Premium cover is the highest option for car hire insurance we provide.
On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover along with your car rental, so that you understand the exact cost of everything before completing your booking.
Lots of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when renting a vehicle because it usually lowers the security deposit for the excess to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or car rental insurance excess risk. You can also often collect the car using debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.
Choosing Premium Cover is totally optional, you can also opt to purchase Premium Cover at the car rental desk, It can be cheaper to buy this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your car rental booking.
So that you're able to understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the option to rent a car including a Premium cover product.
You'll have received car hire pick up location details with the email confirmation. Take some time to understand how to get to the car hire pick up location before you leave
Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and informing the vehicle rental provider prior to starting your trip
You should inspect alloy wheels and locks for issues as well. These are easy to miss if you are in a rush to begin your journey
If you've bought Premium excess cover on the web site or you've a different insurance policy, we recommend to make time to check the car for damage. We also recommend taking photographs on your phone of each part of the car. If damage exists on the car that is not highlighted in your hire contract you should report this to the car rental provider
Be sure to double check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the vehicle the petrol cap is on
If you have not already ,review the vehiclehire terms. There might be additional fees for border crossing etc so ensure that you understand these.
We strive to be the best car rental website around so that you know when you rent with us you're getting the best price, value and service.
When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need includes:
All of the deals on our website include all charges including everything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) one way fees, additional drivers and young driver fees.
Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be more straightforward, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check your booking including payments and prices.
Hiring a car, can be a stressful, costly, ordeal which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.
To begin your stress free booking process, simply head to our homepage and type in your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some of the best deals based on your requirements.
We work hard to ensure that our prices on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Philippines
All of our rentals in Philippines include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car 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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Car rentals in Philippines 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.
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.
Along with being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a car with us.
Essential Cover comes with key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and more.
Essential cover doesn't cover things like loss of theft/damage to content in the car, third party injury mechanical repairs, cleaning fees. For more info see the T&Cs on the extras page
Essential cover appears as an option in the car hire insurance options. For some geographical/partner car rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.
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 range of additional costs that standard insurance doesn't.
Prior to setting off spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual gearbox on the opposite side of the road.
If you are given a fixed penalty fine when driving in Philippines the vehicle hire provider might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you'll be informed via email once this has taken place
If you'd like to drop off the vehicle at a alternative location to the place you picked it up from, all extra one way charges are already included in the price listed on our website.
it can be a good idea to have some loose change ready in the car to pay for tolls. most toll roads will accept cards but it's better to have loose change as a backup
When driving in a different country lots of countries have extremely strict restrictions relating to consuming alcohol when driving. To be safe, we suggest not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your rental
We appreciate how frightening choosing a car excess cover product can be. The additional fees that make up the price of hiring a vehicle can be very confusing, these can include:
Stress Free Car Rental offers three options for car hire excess cover, premium, essential and basic and we help you find the hire car that suits you and your trip. You're able to view the details of these on the extras page of the site when booking your rental.
Many hire car websites hide the expensive insurance excess and security deposit prices in the fine print. Customers are then surprised when the amount is taken from their debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is unfair and can really obstruct your holiday plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
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.