We compare economy car hire at 1,000s of locations globally. The economy car hire class includes smaller vehicles with limited space for luggage up to mid size cars that can comfortably transport 4 people and a couple of large suitcases. An economy vehicle is perfect if you're travelling light and are looking for something that's perfect to navigate narrow city streets and easy to park.
Premium cover is the highest option for Economy car hire insurance we provide.
You can buy Premium Cover along with your Economy car rental, so that you understand the exact price of everything before you pay.
So that you can understand all of the options relating to which Economy car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to give you the ability to rent a vehicle including a Premium cover product.
Along with being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a Economy car seater with us.
Essential Cover includes key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and more.
Our essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle hire booking, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a selection of additional charges that standard insurance doesn't.
There's a huge amount of reasons why we are different from our competitors but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.
Our technology collects and compares millions of Economy car rental prices at 1000s of vehicle hire locations to obtain the best offers and ensure that booking them on our website as fast, simple, simple, fast and Stress Free as it should be
Pricing includes additional fees that other price comparison websites don't usually display - this ensures that our service is as clear-cut as possible.
We work to deliver our customers with all of the best Economy car rental prices with no nasty surprises.
We don't work with just any Economy car rental companies. We're selective to only work with vehicle rental companies you can trust.
So, the reason we do things differently is because we got fed up of seeing customers being hit with unexpected fees and felt like we could provide a better service.
You can pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by a bank or credit card company when hiring a Economy car on our website.
It's ridiculously simple on the website to filter which Economy car rental partners can accept debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare which Economy car hire companies can accept your card type when you pick up the vehicle.
It's worth remembering that quite frequently Economy car rental brands that will allow debit card at the desk are not as cheap as Economy car hire companies that accept credit card only.
It can be good to understand the alternative currency and payment options for your Economy car hire, as payments for add ons (such as Sat Nav and extra drivers) might have to be paid in the local currency (by credit card or debit card) on vehicle collection.
Lots of the Economy car rental companies we include on the website accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; some of these do have special T&Cs associated with them. Ensure that you review the terms if you plan to pick up the Economy car using a debit card.
Whether you're planning a business trip with a group or a family vacation, our website compares a huge variety of cheap vehicles for rental at 1000s of locations globally, from brands you can trust like Enterprise and many more, we are sure to include an affordable Economy car option that fits your needs .
Sharing the driving on your trip? look out for special discounts on the website for Economy car hire with free extra drivers included. These offers can save you money compared with paying for additional drivers when you collect the vehicle.
The Economy car vehicles on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. So you can change your plans and cancel your rental with a full refund any time up to 48 hours before you pick up the vehicle.
Would you like to hire a Economy car with no credit card? We compare all of the payment options enabling you to pick up your Economy car hire with a a debit card instead. You can use the filter section on the search results page to find them.
Our website only compares vehicles that come with a fair full to full fuel policy. You will pick up the vehicle with a full tank and return it full. A small deposit for fuel will be held on your credit card when you pick up the vehicle and refunded when you drop it off with a full tank. Beware of full to empty fuel policies you might compare at a lower cost on other websites, full to empty usually means you should expect some hefty additional fees for fuel, so always check the terms and conditions for full to empty rentals.
If you're looking for Economy car hire with no excess and no deposit, check out our premium cover options. Premium Cover reduces the excess and security deposit on your rental (often to zero).
Still cant find what you're looking for? Get in touch with one of our car hire advisors and we'll have your rental sorted in minutes.
If you are hiring a Economy car in the USA, arriving from overseas and have a foreign driving licence, all of the vehicles in the United States you'll find listed on the website have a low security deposit and no insurance excess. Rentals in Europe and the rest of the world will often require an insurance excess. You're offered the chance to purchase a policy to cover the excess when you make your booking.
As always ensuring safety continues to be our number one priority. Prior to the crisis and throughout Stress Free Car Rental provide free cancellation with a full refund on all car hire including insurance. During the crisis, we've significantly reduced our amount of time it takes to process refunds, we process all refunds inside of 1 business day of receiving the cancellation request - with the funds clearing back to the customer's account in less than 7 business days.
Our car hire providers are carrying out extra cleaning procedures during the current COVID pandemic. Here's an overview of the addional measures carried out.
Europcar have implemented extra car deep cleaning measures. Car keys are also disinfected between each rental and then kept in a sealed envelope once disinfection is complete. Infection risk has been further reduced by ensuring that a zero contact policy is in place at the collection desks, with each rental desk cleaned between every customer collection.
Enterprise, Alamo and National locations in
Between each rental, Hertz and Thrifty are carrying out a multi stage cleaning and increased hygiene procedure, involving thorough cleaning of the steering wheel, door handles, seats etc.
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.