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Why book with Stress Free Car Rental?

We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car rental process as easy as possible.

When you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental details included. Confirmation emails include directions to the car hire pick up location and opening hours. If your rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email

Just let us know and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, simple!

Booking couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.

Picking up at an airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - 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 the flight is delayed. Always review the T&Cs to understand what you need to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.

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

Want to pay with a debit card? Need a GPS included? No problem. You'll find all the options on the website including great prices for extras such as child seats and Toll pay devices. We also offer options to pay with a debit card at most locations. Use the filters on the website to quickly and easily find these options

Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your car hire and get a full refund up until 48 hours before collection.

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

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Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire cover we offer.

Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also choose to purchase Premium Cover at the car rental desk, Sometimes it's cheaper to buy this in advance on our website when you make your car hire booking.

You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your vehicle rental, so that you know the total cost of everything before starting your trip.

Many of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when they're are hiring a vehicle because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or car hire insurance excess risk. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.

Collecting your Malta Car hire using a debit card and other payment card options.

We accept American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when renting a car on our website.

If you choose Basic or Essential Cover for your car rental, it 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 partner at the collection desk, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

It's important to consider when deciding if you should use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies often hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the hold can be a large amount of money , if you opt to pay with debit card this will be debited from your bank account and not returned until a couple of weeks after you've returned the car.

Would you like us to take payment with a method other than debit card and credit card? Please contact us to let us know. We’re always open to ideas regarding how to enhance our service and make booking your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.

Many of the Malta car hire companies we include accept a debit card when you collect the rental; but often these do have different conditions related to them. Be careful to review the contract terms if you plan to pick up the car using a debit card.

It’s worth bearing in mind that frequently car rental companies that do allow debit card on collection are more expensive than those that accept credit card only.

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

Very often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the car with no additional charges. You can compare if a debit card is allowed, along with the different car hire security deposit and insurance options on the second step of the website booking process.

It’s practical to understand the different currency and payment options for your car rental in Malta, as payments for extras (like Sat Nav and child seats) might need to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card) when you pick up the car.

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Malta frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my rental in Malta 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 hire in Malta?

All of our rentals in Malta include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up 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.

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Malta 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.

What do I need when I collect the car in Malta?

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.

For my car rental in Malta, how can I reduce the insurance excess?

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

Trying to find an SUV, a people carrier, minivan or convertible at Malta?

At Stress Free Car rental, we compare prices on a huge selection of vehicle types and sizes. 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 | Malta, we’ve got you covered.

Have lots of bags? Want to transport quite a lot of stuff on your trip but not enough to require a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We include estate car deals from all of the brands you can trust in Malta.

Looking to drive something extra special when you’re in Malta? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares rental prices for premier car manufacturers such as BMW, Range Rover and Mercedes.

If you’re struggling to find a people carrier, minibus or car that meets your requirements, or if you have any questions regarding trunk space or seating configurations, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Stress Free Car Rental.

Travelling with more than 5 passengers? We offers a variety of people carriers available in Malta that easily accommodate 7 or 8 passengers. For more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus lots of luggage) we suggest taking a look at our selection of rental minibuses.

Travelling with a lot of passengers in Malta? Whether it’s a golf trip or a holiday with the extended family, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van prices from a wide range of van and minibus rental companies.

From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we have a wide selection for you to compare on our website before you book your rental in Malta.

Feel the wind in your hair whilst you road trip around Malta in your convertible rental car. We find great value deals on convertibles of all sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.

We provide a wide range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to drive around narrow city streets but keep in mind you’ll be restricted on luggage space so it's best to pack light. .

Things to remember when collecting your car rental

You'll have received car rental location collection instructions with the email confirmation. Take some time to read through how to find 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 petrol cap is on

If you've not already ,check the carrental T&Cs. There might be extra charges for crossing borders etc so ensure that you understand these.

Always check the wheels and door locks for damage as well. These are easy to miss if you are in a rush to start your trip

Beside the exterior, it's also recommended documenting any damage to the inside of the car and reporting it to the car rental provider prior to starting your trip

Spending some time to photograph and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any disagreements with the vehicle hire provider when you return the car

All the rentals listed on our website include a full to full fuel policy. You should check that the fuel tank is full before you set off. If it is not you must report this to the car rental company before driving away

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