There's a huge amount of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our frustration with the process of renting a car.
Car hire providers we list on the website include the main vehicle hire companies like Europcar and Hertz there are some firms we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we do not include these on the website.
Stress Free Car Rental don't like to work with just any car hire firms. We're selective to only work with car rental brands you can trust.
Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.
Stress Free Car Rental checks millions of car rental prices at 1000s of car rental locations to source low cost deals and ensure that booking them on our website as easy, quick and Stress Free as it can be
The reason we decided to do things a bit differently is because we got annoyed with seeing people being hit with unexpected fees and knew we could do a better job.
Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide you with all of the best car hire deals in Bahamas with no nasty surprises.
Our pricing always includes extra fees that other car hire websites often don't include - this ensures that our process is as clear-cut as possible.
We get how daunting and frightening choosing a rental car insurance product can be. The extra charges that make up the price of hiring a vehicle are often very confusing, these can include:
Stress Free Car Rental offers three options for car hire excess cover, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you, your family and your trip. You can view the details of these on the extras page of our website when booking your rental.
Many hire car websites mask the expensive insurance excess and security deposit costs in the terms and conditions. Customers are then surprised when the cash is taken from their debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really hinder your holiday plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
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.
One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies frequently hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the excess can be a considerable amount of money , if you choose to pay with a debit card this might be debited from your account and not refunded until weeks after completion of your rental contract.
You can book using a large range of currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).
Would you like us to accept payments with a method other than debit card and credit card? Do get in touch to let us know. We are open to ideas re how to enhance our service and make booking your car rental a Stress Free experience.
Quite often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any extra charges. You're able to view if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car hire security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of the booking process.
Don't forget that quite frequently car rental brands that will allow debit card at the desk are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
When you include Basic or Essential Cover with your rental, it often means that you will be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will usually be given the option to buy a top up policy by the rental company when you collect the car, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Most of the Bahamas car rental partners we include on the website accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; sometimes these do have different conditions related to them. Always be sure to check the T&Cs if you want to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.
It is good to understand the alternative currency and payment options for your car hire in Bahamas, as often payments for add ons (such as GPS and extra drivers) might need to be paid for in the local currency (either in cash or by credit card) on collection.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
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.
Car rentals in Bahamas 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.
We work diligently to ensure that the prices you see on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Bahamas
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Bahamas. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car hire process as easy as we can.
Just let us know and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, stress free!
When you book a rental vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you'll always know how much you're spending beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.
Booking couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information detailed in each section.
Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your car rental and get a full refund up until 48 hours before collecting your car.
Save on your car rental in Bahamas by booking your car in advance. Take some time to shop around the various different offers.
When you complete your booking on the website you will receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental details included. The email will include directions to the car hire pick up location and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email
Picking up at an airport but not sure what your flight number is? It's ok! - you can book your rental now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car rental provider to wait for you if the flight is late. You should check the T&Cs to understand what you need to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.
We don't hide any charges, we are transparent from the get-go.
Before driving away spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
If you are given a fixed penalty fine when driving in Bahamas the car rental company might take this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you will be informed by email when this has taken place
When driving in a different country lots of countries have very stringent restrictions relating to consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your vehicle
it can be a good idea to have some change available in the car to pay for toll roads. most toll roads will accept credit cards but it's better to have cash as a backup
Sometimes it's intimidating at first to drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great holiday
If you intend to drive across the border into a different country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there is the possibility that you will not be insured if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful of roundabouts.
We aim to be the best car hire agency around so that you know when you book with us you're getting the best price, value and service.
All of the deals on our website include all charges including anything that you're required to pay on collection, including (but not limited to) one way fees, additional drivers and young driver fees.
Hiring a car, can be a stressful, costly, experience 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 the status of your booking including prices and payments.
To begin your stress free booking process, head to our homepage and input your desired rental location and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some of the best deals based on your details.
When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need:
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.