There's a bucket load of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our personal frustration with the process of renting a car.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.
We don't like to work with just any car hire firms. We're cautious to only work with car rental companies you can trust.
The reason we do things a bit differently is because we got annoyed with seeing people being hit with unexpected charges and felt like we could provide a more transparent service.
Our website checks millions of car hire prices at 1000s of car rental locations to obtain amazing deals and make booking them on the website as quick, easy and Stress Free as possible
Our pricing always includes extra fees that other car hire websites often don't include - this ensures that our service is as straightforward as it can be.
Stress Free Car Rental work hard to ensure that we provide you with all of the best car hire deals in Kingscote Airport Australia with no unexpected fees.
Brands we work with include the main vehicle hire companies like Enterprise and Europcar there are some firms we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we don't list these on the website.
Our team work to make sure that renting a car at Kingscote Airport (KGC) is as Stress Free as possible with our quick and easy website
After booking on the website you'll receive a confirmation email including the details of how to find the car rental pick up location
Always check where the car rental drop off location in Kingscote Airport (KGC) is. The drop off location can be in a different part of the airport from where you have picked the car up. All relevant information will be attached to your rental confirmation email and also in the car rental provider's terms and conditions.
When your car hire location is inside the airport at Kingscote Airport (KGC), this will be signed inside the airport after passport control.
Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car rental collection desk. Often, the car hire pick up desk is groundside at the airport , once you've passed passport control it might be difficult to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Kingscote Airport (KGC) website.
Occasionally the car hire pick up location is a short shuttle bus drive from the airport terminal, the shuttle bus is provided within the price by the car hire provider. Be sure to check your booking information to understand where the bus will collect you from.
If your flight departure is delayed always ensure that the car hire provider knows right away. Most car rental companies will try to stay open later than usual if they're informed that your flight will be arriving later than expected. To help them to do this we suggest always informing us of a flight number with your car hire booking.
At the car rental collection desk you'll need your driver's licence, a copy of your confirmation email and your passport. Unless your rental specifies that you can use a debit card, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. You should check the specific details required for your rental collection before you leave
For meet and greet car rentals, an agent of the car rental company will usually meet with you at the arrivals area. After you've passed security, look out for the agent holding a card with the car rental company name or your surname
All car rental locations on our site are always inside the Kingscote Airport (KGC) terminal building or a short free shuttle bus drive away.
Before driving away spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.
Be vigilant if you're driving outside of the main cities in Australia to look out for wildlife in the road.
If you receive a traffic violation fine when driving in Australia Kingscote Airport the car rental company might take this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you'll be notified via email when this has been processed
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful of roundabouts. Be sure to navigate road circles with an clockwise direction, giving priority to vehicles already on the traffic circle to the right.
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If you're planning to leave the car in a different place to the one you picked it up from, all extra one way charges will be already included in the pricing detailed on our website.
you should keep some change available in the car to pay for toll roads. most toll roads will accept cards but it's always safer to have loose change just in case
If you intend to drive across the border into a different country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there is a possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
You should always drive in Australia Kingscote Airport is on the left side of the road
When driving overseas many countries have very stringent restrictions concerning drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we suggest not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your car
You'll have received car hire pick up location instructions with the confirmation email. Take some time to read through how to get to the car hire pick up location before you begin your trip
Before driving away ,check the carrental terms and conditions. There could be additional fees for crossing borders etc so ensure that you understand these.
Taking some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any disagreements with the car hire provider when returning the vehicle
Whether you have purchased Essential excess cover on our website or you have a different policy, you should still take time to inspect the vehicle for damage. Also spend some time taking photographs on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If damage exists on the car that isn't mentioned in your rental contract you must report this to the car hire provider
Always check the wheels and door locks for damage as well. These are easy to miss when you are in a rush to begin your journey
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the car and reporting it to the car rental company prior to starting your trip
All of the rentals listed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. Always ensure that the tank is full prior to setting off. If it is not you must inform the car rental company before driving away
Ensure you check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the car the petrol cap is on
We accept American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card provided by your bank or credit card company when hiring through us.
It's important to consider when deciding if you want to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies often block an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold can be a considerable amount of money , if you choose to pay using a debit card this will be debited from your bank account and not returned until weeks following your rental has ended.
Stress Free Car Rental accepts a number of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
Would you prefer us to take payment with a method other than credit card or debit card? Please contact us and let us know. We're always open to new ideas about how we can enhance our service and make booking your car rental a Stress Free experience.
It's worth remembering that frequently car hire companies that do accept debit card on collection are not as cheap as those that accept credit card only.
Lots of the Kingscote Airport Australia car hire brands we compare prices for will accept a debit card when you collect the car; some of these do have different conditions related to them. Be sure that you review the contract terms if you'd like to use a debit card when you collect the car.
If you've included Basic or Essential Cover for your car rental, this usually means that you'll need a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You will usually be given the option to buy a top up policy by the rental company when you collect the car, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
It's incredibly simple on our website to identify which car hire companies will accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the search results page to compare the car rental partners will accept your preferred card type at the counter.
It can be practical to know the different payment options for your car rental in Kingscote Airport Australia, as some payments for add ons (like Sat Nav and child seats) might need to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) when you pick up the car.
Very often, rentals that come with our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection with no additional fees. You're able to review if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car hire security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of our booking process.
We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car hire process as easy as we can.
Just get in touch and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, simple!
When you book a hire vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're spending beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.
Booking your car hire couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.
Save money on your car rental in Kingscote Airport Australia by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to shop around the various different offers.
Collecting at an airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can book your rental now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car rental provider to wait for you if the flight is late. We recommend that you review the T&Cs to understand what to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.
As soon as you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental details included. The email will include directions to the car hire pick up location and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be included with the email
Want to pay with a debit card? Need a GPS included? No problem. You'll find all of the options on the website including great prices for extras such as child seats and Toll pay devices. We offer options to pay with a debit card at most locations. Use the filters on our search results page to quickly and easily find these options
We don't hide any fees, we are transparent from the get-go.
Free Cancellation! You can cancel your car hire and get a full refund up until 48 hours before collecting your car.
The following car rental brands are available in Kingscote Airport Australia: Hertz.
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 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
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.
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.