The cars on our website come with a full to full fuel policy. To avoid additional charges for refuelling remember to fill up the tank before you return the vehicle.
We appreciate how frightening and daunting choosing a rental car excess cover product can be. The extra fees that make up the price of hiring a car are often very confusing, these can include:
Stress Free Car Rental offers three options for car hire excess cover, premium, essential and basic and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You can review the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.
Many hire car websites hide the insurance excess and security deposit prices in the terms and conditions. Customers are then surprised when the amount is taken from the debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really obstruct your holiday plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.
Car rentals in Coffs Harbour 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.
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.
The following car hire suppliers are available in Coffs Harbour Australia: Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Avis, Thrifty Australia, Dollar.
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 Coffs Harbour 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.
If you'd like to fly into Australia, the closest international airport to Coffs Harbour is Gold Coast Airport, which is 243 kilometres away (in a straight line - driving distance may vary) from central Coffs Harbour. Located less than a 30 minute drive away from the centre of the Gold Coast, Gold Coast International Airport services almost 6.5 million passengers per annum, making it Australia's 6th busiest airport. If you'd like to collect your car rental in Gold Coast Airport for your journey to Coffs Harbour you can find the car hire collection desks located opposite to the arrivals area.
Before you start your journey spend some time to familiarise yourself with 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'd like to drop off the vehicle at a different place to the place you picked it up from, any extra one way charges will be included in the price listed on the site.
If you are given a fixed penalty fine when driving in Australia Coffs Harbour the vehicle rental company will deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this happens you'll be notified by email once this has taken place
Sometimes it's intimidating the first time you drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great holiday
if you're planning to take the car across the border into another country, be sure to check the conditions of rental for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there's the possibility that your insurance will be invalidated if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
it can be a good idea to have some spare change available in the vehicle to pay for tolls. most tolls will accept cards but it's always safer to have some change as a backup
When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be cautious of road circles. Be sure to navigate road circles in a clockwise direction, giving way to vehicles currently on the roundabout to the right.
Be careful when driving beyond the main cities in Australia to look out for animals in the road.
When driving in a different country lots of countries have extremely stringent laws concerning drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we advise you not to consume any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle
You'll have been provided with car hire pick up location instructions with your email confirmation. Take time to understand how to get to the car hire pick up location before you leave
Be sure to double check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the car the filler cap is on
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 prior to driving away
You should inspect alloy wheels and door locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss if you are in a hurry to begin your journey
If you've bought Premium excess cover on our website or you've a different policy, you should still take some time to check the car for pre existing damage. We advise taking photographs on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If damage exists on the vehicle that isn't mentioned in your rental agreement you should report this to the car rental company
If you have not already ,review the carrental terms. There could be additional fees for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.
We strive to be the best car hire agency around so that you know when you rent with us you're getting the best value, service and price.
When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need includes:
Hiring a car, can be a stressful, costly, ordeal which is why our clever car hire matching technology will find you your dream hire car at your dream price.
Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be more straightforward, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check your booking including prices and payments.
All of the deals on our website include all charges including everything that you're required to pay on collection, including (but not limited to) local taxes, additional drivers and senior driver fees.
To begin your stress free booking process, simply head to our homepage and type in your desired rental location and dates then in just seconds we'll bring up some of the best deals based on your details.
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 you pay.
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 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 totally optional, you can also choose to buy Premium Cover at the car rental counter, it's often cheaper to book this up front on our website at the same time as you make your car rental 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.
We'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before you collect the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.