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How to Hire a Car in Lotusvale with zero Excess

The hire car will be fully covered for accidents and theft included in the rental fee you'll see the website. This cover is known as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).

All of our hire cars in Lotusvale include CDW in the price , there's usually an insurance excess, this excess is held on your credit card on collection. The insurance excess is the amount you would be liable to pay if the car is written off, severely damaged or stolen. However, the excess amount on rental cars can be very high. It's often between £950 to £3,000. If you return the car damaged, or it's stolen or written off, you will have to pay some or all of the excess.

On collection of the hire car, the insurance excess is held on your card as a 'pre-auth' transaction. Pre Auth means that the money isn't charged to your card as a regular transaction, it's held as a pending transaction until you drop off the vehicle. You don't usually pay foreign currency fees on credit cards for pre authorised payments, so provided the vehicle is dropped off in the same condition as when you collected it, this amount is fully refunded to your card without anything further to pay.

If you intend to pay for your rental by debit card, the insurance excess amount will be taken from your bank account and fully refunded when the car is dropped off. If you intend to use debit card on collection, as the excess amount is often high, it's recommended to buy Premium Cover when you book or to pay for top up cover at the rental desk.

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

How to Hire a Car in Lotusvale with a Low Deposit

When you pick up the car, you will usually be asked to leave a security deposit on your credit card or debit card. The security deposit vary significantly dependent on the size of the vehicle and the excess amount. Car rental Security deposits in Lotusvale can vary between £100 and £2,000.

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

How to Hire a Car in Lotusvale with Cross Border Fees Included

If you plan to collect your vehicle in Lotusvale and take it across the border into a different country, be sure to review the terms and conditions. Many car hire providers require that you let them know on collection; and usually charge additional fees to top up the insurance. If you do not let them know, you might find that the rental car will not be insured when you cross over into a different country.

You'll find the details of cross border charges and fees by clicking Rental terms and checking 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.

Renting a Car in Lotusvale with Child Seats or booster seats

You can take along your own child seats and booster seats for your vehicle rental, as long as they meet all of the legal safety requirements for use in Lotusvale.

You'll have the option to include them with your car rental when you make a booking on the website. Child seats and booster seats are paid in local currency when collecting the car. Although it's highly unusual for them to be unavailable, their availability is not guaranteed by most car rental companies in Lotusvale

Hiring a Car in Lotusvale with One Way Fees included

Most of the car providers we work with in Lotusvale allow you to collect your car in Lotusvale and drop off the vehicle at a different location. If you've chosen a different drop off location for the rental, the prices you'll see displayed on the website include any extra fees for this. You'll also see a breakdown of all additional fees on the payment page.

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Car hire availability can vary greatly at different times of the year. peak holiday times are an important factor to recognise that influences car hire prices. Take this into account when planning your rental in advance.

Vehicle Models at each car rental location are variable. 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 booked. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most car rental locations we offer options to book guaranteed models . Use the filters on our website to find guaranteed model deals.

Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with other car rental fuel policies.

You can use the filters on the search results to find your ideal rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel fuel and reduced security deposit options.

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Larger Vehicle Hire Options in Lotusvale

11 Seaters

11 Seaters
Ideal for transporting 11 passengers and their bags. We compare all of the cheapest deals for 11 seater rental in Lotusvale

13 Seaters

13 Seaters
If you plan to share the driving on your trip, we compare all of the 13 seater rental deals that include a free additional driver in Lotusvale.

Minibuses

Minibuses
We've made it really easy to find all of the best offers for minibus hire in Lotusvale wherever they're available, including a wide range of seat options from 6 - 15 seater minibuses.

7 Seaters

7 Seaters
The 7 seater hire category includes people carriers like the VW Transporter and large SUVs like the X-Trail. If you're travelling with 7 passengers and their bags we recommend opting for a small mini-van over a midsize or large SUV.

Find answers to common questions about car hire in Lotusvale Australia

What should I take with me when I collect the car in Lotusvale 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 best fuel policy for car rental in Lotusvale Australia?

All of our rentals in Lotusvale 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.

Is the car rental fully insured?

Car rentals in Lotusvale 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.

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car hire in Australia?

We work diligently to ensure that our prices on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Australia

The car rental booking process

We strive to be the best car rental website around so that you know when you rent with us you're getting the best value, service and price.

Booking a holiday, let alone renting a car, can be a stressful, costly, ordeal which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.

Once your bookings 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 payments and prices.

When searching for your rental, information you'll need:

  1. Car hire & pickup location
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The age of the driver

To start your stress free booking process, head to our homepage and type in your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your information.

Trying to find an SUV, a convertible, people carrier or minibus at Lotusvale Australia?

We compare deals on a huge range of vehicle 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 Lotusvale | Australia, we’ve got you covered.

Have a lot of luggage? Need to transport quite a lot of stuff with you but not quite enough to justify a van? It could be that one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We include estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Lotusvale Australia.

From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we have a huge selection for you to compare on our website before you book your rental in Lotusvale Australia.

Planning a trip with a larger group in Lotusvale Australia? Whether it’s a golf trip or a holiday with the extended family, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van deals from a huge range of minibus and van rental companies.

Looking to drive something a bit special whilst you’re in Lotusvale Australia? The Prestige Car Hire category compares deals for premier car manufacturers such as Range Rover, Mercedes, Audi and BMW.

If you’re struggling to find a car, people carrier or minibus that meets your requirements, or if you have any queries about trunk space or seating config, don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team.

If your luggage includes 2 large suitcases, we recommend looking at something in the Large Car category. These cars come with plenty of room for 4 or 5 passengers and several bags.

Travelling with more than 5 people? We compares a large variety of people carriers available in Lotusvale Australia that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 people. For more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we recommend reviewing our selection of rental minibuses.

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Car Hire at Lotusvale's Nearest International Airport

If you're planning to fly into Australia, the closest international airport to Lotusvale is Cairns Airport, which is 465 kilometres away (as the crow flies) from central Lotusvale. A brief 15 minute drive from Cairns, Cairns International Airport offers access to the North East of Australia and the great barrier reef. You can pre-book car rental at Cairns Airport on our website, so that it's easy and convenient to collect a car when you arrive at the airport. You can find most of the car rental collection desks located within the arrivals area of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Our Premium cover

Premium cover is the highest option for car hire insurance we provide.

You're able to buy Premium Cover bundled with your car rental, so that you understand the total price of everything before starting your trip.

Many of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when renting a vehicle because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

We want you to be able to understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the option to buy a Premium cover product.

Driving tips for your car rental at Australia Lotusvale

Before you start your journey spend some time to familiarise yourself with the car and its controls. This is especially important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.

It can be intimidating the first time you rent a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great trip

If you're planning to leave the vehicle at a alternative location to the place you picked it up from, any additional one way fees will be included in the price listed on the website.

When driving overseas lots of countries have extremely strict laws concerning alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we advise you not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your vehicle

If you receive a fixed penalty fine when driving in Australia Lotusvale the vehicle hire provider might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this is the case you will be notified by email once this has taken place

if you normally drive on the opposite side be careful at road circles. Be sure to navigate roundabouts in a clockwise direction, giving way to traffic currently on the roundabout to your right.

Be vigilant when driving beyond the main towns in Australia to look out for animals in the road.

you should have some loose change ready in the car to pay for tolls. most tolls accept credit cards but it's always safer to have some change as a backup

You should always drive in Australia Lotusvale is on the left side of the road

if you're planning to take the car across a border to a different country, be sure to check the conditions of rental for any cross border 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 a situation where the car is damaged or stolen

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