Top Quality Offers on Car Hire in Gibraltar

Why we're different

There's a wide variety of reasons why we are different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a car.

Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car rental price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.

The reason we decided to do things differently is because we got annoyed with seeing people being hit with unexpected fees and knew we could provide a better service.

Car hire providers we work with include the larger vehicle hire companies like Europcar and Hertz there are some firms we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we do not list these on the website. work to deliver you with all of the best car hire prices in Gibraltar Gibraltar with no nasty surprises.

Car hire excess, security deposits and insurance

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

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

Stress Free Car Rental offers three levels of 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.

A lot of car hire websites hide the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices 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 unfair and can really hinder your holiday plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.

Map view of Gibraltar nearby car hire locations

Some of our favourite car hire places near Gibraltar

Car hire in Gibraltar Gibraltar made simple are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make hiring a car a Stress Free experience

Additional drivers are available to pre book on the website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for additional drivers on pickup.

You can use the filters on our website to find your perfect rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel fuel and reduced security deposit options.

Vehicle types at each car hire location are variable. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact make may vary from the one listed. 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 the website to find guaranteed model options.

We only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always cheaper compared to other car rental fuel policies.

Popular vehicle types in Gibraltar

MPV Rental Options in Gibraltar

9 Seaters

9 Seaters
Vehicles we compare in the 9 seater hire category include the Fiat Talento which can easily transport 9 people and their luggage.

People Carriers

People Carriers
Renting a people carrier in Gibraltar is the perfect choice if you're transporting too many people to fit into a standard car along with lots of luggage. We compare a broad selection of people carrier hire companies so you can be sure to find a great deal for your rental.

8 Seaters

8 Seaters
If you're travelling with 8 people, we compare all of the cheapest deals on 8 seater rental in Gibraltar, including the Opel Vivaro which has lots of space for 8 passengers and their bags.

7 Seaters

7 Seaters
The 7 seater hire vehicle category includes mini-vans like the VW Transporter and large SUVs like the X-Trail. If you're travelling with 7 people and their bags it's recommended to choose a small minibus over a large SUV.

Why should you book with Stress Free Car Rental?

We're not called Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car rental process as simple as we can.

When you book a hire vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you are spending beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.

Free Cancellation! You can cancel your car hire and receive a full refund up until 48 hours before collection.

Collecting at an airport but not sure of your flight number? No Problem - you can book your rental now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car hire provider to wait for you if your flight is late. You should review the T&Cs to understand what you need to do if your flight is cancelled or delayed.

Save money on your car rental in Gibraltar Gibraltar by booking your car well in advance. Take time to shop around the various different offers.

Just get in touch and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, simple!

We don't hide any fees, we are transparent from the get-go.

Booking your car hire couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained on each page.

You'd like to pay with a debit card? Require a GPS included? No problem. You'll find all the options on the website including great deals for add ons such as child seats and Toll pay devices. We offer options to pay with a debit card wherever possible. You can use the filters on the website to quickly and easily find these options

As soon as you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a rental confirmation email with all of your rental details included. This email includes directions to the car hire collection desk and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email

How to Hire a Car in Gibraltar with a Reduced Security Deposit

At the collection desk, you will be required to leave a security deposit on your credit card or debit card. The security deposit vary significantly dependent on the size of the car and the insurance excess amount. Car hire Security deposits in Gibraltar can be anywhere between £50 and £2,000.

We compare all of the car hire options with a low security deposit and in some instances no deposit at all except for fuel. If you choose to book a rental in Gibraltar with Premium Cover included, you're often able to reduce the deposit to cover only the cost of a full tank of fuel (often less than £100), which is fully refunded to your card when the car is returned with a full tank.

Renting a Car in Gibraltar with Unlimited Mileage

We offer limited and unlimited mileage rentals.

Limited mileage rentals in Gibraltar are often cheaper than unlimited. For limited mileage rentals, the daily mileage allowance is always clearly visibile. If you decide to book a rental including limited mileage, you will be charged a per mile additional fee if you go above the daily allowance. The mileage allowance for the whole rental is calculated as (the number of rental days X the daily allowance). You don't have to stay within the daily limit on every day, as long as the total miles used during the rental doesn't exceed the number of days multiplied by the daily allowance.

When you decide to book a limited mileage rental, it's receommended to check the charges for excess mileage. You'll find these in our T&Cs. It's also possible to use the search filters on our website to display hire cars including unlimited mileage which can save money if you're planning a longer trip

Car Hire in Gibraltar including a Free Additional Driver

Look out for deals on our website which include a free additional driver bundled into the price. Use the filters on the search results page to find bundled extra driver deals. You can also add an additional driver on the extras page before you enter your driver details.

Hiring a Car in Gibraltar with One Way Fees included

Most of the car hire providers we work with in Gibraltar allow you to collect the car in Gibraltar and drop off the vehicle at a different location. If you've chosen a different drop off location for your rental, the prices on the website will include all extra fees for this. You'll also find a breakdown of all additional fees on the payment page.

Renting a Car in Gibraltar with Free Cancellation

All the hire cars we offer in Gibraltar include free cancellation. This means that you can cancel your rental and receive a full refund anytime until 48 hours before you collect the car.

When you purchase the Essential Cover product to insure the car rental excess, you can cancel this with a full refund up until the rental start time( as printed on your rental confirmation email).

We process all refunds in less than 24 hours. If you cancel the rental, the refund will be in your bank account within 7 days.

Renting a Car in Gibraltar without an Excess

The hire car will be fully covered for accidents and theft included in the rental price you'll see the website. This cover is also known as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW).

All of our rental cars in Gibraltar come with CDW in the price displayed, there is usually an insurance excess, this excess is held on your credit card when you pick up the car. The insurance excess is the total amount you would be required to pay if the vehicle is stolen, written off or severely damaged. The the excess amount on rental cars can be very high. It's normally between £800 to £2,200. If the car is returned damaged, or it's stolen or written off, you'll be required to pay up to the total amount of the excess.

When you arrive to collect the rental car, the insurance excess is held on your credit card as something called a 'pre-auth' transaction. This means that the amount isn't taken from your card as a normal transaction, it's held as a pending transaction until you drop off the vehicle. You won't usually pay foreign currency fees on credit cards for pre authorised transactions. As long as the rental car is dropped off in the same condition as when you collected it, this excess amount is fully refunded to your card with nothing additional to pay.

If you intend to pay for your rental by debit card, the excess is taken from your account and fully refunded when the car is dropped off. If you plan to use a debit card on collection, as the excess can be high, we recommend to either buy Premium Cover on our website or to pay for top up cover at the collection desk.

To view car hire options in Gibraltar with a £0 or reduced insurance excess take a look at our Premium Cover rental options.

Gibraltar Gibraltar FAQs

Is the car rental fully insured?

Car rentals in Gibraltar Gibraltar 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.

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

We work diligently to make sure that our prices on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Gibraltar

For my car hire in Gibraltar, how can I reduce the insurance excess?

Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Gibraltar Gibraltar. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters

Can I cancel my booking in Gibraltar Gibraltar 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.

Things to check before collecting your car rental

You'll have been provided with car hire location collection details with the booking confirmation email. Spend some time to understand how to find the car hire pick up location before you begin your trip

If you haven't done so already ,review the carrental terms. There may be additional charges for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.

Whether you have purchased Premium excess cover on our website or you've your own policy, we recommend to make time to inspect the car for pre existing damage. We advise taking photos on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If there is damage on the vehicle that isn't mentioned in your hire contract you should report this to the car hire provider

Ensure you check the fuel type for the car and inspect which side of the car the petrol cap is on

All of the cars displayed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. We recommend that you double check that the tank is full before you set off. if you find that it isn't you must report this to the rental company immediately

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Why choose during the Covid pandemic?

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 collecting 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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