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Ecuador FAQs

What should I take with me when I collect the car in Ecuador?

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.

Can I cancel my booking in Ecuador 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's the best fuel policy for car rental in Ecuador?

All of our rentals in Ecuador 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.

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car hire in Ecuador?

We work diligently to ensure that the prices you see on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Ecuador

Car hire excess, security deposits and insurance

We get how daunting and frightening picking a rental car insurance product can be. The extra charges that make up the price of hiring a car can be very confusing, these include:

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

A lot of hire car websites mask the price of insurance excess and security deposit costs 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 holiday plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.

What are Stress Free Car Rental about?

We work hard to ensure that car hire on holiday is easy!

To be included on the website, all rentals have to include a fair full to full fuel policy and complete clarity about insurance and security deposit costs.

The team at Stress Free spend hours examining detailed T&Cs so that you don't have to. All of the key points of the rental contract are clearly displayed on every page of our website

We only work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car rental companies, including Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise.

Our range of cars have cover for damage, theft and third party claims.

Hire your car today with no credit card fees or hidden payments.

We offer a huge amount of family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with convertibles and hatchbacks.

If plans change you can cancel or change your rental agreement free of charge for up to 48 hours before you collect.

The car rental booking process

We aim to be the best car rental website around so that you know when you book through us you're getting the best value, service and price.

All of the rentals on our website include all charges including anything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) one way fees, extras and senior driver fees.

Booking a holiday, let alone renting a car, can be a stressful, costly, experience which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.

When searching for your rental, information you'll need:

  1. Car hire & pickup location
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The drivers age

To start your stress free booking process, head to our homepage and input your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some brilliant deals based on your details.

Top tips when picking up your car hire

You will have been provided with car hire location collection details with your email confirmation. Take time to read through how to get to the vehicle rental pick up location before you leave

Taking some time to take photos and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any issues with the car rental company when returning the car

Ensure you check the fuel type for the vehicle and check which side of the vehicle the filler cap is on

Whether you have bought Essential excess cover on the web site or you have your own policy, we recommend to make some time to inspect the car for pre existing damage. Also spend some time taking photographs with your phone of each part of the car. If damage exists on the vehicle that is not highlighted in your hire contract you must report this to the vehicle rental provider

Always inspect the wheels and locks for issues as well. These are easy to miss when you're in a hurry to begin your trip

Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting all damage to the inside of the car and informing the vehicle rental company before driving away

Collecting your Ecuador Car rental with no credit card and other payment options.

Pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card issued by a bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.

One important thing to consider when deciding if you want to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies frequently block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold is often a large amount of money , if you decide to pay with a debit card this can be debited from your bank and not refunded until a couple of weeks after completion of your rental contract.

Quite often, rentals that include the Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection without any extra fees. You can view if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the car hire security deposit and insurance options on the second step of the booking process.

Don't forget that quite frequently car rental partners that do accept debit card at the desk are more expensive than those that accept credit card only.

You can book using a large number of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).

Most of the Ecuador car rental companies we include on the website will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; but sometimes these do have special terms and conditions related to them. Ensure that you review the terms if you plan to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.

If you choose Essential or Basic Cover for your car rental, it usually means that you will need to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You'll more often than not be given the opportunity to buy a top up policy by the rental partner when you collect the car, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

We've made it really simple on the website to view which car hire partners will accept a debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare which car hire brands will accept your card type when you pick up the car.

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No need to worry 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 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.

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