locations on our website are always inside the Streaky Bay Airport (KBY) terminal or a short free shuttle bus drive away.
Your email confirmation will include the directions to the car hire pick up location
At the car rental 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. You must verify the specific details required for your hire collection before you leave
Occasionally the car hire collection location is a minibus drive away from the airport, the shuttle bus is provided free of charge by the car rental provider. Be sure to check your booking information to understand where the minibus will collect you from.
You can pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.
It's really easy on our website to identify which car hire companies do accept debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare the car rental companies will accept your preferred card type when you pick up the car.
Be careful when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies frequently hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold can be a significant amount of money , if you choose to pay with a debit card this will be debited from your account and not refunded until a couple of weeks following your rental has ended.
It's worth remembering that quite often car hire companies that do accept debit card on collection are not as cheap as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
It can be useful to know the different payment options for your car rental in Streaky Bay Airport Australia, as often payments for add ons (such as GPS and extra drivers) might need to be settled in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) on vehicle collection.
Would you prefer us to accept payments using something other than credit card or debit card? Please contact us and let us know. We're open to ideas re how to enhance our service and make arranging your car rental a Stress Free experience.
Usually, car rentals that come with the Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection with no extra charges. You're able to view if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car rental security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of the booking process.
If you've opted for Essential or Basic Cover for your car rental, this usually means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will usually be given the option to pay for a top up policy by the rental company when you collect the car, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Lots of the Streaky Bay Airport Australia car rental partners we include on the website will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; sometimes these do have different conditions associated to them. Always be sure to review the terms if you want to use a debit card when you collect the car.
Prior to setting off take some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.
It can be daunting at first to hire a car in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your trip
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Australia Streaky Bay Airport the car hire provider will take this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this is the case you'll be notified by email once this has been processed
When driving overseas many countries have very strict regulations on drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we advise you not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car
Driving in Australia Streaky Bay Airport is on the left side of the road
Be vigilant if you're driving outside of the main towns in Australia to look out for wild animals in the road.
If you intend to drive across a border to another country, be careful to check the terms and conditions for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there's a possibility that you will not be insured if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
If you'd like to leave the car in a alternative location to the one you collected it from, any additional one way charges will be included in the price detailed on our website.
you should keep some loose change ready in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many tolls accept cards but it's always safer to have some change just in case
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful with roundabouts. You should navigate road circles in a clockwise direction, giving way to cars already on the traffic circle to the right.
Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.
Many of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting 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 pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.
Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also decide to buy Premium Cover at the collection desk, Sometimes it's less expensive to book this in advance on our website when you make your car rental booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you understand the full price of everything before you pay.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Streaky Bay Airport Australia. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
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.
All of our rentals in Streaky Bay 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.
Car rentals in Streaky Bay 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 Car Rental are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make renting a car Stress Free for our customers
You can use the filters on the search results to find your perfect car rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel engine and low insurance excess options.
Extra drivers are available to pre book on our website on step two of our booking process. In many cases you will pay for extra drivers when you collect the car.
Car rental availability can change significantly at different times of the year. Christmas is an important thing to consider that affects car hire prices. Take this into account when considering your rental.
Vehicle Models at each car hire location can vary. The car rental company will always provide you with a car that’s the same size in terms of body style, passengers and luggage capacity but the exact type may vary from the one listed. If you would prefer a particular make, at most car rental locations we offer options to reserve guaranteed models from selected suppliers . You can use the filters on the site to find guaranteed model deals.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with the alternatives.
You will have been provided with car rental pick up location instructions with your booking confirmation email. Take some time to read through how to get to the car rental collection location before you set off
Before driving away ,check the vehiclehire terms and conditions. There may be extra fees for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.
Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the vehicle the fuel cap is on
All the cars listed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always double check that the fuel tank is full prior to setting off. If it isn't you should inform the car rental company before driving away
Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the car rental company when you return the vehicle
Always check the wheels and locks for issues as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss when you're in a hurry to start your journey
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the car and informing the vehicle hire company before driving away
If you have purchased Essential excess cover on the web site or you have your own policy, you should still take some time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. Also spend some time taking photographs on your phone of each section of the vehicle. If there is damage on the vehicle that isn't mentioned in your rental agreement you must report this to the car rental provider
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.