There's a huge amount of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a car.
So, the reason we do things differently to other car rental websites is because we got fed up of seeing people getting shortchanged and knew we could provide a more transparent service.
We do not work with just any car hire providers. We're cautious to only work with car rental brands you can trust.
Pricing includes extra fees that other websites often don't display - this ensures that our process is as transparent as it can be.
We won't be beaten on price. Our price match guarantee means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.
We provide our customers with all of the best car hire deals in Monaco with no nasty surprises.
Car rentals in Monaco 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 work hard to ensure that the prices you see on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Monaco
All of our rentals in Monaco 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.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Monaco. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
Prior to setting off spend some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the opposite side of the road.
It might seem intimidating at first to hire a car in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great holiday
When driving abroad lots of countries have very stringent laws on consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we advise you not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car
It's worth have some change ready in the car to pay for toll roads. most tolls will accept credit cards but it's better to have some change just in case
You should always drive in Monaco is on the right hand side of the road
For rentals in Monaco you can bring along child seats provided that you bought the seat in the EU or UK and it meets all of the required regulations. You can pre book a child seat from the car hire provider in the booking process on the site.
If you're planning to drop off the vehicle in a different location to the one you picked it up from, any extra one way fees are already included in the price detailed on the website.
If you're used to driving on the opposite side of the road be careful with roundabouts. You should navigate traffic circles with an anti-clockwise direction, giving way to cars currently on the roundabout to your left.
If you receive a fixed penalty fine when driving in Monaco the car rental provider might take this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this happens you will be informed via email once this has been processed
if you're planning to drive across the border to a different country, be careful to check the terms and conditions 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 be void if you're involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
Along with being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a vehicle with us.
Essential Cover includes key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and more.
Our essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your car hire booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional costs that standard insurance does not.
You'll have been provided with car hire location collection details with the confirmation email. Spend some time to read through how to get to the vehicle rental pick up location before you set off
Whether you've bought Essential excess cover on our web site or you have your own policy, we recommend to make time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. Also spend some time taking photographs with your phone of each panel of the car. If there is damage on the vehicle that isn't mentioned in your rental contract you should report this to the vehicle hire company
Taking a little time to take photos and report any damage, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any issues with the car hire company when returning the car
Beside the exterior, we also recommend documenting all damage to the inside of the car and reporting it to the vehicle rental company prior to driving away
If you have not already ,check the carhire terms and conditions. There may be additional charges for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.
All of the vehicles listed on our web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always double check that the tank is full before you set off. If it is not you should inform the rental company before driving away
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.