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Picking up your Zambia Car hire using a debit card and other payment options.

You can use a American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card provided by your bank or credit card company when hiring through us.

Very often, rentals that come with our Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card on collection without any additional charges. You can review if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the car hire security deposit and insurance options on the second step of the website booking process.

Would you like us to take payment with a method other than credit card or debit card? Please contact us and let us know. We are always open to ideas re how we can enhance the service we offer to make arranging your car rental as Stress Free as it can be.

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

Many of the Zambia car hire brands we compare prices for will accept a debit card when you collect the rental; but some of these do have different terms and conditions related to them. Be careful to understand the terms and conditions if you want to use a debit card when you collect the car.

It's worth bearing in mind that frequently car hire companies that do accept debit card at the desk are more costly than car hire companies that accept credit card only.

We've made it incredibly simple on our website to identify which car hire partners can accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare the car hire brands will accept your card type at the collection desk.

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

It's important to consider when deciding if you want to use a debit card on collection, car rental companies often hold an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the excess is often a large amount of money , if you opt to pay with debit card this might be debited from your bank and not refunded until a couple of weeks following your rental has ended.

It's good to know the different payment options for your car hire in Zambia, as payments for extras (such as extra drivers and child seats) might have to be settled in the local currency (by credit card) at the collection counter.

Car rental in Zambia made easy

Stress Free Car Rental are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make hiring a car a Stress Free experience

Vehicle types at each car hire location can vary. You will always be provided with a car in the same vehicle class but the exact model may vary from the one displayed. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most car hire locations we provide pre bookable guaranteed models from selected car rental companies . You can use the filters on the site to find guaranteed model options.

We only offer car rental that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always a better deal compared to other car rental fuel policies.

Car rental prices can change significantly at different times of the year. School holidays are an important factor to recognise that affects car rental prices. Take this into account when planning your rental in advance.

Extra drivers are available to pre book on our website on the extras page. In most cases you will pay for additional drivers when you collect the car.

You can use the filters on our website to find your perfect car rental, including options with an automatic transmission, diesel fuel and reduced insurance excess options.

Why choose Stress Free Car Rental?

We don't call ourselves Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! We aim to make the car rental procedure as easy as possible.

Free Cancellation! You're able to cancel your vehicle hire and get a full refund up until 48 hours before collection.

Booking couldn't be easier, there are filtering options and everything possible has been explained with key information explained in each section.

When you book a rental car with Stress Free Car Rental you will always know how much you're spending beforehand - no scary fees, no hidden costs.

Picking up at the airport but not sure of your flight number? It's ok! - you can book your rental now and add the flight number to your booking later on. Adding your flight number will help the car hire company to wait for you if the flight is delayed. Always review the T&Cs to understand what to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.

Save on your car hire in Zambia by booking your car well in advance. Take some time to shop around the various different offers.

You'd like to pay with a debit card? Need a GPS included? No problem. You'll find all the options on our website including low prices for extras such as child seats and Toll pay devices. 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

When you complete your booking with us you'll receive a booking confirmation email with all of your rental details included. Confirmation emails include directions to the car rental pick up location and opening hours. If your rental includes car hire insurance, all of the documentation will be attached to the email

Just let us know and we'll sort everything out - it really is that, well, simple!

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

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover option

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

Lots of our clients decide to choose the Premium Cover option when they're are hiring a vehicle because it usually brings the excess down to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or car hire 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 vehicle rental, so that you know the full cost of everything before starting your trip.

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

So that you're able to make an informed decision regarding which car rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to provide you the option to purchase a Premium cover product.

Why Stress Free Car Rental is different

There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our own frustration with the process of renting a car.

Stress Free Car Rental won't be beaten on price. Our car hire price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.

The reason we decided to do things a bit differently is because we got annoyed with seeing people being hit with unexpected fees and thought we could provide a more transparent service.

Stress Free Car Rental won't work with just any car hire firms. We're careful to only work with brands you can trust.

Our pricing always includes extra fees that other websites don't usually include - this makes sure that your experience is as clear-cut as it can be.

Stress Free Car Rental checks millions of prices at 1000s of car rental locations to find you great deals and make booking them on the website as fast, simple, simple, fast and Stress Free as it should be

Car hire providers we work with include the main vehicle hire companies like Europcar and Hertz there are some companies we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we don't list these on the website.

Stressfreecarrental.com work hard to ensure that we provide you with all of the best car hire prices in Zambia with no hidden fees.

Frequently asked questions about Zambia car hire

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals in Zambia 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 most economical fuel policy for car hire in Zambia?

All of our rentals in Zambia include a full to full fuel policy. You'll pick the car up with a full tank 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 rental in Zambia?

We work hard to make sure that the prices you see on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Zambia

What do I need when I collect the car in Zambia?

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.

Can I cancel my rental in Zambia 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.

Would you like to hire an SUV, a people carrier, minivan or convertible at Zambia?

At Stress Free Car rental, we compare prices on a large selection of vehicle 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 | Zambia, we’ve got you covered.

Feel the wind in your hair whilst you road trip around Zambia in your convertible car rental. We find low cost deals on convertibles of all sizes from Fiat 500 Cabriolets to Mustangs.

If you’re struggling to find a people carrier, minibus or car that you'd like to rent, or if you have any questions regarding trunk space or seating config, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team.

If your luggage includes 2 large bags, we suggest taking a look at something in our Large Car category. Large category cars come with plenty of room for 4 or 5 people and several bags.

Travelling with more than 5 passengers? Stress Free Car Rental offers a variety of people carriers available in Zambia that can comfortably transport 7 or 8 people. For more than 8 people (or for 8 passengers plus a lot of luggage) we recommend comparing our selection of rental minibuses.

Travelling with a lot of passengers in Zambia? Whether it’s a big family holiday or a golf vacation, we compare 12 seat and 15 seat minibus and van prices from a vast array of van and minibus rental companies.

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 on the site before you book your rental in Zambia.

Have lots of bags? Want to take quite a lot of stuff on your trip but not enough to justify a van? Maybe one of our estate cars will fit your requirements. We compare estate car prices from all of the brands you can trust in Zambia.

Looking to drive something extra special when you are in Zambia? Our Prestige Car Hire category compares car hire deals for premier car brands such as Range Rover, Mercedes, Audi and BMW.

We provide a vast range of small cars, from Ford Kas to Fiat 500s, perfect to navigating narrow streets but keep in mind you’ll have limited luggage space so be sure to pack light. .

Driving advice for your car hire in Zambia

Prior to setting off take some time to get used to the car 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 different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Enjoy your trip

When driving in a different country many countries have very stringent restrictions relating to alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to drink any alcohol at all when driving your car

it can be a good idea to keep some change available in the car to pay for tolls. Many toll roads accept credit cards but it's always safer to have cash just in case

If you'd like to drop off the car in a different place to the location you collected it from, all additional one way fees will be already included in the pricing detailed on our website.

If you intend to drive across the border into a different 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 a possibility that the cars insurance will be void if you're involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen

If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Zambia the car rental company might deduct this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this is the case you will be notified via email when this has been processed

When driving on the opposite side than you're used to be extra careful of traffic circles.

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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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