Before driving away take some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you're used to driving 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 careful to check the conditions of rental for cross border fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there is the possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you are involved in an accident or the car is stolen
It can be intimidating the first time you drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your holiday
If you are given a fixed penalty fine when driving in Hungary the vehicle rental company might take this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this happens you will be notified via email when this has taken place
If you'd like to leave the vehicle at a different place to the one you collected it from, all extra one way fees will be already included in the pricing listed on the site.
When driving overseas lots of countries have extremely stringent restrictions relating to consuming alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your car
Driving in Hungary is on the right side of the road
All of our rentals in Hungary 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 Hungary. 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 Hungary 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're not called Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car hire procedure as easy as we can.
When you complete your booking on the website you will receive a rental confirmation email with all of your rental details included. The email will include directions to the car rental pick up location and opening hours. If the rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email
Booking couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information detailed on each page.
Just let us know and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, stress free!
Save on your car rental in Hungary by booking your car in advance. Take time to shop around the various different offers.
Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your car rental and receive a full refund up until 48 hours before collecting your car.
We don't hide any charges, we are transparent from the get-go.
We are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make hiring a car a Stress Free experience
Car rental availability can vary greatly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important factor to consider that affects car rental prices. Factor this in when planning your rental in advance.
Extra drivers are available to reserve on the website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for additional drivers when you collect the car.
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 type may vary from the one booked. If you require a particular make, at most car hire locations we provide options to book guaranteed models . Use the filters on the site to find guaranteed model options.
You can use the filters on the search results to find your ideal rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel fuel and low insurance excess 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.
You will have received car hire location collection instructions with the email confirmation. Take time to read through how to find 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 when you're in a rush to begin your trip
Be sure to check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the car the petrol cap is on
Spending some time to take photos and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any disagreements with the car rental provider when returning the car
All the vehicles displayed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. Always ensure that the tank is full before you set off. If it is not you must report this to the car hire company before driving away
Before driving away ,review the carrental terms and conditions. There could be additional charges for crossing borders etc so ensure that you understand these.
If you have bought Premium excess cover on our website or you have a different policy, we recommend to take time to inspect the car for damage. Also spend some time taking photos on your phone of each part of the vehicle. If there is damage on the vehicle that isn't mentioned in your rental contract you must 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 company before starting your trip
Pay with American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when hiring through us.
If you've included Basic or Essential Cover with your car rental, this usually means that you'll have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will usually be given the option to buy a top up policy by the rental company at the collection desk, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Would you like us to take payment with a method other than debit card and credit card? Feel free to contact us to let us know. We're always open to new ideas about how to enhance our service and make booking your car rental a Stress Free experience.
It's important to consider when deciding if you should use a debit card on collection, car hire companies often block an excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold can be a large amount of money , if you choose to pay using a debit card this can be debited from your bank account and not returned until a couple of weeks after you've returned the car.
It's worth bearing in mind that frequently car rental partners that do allow debit card on collection are not as cost effective as car hire companies that accept credit card only.
Very often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no additional fees. You're able to compare if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car hire security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of our booking process.
It's good to understand the payment options for your car rental in Hungary, as some payments for add ons (such as Sat Nav and child seats) might need to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card) on collection.
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.