You will have received car rental pick up location instructions with your booking confirmation email. Take some time to understand how to get to the car hire pick up location before you set off
Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check 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 car and informing the vehicle hire provider before starting your trip
If you've not already ,check the vehiclehire T&Cs. There could be extra fees for crossing borders etc so make sure you understand these.
Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the vehicle rental provider when you return the vehicle
Always check the wheels and locks for issues as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss if you're in a rush to start your journey
If you have purchased Essential excess cover on the web site or have a different policy, you should still take some time to inspect the car for damage. We also recommend taking photographs on your phone of each part of the car. If there is damage on the car that isn't mentioned in your rental agreement you should report this to the car rental company
You can pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.
Lots of the Linz Blue Danube Airport Austria car rental partners we work with will accept a debit card when you collect the car; but some of these do have different conditions associated with them. Always be sure to check the T&Cs if you'd like to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.
It's really simple on the website to identify which car rental companies will accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare the car rental companies will accept your preferred card type on collection.
Be careful when deciding if you should use a debit card when collecting your car, car rental companies often block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the excess can be a significant amount of money and if you choose to pay with debit card this might be debited from your account and not returned until weeks following completion of your rental contract.
Usually, rentals that include our Premium Cover option will allow you to use a debit card on collection with no additional fees. You can review if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car rental excess and insurance options on the extras page of the website booking process.
Would you prefer us to accept payments with a method other than debit card and credit card? Please get in touch and let us know. We're always open to new ideas re how we can enhance our service and make paying for your car rental a Stress Free experience.
It's worth remembering that quite frequently car rental companies that will accept debit card on collection are more expensive than car hire companies that accept credit card only.
If you've included Basic or Essential Cover for your rental, this usually means that you'll be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You will usually be given the option to purchase a top up policy by the rental company at the collection desk, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Stress Free Car Rental accepts a large range of currencies including US Dollars (USD), British Pounds (GBP), Euros (EUR), South African Rand (ZAR) and Canadian Dollars (CAD).
All of our rentals in Linz Blue Danube Airport Austria 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.
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 cheapest price for a week in Linz Blue Danube Airport Austria for November is GBP242.62 with car hire supplier Hertz. We track prices from all of the leading car hire companies. Order your search results by price to find the best price
An example average price for 5 days in Linz Blue Danube Airport for November is GBP472.12 for a lead driver aged 35
The following car rental brands are available in Linz Blue Danube Airport Austria: Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty.
Our team work to make sure that hiring a car at Linz Blue Danube Airport (LNZ) is Stress Free with our quick and easy booking process
If your rental is meet and greet, an agent of the car hire provider will meet you at the arrivals area. When you've cleared security, look out for the rep holding a card with the car rental company name or your family name
When the car hire location is within the terminal at Linz Blue Danube Airport (LNZ), it will usually be signed within the airport after passport control.
When your flight departure is delayed you must make sure that the car rental provider knows right away. Most will endeavour to stay open later than usual if they know that your flight will be arriving late. To help with late collections we recommend always providing a flight number with your car rental booking.
Always check where the car rental drop off area in Linz Blue Danube Airport (LNZ) is. The vehicle return area can sometimes be in a different part of the airport from where you have picked the car up. This information will be attached to your confirmation email and also in the car rental company's terms and conditions.
Don't forget to collect your luggage before heading to the car hire pick up location. Often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've passed passport control it will be difficult to return to the luggage belt
Don't forget to collect your luggage before heading to the car hire pick up location. Often, the car rental pick up desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've passed passport control it will be difficult to return to the luggage belt. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Linz Blue Danube Airport (LNZ) website.
Occasionally the car hire collection location is a bus drive away from the airport terminal, the shuttle bus is provided free of charge by the car hire company. Be sure to review your booking information to understand where the bus will pick you up.
When at the car rental desk you must have your driving licence, passport and a copy of your booking confirmation email. Unless your rental specifies that you can use a debit card, you will also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. You should check the specific requirements of your rental collection before you set off on your trip
Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.
Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also decide to buy Premium Cover at the car hire counter, It is usually cheaper to buy this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your car rental booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you understand the full cost of everything before you pay.
Many of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting a car because it usually brings the excess down to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. You can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.
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 will appear as a choice in the car hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover might not be available.
Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.
Essential cover doesn't cover things like cleaning fees, mechanical repairs, third party injury, loss of theft/damage to content in the car and other things. For more details see the T&Cs on the extras page
There's a bucket load 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 own frustration with the process of renting a car.
Brands we work with include big car hire providers like Enterprise and Europcar there are some companies we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we don't include these on the website.
Pricing on our website includes added fees that other car rental websites don't usually include - this makes sure that our service is as clear-cut as possible.
We don't like to be 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.
Stress Free Car Rental don't like to work with just any car rental companies. We're careful to only work with car rental companies you can trust.
Our website compares millions of cheap car hire deals at 1000s of car rental locations to obtain amazing deals and make booking them on our website as quick, easy and Stress Free as possible
The reason we do things a bit differently is because we got fed up of seeing customers being hit with unexpected charges and felt like we could do a better job.
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.