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Why choose Stress Free Car Rental?

We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our mission is to make the car rental procedure as simple as we can.

Picking up at the airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car hire company to wait for you if your flight is late. We recommend that you check the T&Cs to understand what to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.

Just let us know and we'll sort everything out - it really is that, well, simple!

Booking couldn't be easier, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.

You'd like to pay with a debit card? Need an extra driver? No problem. You'll find all the options on our website including low prices for add ons such as additional drivers and Toll pay devices. We offer options to pay with a debit card at most locations. You can use the filters on our search results page to easily and quickly find these options

We don't hide any charges, from the get-go, we are completely transparent.

Save on your car hire in Bulgaria by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to review the various different offers.

Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your vehicle hire and get a refund up until 48 hours before collection.

When you complete your booking with us you'll receive a confirmation email with all of your rental details included. Confirmation emails include directions to the car rental collection desk and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email

When you book a rental car with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're paying beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover option

Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we offer.

Lots of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when hiring a vehicle 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. Customers can also often collect the car using debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

Choosing Premium Cover is completely optional, you can also opt to purchase Premium Cover at the car hire desk, It might be less expensive to buy this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your car rental booking.

On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you know the price of everything before starting your trip.

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 provide you the option to rent a car including a Premium cover product.

Picking up your Bulgaria Car hire with no credit card.

You can use a Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card provided by your bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.

Lots of the Bulgaria car rental brands we work with will accept a debit card when you collect the car; but some of these do have different T&Cs related with them. Be sure that you understand the T&Cs if you'd like to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.

Be careful when deciding if you want to use a debit card when collecting your car, car rental companies often block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold is often a large amount of money and if you opt to pay using a debit card this will be debited from your account and not refunded until weeks following completion of your rental contract.

Would you like us to allow you to pay with a method other than credit card or debit card? Please get in touch and let us know. We are always open to new ideas re how we can enhance the service we offer and make paying for your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.

We've made it ridiculously simple on our website to identify which car rental brands will accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare the car hire brands will accept your card type at the collection desk.

It can be good to know the different payment and currency options for your car hire in Bulgaria, as some payments for extras (such as extra drivers and child seats) might need to be paid in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) on collection.

It's worth remembering that quite frequently car hire companies that will accept debit card at the desk are more expensive than car hire companies that accept credit card only.

Usually, rentals that come with our Premium Cover option will allow you to use a debit card on collection without any additional fees. You can review if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the different car hire excess and insurance options on the second step of our booking process.

When you include Basic or Essential Cover for your rental, it often 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 more often than not be given the option to purchase a top up policy by the rental partner at the collection desk, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

Stress Free Car Rental accepts a large number of currencies including US Dollars (USD), British Pounds (GBP), Euros (EUR), South African Rand (ZAR) and Canadian Dollars (CAD).

Frequently asked questions about car hire in Bulgaria

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Bulgaria 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.

For my car rental in Bulgaria, how can I reduce the security deposit?

Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Bulgaria. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters

What's the most economical fuel policy for car hire in Bulgaria?

All of our rentals in Bulgaria 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.

Can I cancel my rental in Bulgaria if I change my mind?

Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.

What do I need when I collect the car in Bulgaria?

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.

Driving advice for your car hire at Bulgaria

Before commencing your trip take some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.

it can be a good idea to keep some loose change available in the car to pay for tolls. Many tolls will accept credit cards but it's better to have cash just in case

If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Bulgaria the car hire company might deduct this amount from the credit card you have on record. If this happens you will be informed by email when this has been processed

Sometimes it's daunting at first to rent a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Enjoy your holiday

When hiring a car in Bulgaria you're able to bring along your own child seat provided that you purchased the child seat in the EU or UK and it meets all of the required regulations. You're also able to hire a child seat from the car hire provider on the extras page of our website.

Driving in Bulgaria is on the right hand side of the road

If you'd like to drop off the car in a alternative place to the location you collected it from, any extra one way fees are included in the pricing detailed on our website.

When driving in a different country many countries have very strict restrictions relating to alcohol consumption when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your rental

If you intend to drive across a border into a different country, be sure to check the terms and conditions for any cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there is a possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you're 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 at traffic circles. You should navigate roundabouts using an anti-clockwise direction, giving priority to vehicles already on the roundabout to your left.

Would you like to hire an SUV, a people carrier, minivan or convertible at Bulgaria?

We compare prices on a wide range of car makes and models. 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 | Bulgaria, we’ve got you covered.

Is your trip with more than 5 people? Stress Free Car Rental offers a large variety of people carriers available in Bulgaria that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 people. For more than 8 passengers (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of luggage) we recommend reviewing our selection of minibuses for hire.

Looking to hire a car that's a bit special when you are in Bulgaria? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares prices for premier car brands such as BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes.

If you don't see a car, people carrier or minibus that you'd like to rent, or if you have any questions about boot space or seating configurations, please don’t hesitate to contact the team at Stress Free Car Rental.

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

Stress Free Car Rental compares a vast range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, ideal for navigating narrow streets but keep in mind that you’ll have limited luggage space so be sure to pack light. .

Going on holiday with a lot of passengers in Bulgaria? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van prices from a huge range of minibus rental companies.

Feel the wind in your hair as you navigate around Bulgaria in your convertible car rental. We find cheap deals on convertibles of all different shapes and sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.

Transporting a lot of luggage? Want to take quite a lot of stuff on your trip but not quite enough to justify a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will meet your requirements. We compare estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Bulgaria.

When you're travelling with 2 large suitcases, we suggest taking a look at something in our Large Car category. These cars come with plenty of space for 4 or 5 people and several bags.

Hassle free Essential insurance options

As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you hire 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 of the website

Essential cover appears as a choice in the car hire insurance options. For some partner/geographical car rental combinations the cover might not be available.

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 extra costs that standard insurance doesn't.

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Car rental insurance, excess and security deposits

We get how daunting picking a rental car insurance product can be. The charges that are included in the price of hiring a vehicle can be very confusing, these can include:

  • The cost of hiring the vehicle
  • Any extras (e.g. child car seats & sat nav)
  • Insurance costs

Stress Free Car Rental offers three levels of car hire excess cover, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you and your trip. You can view the details of these on the extras page of the site when making a booking.

Many car hire websites mask the insurance excess and security deposit prices in the small print. 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 plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.

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Why choose StressFreeCarRental.com during the Covid pandemic?

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.

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