We work hard 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 USA
All of our rentals in USA are fully insured with zero excess. You can purchase optional top up cover on our extras page
All of our rentals in USA 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.
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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
You can use a American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when renting a car on our website.
Would you like us to take payment with a method other than debit card and credit card? Please get in touch to let us know. We are always open to new ideas about how to improve our service to make booking your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.
We've made it incredibly simple on the website to identify which car rental partners will accept debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare which car rental companies will accept your card type when you pick up the car.
It's good to understand the different currency and payment options for your car hire in USA, as some payments for add ons (such as booster seats and Sat Nav) might have to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card) at the rental car collection desk.
Very often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option will allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any additional fees. You're able to view if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the different car rental security deposit and insurance options on the second step of the website booking process.
Many of the USA car hire partners we work with accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; sometimes these do have special T&Cs associated to them. Be careful to review the terms if you want to pick up the car using a debit card.
We work hard to make sure that car hire on your trip is simple!
Confused by security deposits? Stress Free Car Rental is here to guide you through the whole process. We work hard to deliver absolute clearness regarding security deposits and all of the other charges involved.
If your plans alter you can cancel or edit your rental for free up to 48 hours before you collect.
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We spend hours examining terms and conditions so that you don't need to. All key points of the hire contract are clearly displayed every step of the way
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Before you start your journey spend some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is especially important if you're used to driving a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.
Sometimes it's daunting at first to drive in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great holiday
When driving in a different country many countries have very strict regulations regarding alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your rental
When you are planning a long road trip ensure that you top up the petrol tank before driving away from the main cities. There can be long distances between refuelling stations in USA
Driving in USA is on the right hand side of the road
it can be a good idea to keep some loose change available in the vehicle to pay for tolls. most toll roads will accept credit cards but it's always safer to have cash as a backup
If you'd like to drop off the car in a alternative place to the place you picked it up from, all extra one way fees will be already included in the pricing listed on our website.
If you intend to drive across a border into another country, be sure to check the T&Cs for any cross border fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there is the possibility that the cars insurance will not be valid if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in USA the car hire company will deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on file. If this happens you will be notified via email when this has taken place
When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful of road circles. Always navigate roundabouts with an anti-clockwise direction, giving priority to traffic already on the road circle to your left.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you book a car with us.
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 details see the T&Cs on the extras page of the website
Essential Cover comes with key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and much more.
Essential cover appears as a choice in the car hire insurance options. For some partner/geographical car rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.
Essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of extra charges that standard insurance doesn't.
Premium insurance is the highest level of car hire insurance we offer.
Lots of our clients 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. Customers can also often pay with debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.
On our website it's possible to buy Premium Cover alongside your car rental, so that you know the total cost of everything before starting your trip.
Choosing Premium Cover is completely optional, you can also choose to buy Premium Cover at the car hire desk, It is usually cheaper to buy this in advance on our website at the same time as you make your car hire booking.
So that you're 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 provide you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.
We compare prices on a huge selection of car types and sizes. Whether you’re looking for a small car to run around town, or perhaps a large SUV, a people carrier or a convertible for a road trip around | USA, we’ve got you covered.
If you’re struggling to find a people carrier, minibus or car that you want to hire, or if you have any questions about trunk space or seating config, please don’t hesitate to contact the team at Stress Free Car Rental.
From smaller SUVs such as the Rav4 or Jeep Renegade to larger SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and Ford Expedition , we have a wide selection for you to compare before you book your rental in USA.
We provide a huge range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, ideal for drive around narrow streets but keep in mind that you will have limited luggage space so it's best to pack light. .
Feel the wind in your hair whilst you road trip around USA in your convertible hire car. We find cheap deals on convertibles of all sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.
Travelling with more than 5 passengers? Our website offers a large variety of people carriers available in USA that easily accommodate 7 or 8 people. For more than 8 passengers (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of bags) we suggest comparing our range of rental minibuses.
Stress Free Car Rental are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make hiring a car Stress Free for our customers
Vehicle types at each car hire location can vary. The car rental company will always provide you with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact make may vary from the one displayed. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most car hire locations we provide options to book guaranteed models . You can use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model deals.
We only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared to the alternatives.
Car rental prices can change significantly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important thing to recognise that influences car rental prices. Factor this in when planning your rental in advance.
Extra drivers are available to pre book on our website on step two of our booking process. In most cases you will pay for extra drivers on pickup.
You can use the filters on our website to find your perfect car rental, including rentals with an automatic transmission, diesel engine and reduced security deposit options.
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.