Before commencing your trip spend some time to get used to the car and its controls. This is very important if you normally drive a manual transmission on the opposite side of the road.
you should keep some spare change ready in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. most toll roads accept cards but it's better to have some change just in case
If you plan drive across a border to another country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for additional fees and to let the car hire provider know. If you don't 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
You should always drive in Slovakia is on the right side of the road
If you're planning to leave the car in a alternative location to the location you picked it up from, all additional one way charges are included in the price detailed on our website.
if you normally drive on the opposite side be extra careful at traffic circles. Be sure to navigate road circles using an anti-clockwise direction, giving way to vehicles already on the traffic circle to your left.
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
When driving overseas many countries have very strict laws concerning drinking alcohol when driving. To be safe, we advise you not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your car
When hiring in Slovakia you're allowed to bring along child seats provided that you bought the seat within the EU or UK and it meets all of the necessary regulations. You can pre book a child seat from the car hire provider on the extras page of our website.
We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our mission is to make the vehicle hire process as easy as possible.
Collecting at an airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your rental later on. Including your flight number will help the car rental provider to wait for you if the flight is delayed. You should check the terms and conditions to understand what to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.
As soon as you complete your booking on the website you'll receive a rental confirmation email with all of your rental information 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 included with the email
We don't hide any fees, we are transparent from the get-go.
Save money on your car rental in Slovakia by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to review the various different deals.
When you book a hire vehicle with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're paying in advance - no hidden costs, no scary fees.
Booking your car hire couldn't be simpler, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.
Free Cancellation! You can cancel your car hire and get a refund until 48 hours prior to collecting your car.
Want to pay with a debit card? Need an extra driver? Not a problem. We have all of the options on the website including the best prices for add ons such as additional drivers and GPS. We offer options to pay with a debit card at most locations. Use the filters on our search results page to easily and quickly find these options
We work hard to make sure that car hire on holiday is stress free!
Hire your car now with no credit card fees or hidden payments.
We offer a huge amount of small family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with convertibles and hatchbacks.
Compare the cheapest car hire prices in Slovakia from brands you can trust, including National, Thrifty and Keddy.
We only work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car hire companies, including Hertz, Enterprise and Alamo.
Our range of cars have cover for third party claims, damage and theft.
Confused by insurance excess? Stress Free Car Rental is here to guide you through the whole process. We endeavour to deliver absolute clearness regarding insurance excess and all of the other fees involved.
The team at Stress Free spend hours examining detailed T&Cs so that you don't need to. All key points of the hire agreement are clearly visible on every page of our website
If plans change you can change or cancel your rental agreement for free for up to 48 hours before you collect.
We get how daunting choosing a car excess cover product can be. The fees that are included in the price of hiring a vehicle can be very confusing, these include:
A lot of car hire websites mask the price of insurance excess and security deposit costs in the terms and conditions. Customers are then shocked when the amount is taken from their debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really obstruct your plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
You can pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by your bank or credit card company when hiring through us.
Most of the Slovakia car rental brands we compare prices for will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; but some of these do have special T&Cs related with them. Ensure that you review the T&Cs if you want to use a debit card at the desk when collecting the car.
When you include Basic or Essential Cover for your car rental, it often means that you'll be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the car. You'll usually be given the opportunity to pay for a top up policy by the hire company when you collect the car, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
It is useful to know the different payment options for your car hire in Slovakia, as some payments for extras (such as Sat Nav and child seats) might have to be settled in local currency (either in cash or by credit card) at the rental car collection desk.
Don't forget that quite often car hire companies that do accept debit card at the desk are more expensive than car hire companies that accept credit card only.
You can book using a huge number of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
Would you prefer us to allow you to pay using something other than credit card or debit card? Please contact us and let us know. We are always open to new ideas re how we can improve our service to make arranging your car hire a Stress Free experience.
Frequently, car rentals that come with our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection without any additional fees. You can review if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the different car hire excess and insurance alternatives on the extras page of the booking process.
It's ridiculously easy on our website to identify which car hire brands will accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare which car rental partners do accept your preferred card type when you pick up the car.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Slovakia. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters
We work diligently to make sure 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 Slovakia
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.
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.