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FAQs about Seychelles car rental

What should I take with me when I collect the car in Seychelles?

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.

Is the car rental fully insured?

Car rentals in Seychelles 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's the best fuel policy for car rental in Seychelles?

All of our rentals in Seychelles 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.

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car hire in Seychelles?

We work diligently to ensure that the prices you see on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Seychelles

Our Premium cover

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

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

Many of our customers decide to choose the Premium Cover option when hiring a car because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or car rental insurance excess risk. You 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 understand all of the options regarding which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to provide you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.

Driving tips for your car hire at Seychelles

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

If you receive a fixed penalty fine when driving in Seychelles the car hire company will take this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you'll be notified by email when this has taken place

If you're planning to leave the vehicle in a alternative place to the location you picked it up from, all extra one way charges will be included in the pricing listed on the website.

It can be intimidating 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 holiday

if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful at traffic circles.

if you're planning to drive across a border into another country, be careful to check the T&Cs for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you don't there is the possibility that your insurance will be invalidated if you're involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen

you should have some loose change available in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. most toll roads will accept cards but it's always safer to have cash as a backup

When driving overseas lots of countries have very strict regulations regarding drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your vehicle

Why should you book with us?

We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our mission is to make the vehicle hire process as easy as we can.

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

Just get in touch and we'll do the rest - it really is that, well, stress free!

Save money on your car rental in Seychelles by booking your car in advance. Take some time to review the various different prices.

Want to pay by debit card? Need an extra driver? No problem. We have all of the options on the website including the best prices for extras such as additional drivers and Toll pay devices. We offer options to pay with a debit card wherever possible. Use the filters on our search results page to easily and quickly find them

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

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

Collecting at an airport but not sure what your flight number is? It's ok! - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Including your flight number will help the car rental provider to wait for you if the flight is late. Always check the T&Cs to understand what you need to do if your flight is cancelled or delayed.

The car rental booking process

We aim to be the best car rental agency around so that you know when you hire with us you're getting the best price, value and service.

Once your bookings 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 the status of your booking including payments and prices.

Booking a holiday, let alone renting a car, can be a stressful, costly, experience which is why our clever matching technology will find you your dream hire car at your dream price.

When searching for your rental, information you'll need:

  1. Car hire & pickup location
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The drivers age

To start your stress free booking process, head to our homepage and input your locations and dates then in just seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your details.

Collecting your Seychelles Car rental with no credit card and other payment card options.

You can pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card issued by a bank or credit card company when hiring through us.

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

One important thing to consider when deciding if you want to use a debit card at the collection desk, car rental companies sometimes hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this is often a large amount of money and if you decide to pay using debit card this might be debited from your bank and not returned until weeks after your rental has ended.

It's worth bearing in mind that quite frequently car rental brands that do accept debit card at the desk are not as cheap as car hire companies that accept credit card only.

It's really simple on the website to filter which car hire partners do accept debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare which car hire brands do accept your card type at the counter.

It's good to understand the alternative payment options for your car hire in Seychelles, as often payments for add ons (such as booster seats and Sat Nav) might have to be paid in local currency (by credit card) when you pick up the car.

If you choose Essential or Basic Cover with your car rental, it usually means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You'll more often than not be given the opportunity to purchase a top up policy by the hire partner on collection, which then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

Many of the Seychelles car rental companies we include will accept a debit card when you pick up the rental; sometimes these do have special T&Cs related with them. Be careful to check the terms and conditions if you plan to use a debit card when you collect the car.

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No need to worry 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 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.


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