Prior to setting off spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.
If you intend to take the car across the border into a different country, be sure to check the conditions of rental for cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you fail to do so there is the possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
When driving overseas lots of countries have extremely stringent restrictions concerning consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car
If you'd like to leave the vehicle at a different place to the location you picked it up from, all extra one way fees are already included in the pricing listed on the website.
It can be intimidating the first time you drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great holiday
if you normally drive on the opposite side be cautious of traffic circles.
If you are given a fixed penalty fine when driving in Cook Islands the vehicle rental company might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you will be informed via email when this has taken place
you should have some spare change available in the car to pay for tolls. most toll roads will accept credit cards but it's better to have cash as a backup
We work hard to ensure that vehicle rental on your trip is stress free!
We offer a huge amount of family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with hatchbacks and convertibles.
The team at Stress Free spend days trawling through terms and conditions so that you don't have to. All key points of the hire contract are clearly displayed on every page of our website
To be listed on the website, all vehicles must include a full to full fuel policy and absolute clarity about credit card hold costs.
If your plans change you can change or cancel your rental free of charge up to 48 hours before you collect.
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Extra drivers are available to reserve on the website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for additional drivers on pickup.
Car rental availability can vary greatly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important factor to recognise that influences car rental prices. Factor this in when planning your rental in advance.
You can use the filters on the search results to find your ideal rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel fuel and reduced security deposit options.
Vehicle Models at each car rental location are variable. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact model may vary from the one booked. If you require a particular model, at most car hire locations we provide pre bookable guaranteed models from selected car rental companies . Use the filters on our website to find guaranteed model options.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always cheaper compared to other car rental fuel policies.
All of our rentals in Cook Islands include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car with a full tank 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.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Cook Islands. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Car rentals in Cook Islands 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 appreciate how intimidating choosing a rental car insurance product can be. The additional charges that make up the price of hiring a car are often very confusing, these include:
Many hire car websites hide the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices 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 unfair and can really hinder your holiday plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.
On our website you'll find three options for car hire excess cover, premium, essential and basic 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 the site when booking your rental.
You'll have received car hire location collection details with the booking confirmation email. Spend some time to read through how to get to the car hire pick up location before you begin your trip
Always inspect alloy wheels and door locks for damage as well. These are easy to miss if you are in a rush to begin your trip
Spending some time to take photos and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any disagreements with the vehicle hire provider when returning the car
Before driving away ,review the carrental T&Cs. There could be additional charges for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.
All the vehicles displayed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. You should ensure that the tank is full before you set off. If it is not you must report this to the rental company before driving away
Be sure to check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the car the petrol cap is on
If you have bought Premium excess cover on our website or have a different policy, we recommend to make time to inspect the car for pre existing damage. Also spend some time taking photographs on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If damage exists on the car that isn't highlighted in your rental contract you should report this to the car hire provider
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and reporting it to the car rental provider prior to starting your trip
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.