Cheap Car Rental at Portland Airport with No Insurance Excess options

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Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover option

Premium cover is the highest option for car hire cover we offer.

On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover along with your vehicle rental, so that you know the exact price of everything before starting your trip.

Lots of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when they're are hiring a car because it usually lowers the security deposit for the excess to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often collect the car using debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.

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

So that you're able to understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to provide you the ability to rent a car including a Premium cover product.

Car rental Brands you can trust in Portland Airport Australia

PORTLAND APT

Address
1260 BRIDGEWATER LAKES RD
PORTLAND, VIC
3305

Opening hours

MT GAMBIER APT

Address
LOT 2 AIRPORT ROAD
MT. GAMBIER, SAU
5290

Opening hours

MT GAMBIER APT TRUCKS

Address
LOT 2 AIRPORT RD
MT GAMBIER TRUCKS, SAU
5290

Opening hours

MOUNT GAMBIER

Address
MOUNT GAMBIER AP
MOUNT GAMBIER
5290

Opening hours

MOUNT GAMBIER

Address
MOUNT GAMBIER AP
MOUNT GAMBIER
5290

Opening hours

Would you like to hire an SUV, a minibus, convertible or people carrier at Portland Airport Australia?

At Stress Free Car rental, we compare prices on a vast range of vehicle makes and models. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around Portland Airport | Australia, we’ve got you covered.

When you're travelling with 2 large bags, we recommend taking a look at something in the Large Car category. Large category cars come with plenty of room for 4 or 5 passengers along with 2-3 large suitcases and a couple of smaller bags.

Looking to hire a car that's extra special whilst you are in Portland Airport Australia? The Prestige Car Hire category compares car rental deals for premier car manufacturers such as BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes.

Feel the wind in your hair whilst you road trip around Portland Airport Australia in your convertible car rental. We find great value deals on convertibles of all sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.

From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we include a wide selection for you to compare on the site before you book your rental in Portland Airport Australia.

Travelling with a larger group in Portland Airport Australia? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van deals from a vast array of rental companies.

If you don't see a people carrier, minibus or car that you'd like to rent, or if you have any queries about trunk space or seating config, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Stress Free Car Rental.

We provide a vast range of small cars, including Fiat 500s, Ford Kas, Nissan Micras and many more, ideal for drive around narrow streets but keep in mind you’ll be restricted on luggage space so it's best to pack light. .

Transporting lots of bags? Need to take quite a lot of stuff with you but not quite enough to require a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We list estate car deals from all of the brands you can trust in Portland Airport Australia.

Renting a Car in Portland Airport with One Way Fees included

Car Hire in Portland Airport with One Way Fees included

Most of the vehicle rental providers we include in Portland Airport permit you to collect the car in Portland Airport and return the car at a different location. If you've chosen a different drop off location for your rental, the prices displayed on the website include all additional fees for this. You'll also find a full breakdown of all additional charges on the payment page.

Car Hire in Portland Airport with a Free Additional Driver

Look out for deals on our website including a free additional driver bundled into the price. Use the filters on the search results page to find bundled deals. It's also possible to add an extra driver on the extras page before you complete your booking.

Car Hire in Portland Airport including a Free Additional Driver

How to Rent a Car in Portland Airport with No Security Deposit

Renting a Car in Portland Airport with a Reduced Security Deposit

At the collection desk, you will often be asked to leave a security deposit on a debit card or credit card. Security deposits can vary significantly subject to the make and model of the car and the insurance excess . Car rental Security deposits in Portland Airport can vary between £0 and £2,200.

We compare all of the car hire options with a low security deposit and in some instances no deposit at all except for fuel. When you reserve a rental in Portland Airport with Premium Cover included, you can reduce the deposit to cover only the cost of a full tank of fuel (often less than £100), this is refunded to your card when the rental is dropped off with a full tank.

How to hire a car without a credit card

You can pay for your car hire on our website using any credit or debit card, including Visa, Mastercard or American Express. We also compare car hire deals at 1000s of locations that accept a debit card on collection. You can quickly and easily find these by using the filters on the search results page or taking a look at our Premium Cover options on the extras page.

How to hire a car without a credit card

How to Hire a Car in Portland Airport without an Insurance Excess Held on Your Credit Card

Renting a Car in Portland Airport with zero Excess

Your rental car will be fully covered for theft and accidents included in the rental price you'll see displayed on our website. This type of cover is known as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).

All of our hire cars in Portland Airport include CDW in the price , there is often an insurance excess, this excess is held on your credit card on collection. The insurance excess is the total amount you would be liable to pay if the car is written off, severely damaged or stolen. The the excess amount on rental cars can be high. It's normally between £850 to £3,000. If you return the car damaged, or it's stolen or written off, you'll have to pay some or all of the excess.

On collection of the hire car, the excess is held on your credit card as a 'pre authorised' transaction. This means that the amount is not taken from your card as a regular payment, it's held as a pending payment until you drop off the vehicle. You won't normally have to pay foreign currency charges on credit cards for pre authorised payments. As long as the vehicle is dropped off in the same condition as when it was collected, this excess amount is fully refunded to your card with nothing additional to pay.

If you intend to pay for your rental by debit card, the excess amount will be taken from your bank account and refunded when the vehicle is dropped off. If you intend to use debit card on collection, as the excess amount is often very high, we recommend to either buy Premium Cover on our website or to buy top up cover at the collection desk.

If you'd like to hire a car in Portland Airport with a £0 or reduced excess check out our Premium Cover rental options.

Car Hire in Portland Airport including Cross Border Fees

If you plan to pick up your vehicle in Portland Airport and drive it over the border , you should always check the terms and conditions. Almost all car rental brands require that you let them know on collection; and usually charge additional fees to top up the insurance. If you fail to do so, you might find that your rental will not be insured if you take the rental into a different country.

You'll find the information relating to cross border charges and fees by clicking Rental terms and viewing the Cross Border Rules section.

If you cant find the cross border information for your car hire please get in touch with our car rental advisors and they'll be happy to help.

Hiring a Car in Portland Airport including Cross Border Fees

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Hassle free Essential insurance options

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

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

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

Essential cover appears as an option in the car hire insurance section. For some partner/geographical car rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.

Essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your car hire booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of extra charges that standard insurance doesn't.

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Frequently asked questions about Portland Airport Australia car hire

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Portland 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.

What do I need when I collect the car in Portland 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.

What's the most economical fuel policy for car rental in Portland Airport Australia?

All of our rentals in Portland Airport Australia include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car 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.

Which car hire brands are available in Portland Airport Australia?

The following car hire suppliers are available in Portland Airport Australia: Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty.

For my car rental in Australia, how can I reduce the security deposit?

Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Portland Airport Australia. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters

Details of Portland Airport routes by airline

Departure
Arrival
Flight Number
Portland Airport (PTJ) 08:15:00
SH 823
Portland Airport (PTJ) 18:05:00
Warrnambool Airport (WMB) 18:35:00
SH 829
Portland Airport (PTJ) 17:05:00
Warrnambool Airport (WMB) 17:35:00
SH 843

Why choose us?

We're not called Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the vehicle rental procedure as simple as possible.

When you book a rental car with Stress Free Car Rental you'll always know how much you are spending beforehand - no hidden costs, no scary fees.

Just let us know and we'll sort everything out - it really is that, well, stress free!

Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your vehicle rental and receive a full refund up until 48 hours prior to collection.

You'd like to pay by debit card? Require a GPS included? No problem. We have all the options on our website including low prices for add ons such as child seats and GPS. We offer options to pay with a debit card wherever possible. You can use the filters on the website to easily and quickly find these options

Save on your car hire in Portland Airport Australia by booking your car in advance. Take time to shop around the various different prices.

Booking couldn't be easier, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information detailed on each page.

We don't hide any charges, from the get-go, we are completely transparent.

When you complete your booking with us you will receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental details included. This email includes directions to the car rental collection desk and opening hours. If your rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email

Compare car hire at Portland Airport (PTJ)

We're on a mission to make sure that renting a car at Portland Airport (PTJ) is as Stress Free as possible with our simple, no hassle website

It's a good idea to figure out where the car hire drop off location in Portland Airport (PTJ) is. The vehicle return area can sometimes be in a different area of the airport from where you've picked the car up. All relevant information will be included with your rental confirmation email and also in the car hire company's T&Cs.

After booking on the website you'll receive a confirmation email including the details of how to find the car rental collection location

When your departure is late always make sure the car rental company knows in advance. Most car rental providers will try to stay open longer than usual if they're informed that you will be collecting the car later than expected. To assist with late arrival we recommend always providing a flight number with the car rental booking.

You must pick up your bags before you head to the car hire pick up location. Quite often, the car rental collection desk is groundside in the terminal , once you've cleared security it might not be possible to return to the luggage belt

If your rental is meet and greet, a rep from the car rental company will meet you in the arrivals hall. When you have passed security, find the agent holding a board with the car rental provider name or your family name

When the car rental pick up location is a shuttle bus drive away from the airport, the transfer is included within the price by the car rental provider. Ensure that you review your confirmation email to understand where the minibus will pick you up.

You must pick up your bags before you head to the car hire pick up location. Quite often, the car rental collection desk is groundside in the terminal , once you've cleared security it might not be possible to return to the luggage belt. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Portland Airport (PTJ) website.

All of the car hire options listed on our website are either within the Portland Airport (PTJ) terminal or a short free shuttle bus drive away.

Picking up your Portland Airport Australia Car rental using a debit card and other ways to pay.

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

Stress Free Car Rental accepts a huge number of currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).

It's important to consider when deciding if you want to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies often hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold is often a significant amount of money and if you decide to pay with debit card this will be debited from your bank account and not refunded until a couple of weeks after you've returned the car.

Very often, car rentals that come with our Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any additional charges. You can view if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the car rental excess and insurance options on the second step of the website booking process.

We've made it incredibly easy on our website to filter which car rental partners do accept a debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare which car hire companies will accept your card type on collection.

It's worth remembering that often car hire brands that will allow debit card at the desk are not as cost effective as those that accept credit card only.

Would you like us to take payment using something other than credit card or debit card? Do get in touch to let us know. We are always open to ideas about how to improve the service we offer to make paying for your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.

It can be useful to know the alternative payment options for your car hire in Portland Airport Australia, as often payments for extras (like GPS and extra drivers) might have to be paid in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) at the collection counter.

When you opt to include Basic or Essential 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'll more often than not be given the opportunity to purchase a top up policy by the rental partner at the collection desk, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

Map of Portland Airport flight destinations with car rental available

Top tips before collecting your vehicle rental

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

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

You should inspect alloy wheels and door locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss if you're in a hurry to start your trip

Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and reporting it to the car hire provider before driving away

If you have not already ,review the carrental terms. There may be extra charges for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.

All the vehicles displayed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. We recommend that you double check that the fuel tank is full before you set off. If it is not you should inform the rental company immediately

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MPV Hire Options in Portland Airport

10 Seaters

10 Seaters
If you're vacationing with 10 passengers, we include all of the best deals for 10 seater hire in Portland Airport. Including options with free additional drivers and no insurance excess.

11 Seaters

11 Seaters
Ideal for transporting 11 people along with their luggage. We compare all of the best deals for 11 seater rental in Portland Airport

People Carriers

People Carriers
Hiring a people carrier in Portland Airport is a great choice if you're travelling with too many people to fit into a standard car along with lots of luggage. We include a broad range of people carrier hire providers so you can be sure to find a great deal for your rental.

Minibuses

Minibuses
We make it incredibly easy to find all of the best deals for minibus rental in Portland Airport wherever available, including a wide range of seat configurations from 6 - 15 seater minibuses.

Car rental in Portland Airport Australia made easy

Stressfreecarrental.com are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make hiring a car Stress Free for our customers

Vehicle types at each car rental location are variable. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact make may vary from the one listed. If you have a preference for a particular model, at most car hire locations we offer pre bookable guaranteed models from selected car rental companies . Use the filters on the site to find guaranteed model options.

Extra drivers are available to reserve on the website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for extra drivers when you pick up your rental.

You can use the filters on our website to find your ideal rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel engine and reduced insurance excess options.

Car rental prices can vary greatly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important thing to recognise that affects car hire prices. Take this into account when planning your rental in advance.

We only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always a better deal compared to the alternatives.

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