Ensure hiring a car at Strahan Airport (SRN) is as Stress Free as possible with our simple, no hassle booking process
Always check where the car hire drop off area in Strahan Airport (SRN) is. The vehicle return location can 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 in the car rental company's terms and conditions.
Don't forget to collect your bags before you go to the car hire collection desk. Often, the car hire pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've cleared security it might be difficult to return to the luggage belt. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Strahan Airport (SRN) website.
When the car rental desk is within the terminal at Strahan Airport (SRN), this will be clearly signed inside the airport when your through passport control.
Occasionally the car hire collection desk location is a bus drive from the airport, the shuttle bus is included free of charge by the car rental provider. Be sure to review your booking information to understand where the shuttle bus will pick you up.
Don't forget to collect your bags before you go to the car hire collection desk. Often, the car hire pick up desk is groundside in the terminal ,so once you've cleared security it might be difficult to return to the luggage belt
All car rental locations on our site are always inside the Strahan Airport (SRN) building or close by to the airport.
If your flight departure is late you should make sure that the car hire company knows right away. Many of them will try to stay open later than usual if they know that your flight will be picking up the car late. To assist with late arrival it's recommended always informing us of a flight number with your car hire booking.
We strive to be the best car rental agency around so that you know when you hire with us you're getting the best value, service and price.
Booking a holiday, let alone renting a car, can be a stressful, surprisingly costly, ordeal which is why our clever matching technology will find you your dream hire car at your dream price.
Once your bookings been made, managing it couldn't be simpler, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check your booking including payments and prices.
When searching for your rental, information you'll need:
To start your stress free booking process, head over to our homepage and type in your locations and dates then in just seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your details.
Before commencing your trip spend some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.
If you receive a traffic violation fine when driving in Australia Strahan Airport the vehicle hire company will take this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this happens you'll be informed by email once this has been processed
It can be daunting the first time you rent a car in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great holiday
if you normally drive on the opposite side be careful at traffic circles. Be sure to navigate road circles in a clockwise direction, giving way to vehicles already on the roundabout to the right.
If you're planning to leave the car at a alternative place to the location you picked it up from, any extra one way charges are included in the price detailed on our website.
When driving overseas many countries have extremely strict regulations concerning drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we advise you not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your rental
You should always drive in Australia Strahan Airport is on the left side of the road
you should keep some spare change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. most tolls will accept cards but it's better to have some change just in case
Be vigilant if you're driving beyond the main towns in Australia to look out for wild animals in the road.
If you intend to take the car across a border into another country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for additional fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there's a possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
You can pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express credit card or a debit card provided by your bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.
If you've chosen Basic or Essential Cover for your rental, this usually means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You will usually be given the opportunity 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.
Be careful when deciding if you want to use a debit card when collecting your car, car rental companies sometimes hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the excess can be a large amount of money , if you choose to pay using a debit card this might be debited from your account and not returned until weeks after completion of your rental contract.
Don't forget that quite often car hire companies that will accept debit card on collection are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
Would you prefer us to accept payments using something other than credit card or debit card? Please get in touch and let us know. We're open to ideas re how we can enhance our service to make booking your car rental a Stress Free experience.
It is useful to know the different payment and currency options for your car rental in Strahan Airport Australia, as payments for extras (such as GPS and extra drivers) might have to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) at the collection counter.
Most of the Strahan Airport Australia car rental brands we work with will accept a debit card when you pick up the rental; but some of these do have different T&Cs related to them. Be sure that you understand the T&Cs if you intend to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.
It's really easy on our website to identify which car rental companies can accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare the car rental brands can accept your preferred card type at the collection desk.
You'll have been provided with car hire pick up location details with your confirmation email. Take some time to understand how to get to the car rental collection location before you set off
Before driving away ,review the vehiclerental T&Cs. There could be additional fees for border crossing etc so make sure you understand these.
Always check alloy wheels and locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss when you are in a hurry to begin your journey
All of the rentals displayed on the website include a full to full fuel policy. You should ensure that the tank is full prior to setting off. If it isn't you should inform the car rental company immediately
Ensure you check the fuel type for the car and inspect which side of the vehicle the fuel cap is on
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the vehicle and informing the car hire company prior to driving away
Whether you have purchased Premium excess cover on the website or have a different policy, you should still make some time to check the vehicle for damage. We also recommend taking photographs on your phone of each panel of the car. If there is damage on the car that isn't mentioned in your hire contract you must report this to the car hire provider
Taking some time to photograph and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the car hire company when returning the vehicle
There's a bucket load of reasons why we are different from our competitors but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a car.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our price match promise means that if you find the same hire car at a lower cost, we'll match it.
Our website collects millions of car hire prices at 1000s of car hire locations to source great deals and make booking them on our website as quick, easy and Stress Free as it should be
Stress Free Car Rental provide customers with all of the best car rental deals in Strahan Airport Australia with no unexpected charges.
Brands we work with include the larger vehicle hire providers like Enterprise and Europcar there are some firms we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we do not include these on our website.
Our pricing always includes additional fees that other car rental websites often don't display - this ensures that our process is as transparent as it can be.
The reason we do things differently to other car rental websites is because we got frustrated with seeing customers being hit with unexpected charges and felt like we could do a better job.
We do not work with just any car rental companies. We're cautious to only work with car rental brands you can trust.
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.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Strahan Airport Australia. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
Car rentals in Strahan 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.
All of our rentals in Strahan Airport Australia include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car 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.
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.