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 transmission on the opposite side of the road.
If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in Cuba the car rental provider might take this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you will be informed by email once this has been processed
When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful with roundabouts.
Sometimes it's daunting at first to hire a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great holiday
If you'd like to drive across the border to a different country, be careful to check the T&Cs for any cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't there's a possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen
When driving in a different country many countries have very stringent laws regarding alcohol consumption when driving. To be safe, we advise you not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your rental
it can be a good idea to keep some change ready in the car to pay for toll roads. most toll roads will accept credit cards but it's better to have some change just in case
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Cuba. You can easily find the lowest security deposit 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 Cuba 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.
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.
We work diligently to make sure 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 Cuba
At Stress Free Car rental, we compare deals on a wide selection 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 | Cuba, we’ve got you covered.
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 booking your rental in Cuba.
Is your trip with more than 5 people? Stress Free Car Rental offers a large variety of people carriers available in Cuba that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 passengers. For more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we recommend taking a look at our range of rental minibuses.
Looking to hire a car that's a bit special whilst you are in Cuba? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares car hire deals for prestige car manufacturers such as Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Range Rover.
We offer a vast selection of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, ideal for navigating narrow city streets but keep in mind you will be restricted on luggage space so be sure to pack light. .
We work hard to make sure that car rental on holiday is easy!
If your plans change you can edit or cancel your rental agreement free of charge for up to 48 hours before you collect.
Rent your car now with no credit card fees or hidden payments.
To be listed on the site, all cars have to include a fair full to full fuel policy and total clarity about security deposit and insurance costs.
Review the cheapest car hire prices in Cuba from brands you can trust, including Enterprise, Hertz and Keddy.
You can use a Visa, Mastercard or an American Express credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.
We've made it really easy on our website to identify which car rental companies can accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the search results page to compare which car rental companies can accept your card type on collection.
Lots of the Cuba car rental brands we work with will accept a debit card when you collect the rental; some of these do have special conditions associated to them. Be sure that you check the T&Cs if you plan to use a debit card when you collect the car.
One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card when collecting your car, car rental companies often hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this can be a significant amount of money , if you opt to pay using a debit card this might be debited from your account and not returned until a couple of weeks after your rental has ended.
It can be useful to know the different payment and currency options for your car rental in Cuba, as payments for add ons (like Sat Nav and child seats) might need to be settled in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) on collection.
There's a bucket load of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our frustration with the process of renting a car.
Car hire providers we work with include the main car hire companies like Hertz and Enterprise there are some firms we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we do not include these on our website.
Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide our customers with all of the best car hire deals in Cuba with no unexpected charges.
Pricing on our website includes extra fees that other websites often don't include - this ensures that our service is as transparent as it can be.
Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.
Stress Free Car Rental don't like to work with just any car hire providers. We're selective to only work with car rental brands you can trust.
The reason we decided to do things a bit differently is because we got fed up of seeing people having trips ruined by a bad car rental experience and thought we could do a better job.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a vehicle with us.
Essential cover appears as a choice in the car hire insurance section. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover isn't always available.
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 terms and conditions on the extras page
Essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional costs that standard insurance does not.
Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.
You'll have received car hire location collection details with your confirmation email. Take some time to understand how to get to the car hire collection location before you leave
Be sure to check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the car the filler cap is on
All the rentals listed on our web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always check that the tank is full before you set off. If it isn't you should inform the car rental company immediately
Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting any damage to the inside of the car and reporting it to the vehicle rental company prior to starting your trip
If you've not already ,check the carhire terms and conditions. There might be additional charges for border crossing etc so make sure you understand these.
Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any issues with the car hire provider when returning the car
If you have purchased Essential excess cover on our web site or you have a different insurance policy, always make some time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. We also recommend taking photographs on your phone of each panel of the vehicle. If damage exists on the car that is not mentioned in your rental agreement you must report this to the vehicle hire provider
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.