Before commencing your trip take some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the opposite side of the road.
If you'd like to drive across a border to another country, be careful to check the T&Cs for cross border fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you fail to do so there's a possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you are involved in an accident or the car is stolen
If you receive a traffic violation fine when driving in French Polynesia the car hire provider will take this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this happens you will be informed via email once this has been processed
you should keep some loose change ready in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many toll roads will accept credit cards but it's better to have loose change just in case
When driving overseas many countries have very strict regulations regarding consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we suggest not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your rental
If you're planning to leave the car in a alternative location to the location you collected it from, all extra one way fees are already included in the price detailed on our website.
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful with traffic circles.
Stress Free Car Rental are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make renting a car Stress Free for our customers
Additional drivers are available to book in advance on our website on step two of our booking process. In many cases you will pay for extra drivers when you collect the car.
Car hire availability can change significantly at different times of the year. Christmas is an important thing to consider that affects car rental prices. Factor this in when planning your rental in advance.
Stressfreecarrental.com only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with the alternatives.
You can use the filters on the search results to find your perfect car rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel engine and low insurance excess options.
Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.
Selecting Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also decide to buy Premium Cover at the car hire desk, Sometimes it's less expensive to book this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your car hire booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you understand the cost of everything before completing your booking.
We want you to be 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 give you the ability to purchase a Premium cover product.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a vehicle with us.
Essential cover will appear as a choice in the car hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover might not be available.
Essential Cover includes fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.
Our essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of additional charges that standard insurance does not.
You will have received car hire location collection details with the confirmation email. Take some time to understand how to find the car hire pick up location before you leave
Whether you have purchased Essential excess cover on the web site or have a different insurance policy, we recommend to make time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. We also recommend taking photos on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If damage exists on the car that isn't highlighted in your hire agreement you must inform the car hire provider
Taking some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to prevent any problems with the car rental provider when returning the car
Ensure you check the fuel type for the car and check which side of the vehicle the fuel cap is on
Always check the wheels and locks for issues as well. Locks and wheels are easy to miss when you're in a rush to begin your trip
Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the car and informing the vehicle hire company before starting your trip
All of the rentals listed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. You should check that the tank is full before you set off. If it is not you should inform the car rental company immediately
We work diligently to make sure 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 French Polynesia
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
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.
All of our rentals in French Polynesia 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.
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.