You can pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring through us.
When you opt to include Essential or Basic Cover with your rental, this usually means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will more often than not be given the opportunity to purchase a top up policy by the rental company when you collect the car, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Would you prefer us to allow you to pay with a method other than credit card or debit card? Do get in touch to let us know. We're open to ideas regarding how to enhance the service we offer to make paying for your car rental a Stress Free experience.
You can book using a number of different currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).
One thing to think about when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies sometimes hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold is often a considerable amount of money and if you choose to pay with a debit card this will be debited from your bank and not returned until weeks following you've returned the car.
Most of the Chile car rental brands we include accept a debit card when you pick up the rental; but often these do have different T&Cs associated with them. Always be sure to review the terms and conditions if you'd like to pick up the car using a debit card.
You will have received car rental pick up location details with your confirmation email. Spend some time to understand how to find the car rental collection location before you leave
Be sure to double check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the vehicle the filler cap is on
If you've not already ,review the vehiclerental terms and conditions. There might be extra fees for border crossing etc so make sure you understand these.
If you've bought Premium excess cover on the website or you have a different insurance policy, you should still make some time to inspect the vehicle for pre existing damage. We advise taking photos on your phone of each section of the car. If damage exists on the vehicle that isn't highlighted in your hire agreement you should report this to the car rental provider
Spending a little time to take photos and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any issues with the car rental provider when you return the vehicle
All the rentals displayed on the website include a full to full fuel policy. Always check that the fuel tank is full prior to setting off. if you find that it isn't you must inform the rental company immediately
Remember to inspect alloy wheels and locks for damage as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss when you're in a rush to start your journey
We work hard 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 Chile
Car rentals in Chile 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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Chile. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
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.
Before driving away take some time to get used to the car and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the other side of the road.
If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in Chile the vehicle hire company will take this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this is the case you'll be informed by email when this has been processed
It might seem intimidating the first time you drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your vacation
It's worth have some loose change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many toll roads accept cards but it's better to have loose change just in case
When driving abroad lots of countries have extremely strict laws regarding drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we suggest not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle
We compare prices on a large selection of vehicle categories. 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 | Chile, we’ve got you covered.
Driving with a lot of luggage? Want to take a lot of stuff with you but not quite enough to require a van? Perhaps one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We include estate car deals from all of the brands you can trust in Chile.
If you can't find a car, people carrier or minibus that you'd like to rent, or if you have any queries about luggage space or car seat config, don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team.
If you're travelling with 2 large suitcases, we suggest taking a look at a rental in the Large Car category. Large category cars have lots of of room for 4 or 5 passengers along with 2-3 large suitcases and a couple of smaller bags.
Trying to find a car rental that's a bit special when you are in Chile? The Prestige Car Hire category compares deals for premier car manufacturers such as Range Rover, Mercedes, Audi and BMW.
Need transport for more than 5 people? Stress Free Car Rental compares a large variety of people carriers available in Chile that easily accommodate 7 or 8 passengers. If you're travelling with more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we suggest reviewing our range of minibuses for hire.
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.