You can use a American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by a bank or credit card company when booking your rental on our website.
It's worth bearing in mind that frequently car rental brands that will accept debit card at the desk are more expensive than those that accept credit card only.
It's practical to understand the alternative payment and currency options for your car hire in Zimbabwe, as some payments for extras (like booster seats and Sat Nav) might have to be paid for in local currency (by credit card) at the rental car collection desk.
Would you like us to take payment with a method other than debit card and credit card? Do get in touch and let us know. We are always open to new ideas regarding how to enhance our service to make booking your car hire a Stress Free experience.
It's important to consider when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card when collecting your car, car rental companies frequently block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold can be a large amount of money , if you decide to pay using debit card this will be debited from your account and not returned until weeks after your rental has ended.
If you choose Essential or Basic Cover with your rental, it often means that you'll need to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the car. You will usually be given the opportunity to buy a top up policy by the hire company on collection, this then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Many of the Zimbabwe car hire companies we include on the website will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; but sometimes these do have different T&Cs related to them. Be careful to review the T&Cs if you want to use a debit card when you collect the car.
Very often, rentals that include the Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card on collection without any additional fees. You can view if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the different car hire security deposit and insurance alternatives on the extras page of our website booking process.
We've made it incredibly simple on the website to filter which car rental brands will accept a debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare the car rental brands do accept your preferred card type when you pick up the car.
We accept a number of different currencies including US Dollars (USD), British Pounds (GBP), Euros (EUR), South African Rand (ZAR) and Canadian Dollars (CAD).
Premium insurance is the highest option for car hire cover we offer.
Many of our clients choose the Premium Cover option when they're are hiring a vehicle because it usually lowers the security deposit for the excess to zero meaning that the customer has 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.
Choosing Premium Insurance is totally optional, you can also choose to purchase Premium Cover at the car hire counter, It can be cheaper to book this up front on our website at the same time as you make your car rental booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover along with your vehicle rental, so that you know the price of everything before starting your trip.
Car rentals in Zimbabwe 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.
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
We work diligently to make sure that our prices on our website for your car hire include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car in Zimbabwe
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.
All of our rentals in Zimbabwe include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car 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.
Before commencing your trip spend some time to familiarise yourself with 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.
It can be daunting the first time you drive in a different country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself used to the differences. Have a great trip
you should keep some change available in the car to pay for tolls. most tolls accept credit cards but it's always safer to have loose change as a backup
If you are given a parking or speeding fine when driving in Zimbabwe the vehicle rental company might deduct this amount from the credit card you've placed on record. If this is the case you will be notified via email when this has taken place
If you intend to take the car across the border into a different country, be sure to check the conditions of rental for any cross border fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there is the possibility that you will not be insured if you're involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
When driving overseas many countries have extremely stringent restrictions concerning alcohol consumption when driving. To avoid any issues, we suggest not to consume any alcoholic drinks at all when driving your rental
If you'd like to leave the car at a different place to the location you picked it up from, any additional one way fees will be already included in the pricing listed on the website.
There's a wide variety of reasons why we are different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our frustration with the process of hiring a car.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our car rental price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.
Brands we work with include the main vehicle hire companies like Enterprise and Europcar 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.
Our website checks millions of cheap car hire deals at 1000s of car hire locations to find you the best offers and ensure that booking them on our website as easy, quick and Stress Free as possible
The reason we do things differently is because we got annoyed with seeing people being hit with unexpected charges and thought we could provide a more transparent service.
Stress Free Car Rental don't like to work with just any car hire firms. We're selective to only work with brands you can trust.
Our pricing always includes extra fees that other car rental websites often don't display - this makes sure that your experience is as straightforward as possible.
Stress Free Car Rental work to deliver you with all of the best car hire prices in Zimbabwe with no nasty surprises.
We work hard to make sure that vehicle rental on your trip is stress free!
We work alongside the most trusted and highly rated car hire companies, including Enterprise, Hertz and Alamo.
Review the cheapest car hire deals in Zimbabwe from brands you can trust, including Alamo, Thrifty and Keddy.
Confused by security deposits? Stress Free Car Rental is here to help you every step of the way. We work hard to provide complete clarity when it comes to insurance excess and all of the other charges involved.
To be listed on the site, all cars must include a full to full fuel policy and absolute transparency about insurance and security deposit costs.
We offer a huge amount of small family cars to twelve-seater MPVs along with hatchbacks and convertibles.
Rent your car now with no hidden payments or credit card fees.
The team at Stress Free spend days trawling through terms and conditions so that you don't have to. All key facts of the rental agreement are clearly displayed every step of the way
If your plans change you can edit or cancel your rental free of charge up to 48 hours before you collect.
Our vehicles have cover for theft, damage and third party claims.
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.