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 was born out of our own frustration with the process of renting a car.
Brands we work with include the main vehicle hire providers like Hertz and Enterprise there are some firms we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we don't include these on our website.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire car at a lower cost, we'll match it.
Stress Free Car Rental don't like to work with just any car hire companies. We're careful to only work with car rental brands you can trust.
Pricing on our website includes extra fees that other car hire websites don't usually include - this ensures that your experience is as transparent as it can be.
Our website checks millions of prices at 1000s of car rental locations to hunt down great offers and ensure that booking them on our website as quick, easy and Stress Free as possible
Stress Free Car Rental work hard to ensure that we provide you with all of the best car rental deals in Onslow Airport Australia with no unexpected charges.
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 through us.
One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card when collecting your car, car hire companies often block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold can be a considerable amount of money , if you opt to pay with a debit card this can be debited from your bank account and not returned until a couple of weeks following your rental has ended.
Many of the Onslow Airport Australia car rental brands we work with accept a debit card when you collect the car; but sometimes these do have special conditions related to them. Ensure that you check the contract terms if you'd like to use a debit card when you collect the car.
Would you prefer us to accept payments using something other than credit card or debit card? Feel free to get in touch to let us know. We're always open to new ideas regarding how to improve our service and make booking your car hire as Stress Free as it can be.
Quite often, car rentals that come with the Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no additional fees. You can view if a debit card is accepted, along with the different car hire security deposit and insurance alternatives on the second step of the booking process.
It's worth bearing in mind that quite often car hire partners that will allow debit card on collection are more expensive than those that accept credit card only.
It's really easy on our website to view which car rental companies will accept a debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare which car rental partners can accept your card type on collection.
If you've chosen Essential or Basic Cover with your rental, this usually means that you'll need to present 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 hire partner when you collect the car, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
It's useful to know the payment options for your car rental in Onslow Airport Australia, as some payments for extras (like booster seats and Sat Nav) might need to be paid for in local currency (either in cash or by credit card) when you pick up the car.
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Always check where the car rental drop off location in Onslow Airport (ONS) is. The vehicle return location can sometimes be in a different part 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 hire company's T&Cs.
When the car hire location is inside the terminal at Onslow Airport (ONS), this will usually be signed inside the airport just after passport control.
If your rental is meet and greet, an agent of the car rental company will meet with you near the arrivals area. Once you've passed the security area, find the agent holding a card with the car rental company name or your family name
Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car hire collection desk. Usually, the car hire pick up desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've cleared security it might be impossible to return to the luggage belt. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Onslow Airport (ONS) website.
When at the car rental collection desk you must have your driver's licence, passport and a copy of your booking confirmation email. For most rentals, 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 set off on your trip
Don't forget to collect your luggage before you head to the car hire collection desk. Usually, the car hire pick up desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've cleared security it might be impossible to return to the luggage belt
When your flight departure is delayed always ensure that the car rental provider knows right away. Many of them will try to remain open longer than usual if they're informed that your flight will be arriving later than planned. To help with late collections we suggest always informing us of your flight number with the car rental booking.
Occasionally the car hire pick up location is a short shuttle bus drive away from the airport terminal, the shuttle bus is provided free of charge by the car rental provider. You should review your booking information to understand where the bus will pick you up.
Car rentals in Onslow 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.
The following car rental brands are available in Onslow Airport Australia: Thrifty.
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 Onslow 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.
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.
Before driving away take some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.
If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in Australia Onslow Airport the car rental company will take this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this happens you'll be notified by email once this has been processed
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful of roundabouts. Always navigate road circles in a clockwise direction, giving way to vehicles currently on the traffic circle to the right.
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 holiday
If you'd like to drive across the border into another country, be careful to check the T&Cs for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there's a possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you are involved in an accident or the car is stolen
When driving overseas many countries have very stringent regulations regarding drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we advise you not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your rental
you should keep some change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many toll roads will accept cards but it's always safer to have some change just in case
If you'd like to leave the car in a different place to the one you collected it from, all extra one way charges will be included in the price detailed on the site.
Driving in Australia Onslow Airport is on the left side of the road
You will have received car hire pick up location instructions with your confirmation email. Take time to understand how to find the car hire pick up location before you leave
Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the car the fuel cap is on
If you've not already ,check the carrental terms and conditions. There might be additional fees for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.
Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any problems with the car rental provider when returning the vehicle
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 starting your trip
Always check the wheels and door locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss when you're in a rush to begin your journey
All the rentals listed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. Always check that the tank is full prior to setting off. If it isn't you should inform the car hire company immediately
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 car hire desk, it's often 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 full cost 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 you have no large security deposit or car rental insurance excess risk. You can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.
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.