As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a car with us.
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 details see the T&Cs on the extras page
Essential cover appears as a choice in the car hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.
Essential Cover comes with key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and much more.
Essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of additional charges that standard insurance doesn't.
We compare deals on a vast selection of car types and sizes. 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 Ararat | Australia, we’ve got you covered.
From large SUVs such as the Land Rover Discovery to smaller SUVs like the Nissan Juke and Opel Mocha , we have a huge selection for you to compare on our website before you book your rental in Ararat Australia.
Travelling with more than 5 people? We offers a variety of people carriers available in Ararat Australia that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 people. For more than 8 passengers (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we recommend reviewing our range of rental minibuses.
Enjoy the wind in your hair as you drive around Ararat Australia in your convertible rental car. We find low cost deals on convertibles of all different shapes and sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.
If you’re struggling to find a car, people carrier or minibus that meets your requirements, or if you have any questions regarding boot space or seating set up, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
We offer a wide range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to navigating narrow streets but keep in mind that you will be restricted on luggage space so be sure to pack light. .
Prior to setting off 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 other side of the road.
When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful with road circles. Always navigate traffic circles in a clockwise direction, giving priority to traffic already on the traffic circle to your right.
it can be a good idea to keep some loose change ready in the vehicle to pay for tolls. Many toll roads will accept cards but it's always safer to have cash as a backup
When driving in a different country many countries have very strict laws relating to consuming alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your car
Sometimes it's daunting at first to hire a car in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Enjoy your vacation
Driving in Australia Ararat is on the left hand side of the road
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Australia Ararat the car hire provider will deduct this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this happens you'll be notified by email when this has taken place
If you intend to drive across a border to another country, be sure to check the T&Cs for cross border fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there is the possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you're involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
If you'd like to drop off the car in a alternative location to the place you collected it from, all extra one way charges will be included in the pricing listed on our website.
Be careful if you're driving outside of the main towns in Australia to look out for animals in the road.
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
Vehicle types 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 make may vary from the one displayed. If you require a particular make, at most car rental locations we provide options to book guaranteed models . You can use the filters on the site to find guaranteed model deals.
We only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with the alternatives.
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 pick up your rental.
Car rental prices can change significantly at different times of the year. Christmas is an important thing to recognise that affects car rental prices. Factor this in when considering your rental.
You can use the filters on our website to find your perfect car rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel engine and reduced insurance excess options.
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 Ararat 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.
An example average cost for 5 days in Ararat for November is GBP166.36 for a lead driver aged 35
The following car rental brands are available in Ararat Australia: Europcar, Keddy by Europcar.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Ararat Australia. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our competitors but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our frustration with the process of renting a car.
Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car hire price match promise means if you find the same hire car at a lower price, we'll match it.
Our pricing always includes added fees that other websites don't usually include - this ensures that your experience is as clear-cut as possible.
Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide our customers with all of the best car rental prices in Ararat Australia with no unexpected fees.
Car hire providers we work with include big car hire providers like Europcar and Hertz there are some firms we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we don't include these on the website.
Stress Free Car Rental won't work with just any car rental providers. We're selective to only work with car rental companies you can trust.
Stress Free Car Rental compares millions of car rental prices at 1000s of car rental locations to find you the best deals and make booking them on the website as easy, quick and Stress Free as possible
The reason we decided to do things a bit differently is because we got fed up of seeing customers being hit with unexpected fees and knew we could do a better job.
Pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.
It's really simple on the website to identify which car hire brands will accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the search results page to compare which car hire companies will accept your preferred card type on collection.
Many of the Ararat Australia car rental companies we compare prices for will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; some of these do have special T&Cs associated to them. Always be sure to check the terms if you intend to use a debit card when you collect the car.
Quite often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection without any additional fees. You're able to review if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the different car rental security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of the booking process.
Would you prefer us to accept payments with a method other than debit card and credit card? Please contact us and let us know. We are always open to new ideas regarding how we can improve the service we offer and make booking your car rental a Stress Free experience.
It’s good to understand the different payment options for your car hire in Ararat Australia, as some payments for add ons (like extra drivers and child seats) might need to be paid for in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) when you pick up the car.
Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.
Lots of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting a car because it usually lowers the security deposit for the excess 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.
Choosing Premium Cover is completely optional, you can also decide to buy Premium Cover at the car rental desk, Sometimes it's cheaper to buy this in advance on our website when you make your car rental booking.
On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you understand the exact cost of everything before completing your booking.
So that you're able to make an informed decision regarding which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the ability to rent a car including a Premium cover product.