Comparison of Car Rental Deals in Satu Mare Airport

Car rental excess, security deposits and insurance

We get how daunting choosing a car insurance product can be. The extra charges that are included in the price of hiring a car can be very confusing, these include:

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

Many car rental websites mask the insurance excess and security deposit costs in the small print. Customers are then surprised when the cash is taken from the debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really hinder your plans which is why we work differently at Stress Free Car Rental.

On our website you'll find three levels of car hire excess cover, basic, essential and premium and we help you find the hire car that suits you and your trip. You're able to review the details of these on the extras page of our website when booking your rental.

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we provide.

Choosing Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also opt to buy Premium Cover at the car rental desk, It is usually less expensive to book this in advance on our website when you make your car rental booking.

Many of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when renting a car because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that the customer has no large security deposit or car rental insurance excess risk. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.

We want you to be able to make an informed decision regarding which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.

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Satu Mare Airport Romania frequently asked questions

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Satu Mare Airport Romania 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.

Can I cancel my rental in Satu Mare Airport Romania 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 do I need when I collect the car in Satu Mare Airport Romania?

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.

What's the best fuel policy for car hire in Satu Mare Airport Romania?

All of our rentals in Satu Mare Airport Romania include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up 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.

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

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

Collecting your Satu Mare Airport Romania Car hire with no credit card and other payment card options.

We accept Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a car on our website.

Would you like us to accept payments with a method other than credit card or debit card? Feel free to contact us and let us know. We're open to ideas re how we can improve the service we offer and make paying for your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.

It's worth bearing in mind that quite frequently car hire partners that do accept debit card on collection are more expensive than car hire companies that accept credit card only.

We've made it really simple on our website to view which car hire companies can accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare which car hire companies will accept your card type at the counter.

It's good to know the payment options for your car rental in Satu Mare Airport Romania, as payments for extras (such as booster seats and Sat Nav) might need to be paid in the local currency (by credit card) when you pick up the car.

One important thing to consider when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies frequently hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, this is often a significant amount of money and if you opt to pay with debit card this might be debited from your account and not refunded until a couple of weeks after completion of your rental contract.

Quite often, rentals that come with the Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection with no extra charges. You can review if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the different car rental excess and insurance options on the second step of the website booking process.

If you've chosen Essential or Basic Cover for your car rental, this usually means that you will be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You'll more often than not be given the option to purchase a top up policy by the rental partner on collection, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

We accept a large number of different currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).

Many of the Satu Mare Airport Romania car rental brands we include on the website will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; but some of these do have special T&Cs associated with them. Be careful to understand the T&Cs if you plan to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.

Renting a car at Satu Mare Airport (SUJ)

We're here to make sure that hiring a car at Satu Mare Airport (SUJ) is as Stress Free as possible using our simple and quick booking process

If your rental is meet and greet, an agent of the car hire provider will meet with you in the arrivals location. When you've passed the security area, look out for the agent holding a card with the car hire provider name or your family name

Don't forget to collect your luggage before you go to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car hire collection desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've passed passport control it might be impossible to return to the luggage area. For more information regarding the layout of the airport visit the Satu Mare Airport (SUJ) website.

When at the car rental collection office you must have your driver's licence, a copy of your confirmation email and your passport. Unless your rental specifies that you can use a debit card, you'll also need a credit card in the name of the lead driver. Always verify the specific details required for your hire collection before you set off on your trip

Car rental locations on our website are always inside the Satu Mare Airport (SUJ) terminal building or a short distance away.

Always check where the car rental drop off area in Satu Mare Airport (SUJ) is. The vehicle return location can be in a different area of the airport from where you picked the car up. This information will be attached to your rental confirmation email and also included within the car rental provider's terms and conditions.

When the car hire location is within the terminal at Satu Mare Airport (SUJ), this will be clearly signed inside the airport just after passport control.

Don't forget to collect your luggage before you go to the car hire collection desk. Quite often, the car hire collection desk is groundside at the airport ,so once you've passed passport control it might be impossible to return to the luggage area

Occasionally the car hire collection location is a bus drive from the airport, the transfer bus is provided free of charge by the car hire provider. You should check your booking information to understand where the shuttle bus will pick you up.

After booking on the website you'll receive an email with the directions to the car hire collection desk location

Car rental destinations when flying from Satu Mare Airport (SUJ)

Full flight schedule for Satu Mare Airport (SUJ)

Departure
Arrival
Flight Number
Satu Mare Airport (SCV) 05:55:00
RO 810

Map view of Satu Mare Airport nearby car rental locations

Tips for Driving your car hire at Romania Satu Mare Airport

Before commencing your trip spend some time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you're used to driving a manual transmission on the other side of the road.

It can be daunting at first to rent a car in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Have a great vacation

If you'd like to leave the car in a alternative location to the location you picked it up from, any extra one way fees will be included in the pricing detailed on the site.

When renting a car in Romania Satu Mare Airport you're able to bring along a child seat provided that you bought the seat in the EU or UK and it meets all of the required regulations. Alternatively, you can hire a child seat from the car hire provider in the booking process on the site.

Driving in Romania Satu Mare Airport is on the right side of the road

If you are given a traffic violation fine when driving in Romania Satu Mare Airport the car hire provider will take this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this happens you will be notified by email when this has been processed

When driving overseas many countries have very strict regulations on consuming alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your car

If you'd like to drive across a border to another country, be careful to check the terms and conditions for cross border fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there is a possibility that you will not be insured if you're involved in an accident or the car is stolen

if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful at traffic circles. You should navigate traffic circles in an anti-clockwise direction, giving priority to cars already on the traffic circle to the left.

you should keep some loose change ready in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. most tolls will accept credit cards but it's always safer to have cash just in case

What are Stress Free Car Rental about?

We work hard to make sure that car hire on holiday is stress free!

Confused by security deposits? We are here to guide you through the whole process. We endeavour to deliver absolute clearness when it comes to security deposits and all of the other charges involved.

We work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car hire companies, including Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise.

If your plans change you can cancel or edit your rental agreement for free for up to 48 hours before you collect.

Review the cheapest car hire prices in Satu Mare Airport Romania from brands you can trust, including National, Thrifty and Keddy.

To be listed on the site, all rentals have to come with a fair full to full fuel policy and complete clarity about security deposit and insurance costs.

The team at Stress Free spend hours examining detailed T&Cs so that you don't need to. All key points of the rental contract are clearly displayed every step of the way

We offer a huge amount of small family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with convertibles and hatchbacks.

Our cars have cover for damage, theft and third party claims.

Rent your car now with no credit card fees or hidden payments.

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Why choose StressFreeCarRental.com 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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