Looking for the best deal for holiday car hire? We compare car hire deals at 1,000s of holiday destinations including Spain, Portugal, South Africa, Australia and the USA. Our website always includes full explanations of all of the insurance options and information about how much the security deposit will be. Wherever available, we also include the option to book with no deposit. So, wherever you're going on holiday, you're sure to find the best deal for your car hire on our website.
Along with being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a vehicle 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 car hire booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of additional costs that standard insurance does not.
Pay with 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.
It's incredibly simple on the website to filter which car rental brands will accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the second page to compare which car hire partners will accept your preferred card type on collection.
It's important to consider when deciding if you'd prefer to use a debit card at the collection desk, car hire companies frequently block an insurance excess on the lead drivers credit card, the credit card hold is often a considerable amount of money , if you choose to pay with a debit card this might be debited from your bank account and not returned until a couple of weeks after you've returned the car.
Don't forget that frequently car rental brands that will allow debit card at the desk are more expensive than car hire companies that accept credit card only.
Very often, rentals that include our Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the car without any additional fees. You can compare if a debit card is accepted, along with all of the different car hire security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of the booking process.
Most of the car hire partners we include on the website accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the car; but often these do have special T&Cs related to them. Always be sure to check the terms if you plan to pick up the car using a debit card.
We work hard to ensure that vehicle hire on holiday is easy!
If plans alter you can cancel or edit your rental agreement free of charge for up to 48 hours before you collect.
To be included on our website, all rentals have to include a fair full to full fuel policy and total clarity regarding credit card hold amounts.
Our team spend days examining detailed T&Cs so that you don't have to. All of the key points of the hire contract are clearly visible on every page of our website
Hire your vehicle today with no hidden payments or credit card fees.
Premium cover is the highest option for car hire insurance we provide.
You can buy Premium Cover along with your car rental, so that you understand the full cost of everything before completing your booking.
So that you can understand all of the options relating to which car rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our car rental partners to give you the option to purchase a Premium cover product.
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 exists because of our own frustration with the process of renting a car.
Pricing includes added fees that other websites don't usually include - this ensures that our process is as straightforward as possible.
Our technology compares millions of prices at 1000s of car rental locations to hunt down low cost deals and ensure that booking them on our website as easy, quick and Stress Free as possible
So, the reason we do things differently is because we got frustrated with seeing people having trips ruined by a bad car rental experience and knew we could provide a more transparent service.
Car rental companies we list on the website include big car hire companies like Hertz and Enterprise there are some firms we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we do not list these on the website.
We work to deliver customers with all of the best car hire deals in with no unexpected charges.
We're not called Stress Free Car Rental for nothing! Our mission is to make the car hire procedure as easy as we can.
Need to pay by debit card? Require an extra driver? Not a problem. You'll find all of the options on our website including great deals for add ons such as child seats and Toll pay devices. We also offer options to pay with a debit card wherever possible. You can use the filters on the website to easily and quickly find these options
Just get in touch and we'll sort everything out - it really is that, well, stress free!
Save money on your car hire in by booking your car in advance. Take time to review the various different deals.
Free Cancellation! You can cancel your vehicle rental and receive a refund until 48 hours before collecting your car.
Collecting at the airport but not sure what your flight number is? No Problem - you can complete your booking now and add the flight number to your rental later on. Adding your flight number will help the car rental company to wait for you if the flight is late. You should review the T&Cs to understand what you need to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled.
You will have received car hire pick up location details with the booking confirmation email. Spend some time to understand how to find the vehicle hire pick up location before you set off
Beside the exterior, we also recommend documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and informing the vehicle rental company before starting your trip
Remember to inspect alloy wheels and locks for issues as well. These are easy to miss when you're in a rush to begin your journey
Whether you've bought Premium excess cover on the web site or you have a different insurance policy, we recommend to make time to inspect the car for damage. We advise taking photos with your phone of each part of the car. If there is damage on the vehicle that is not highlighted in your hire contract you must report this to the car rental provider
Ensure you double check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the vehicle the filler cap is on
All of the vehicles displayed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always check that the tank is full prior to setting off. If it is not you must report this to the rental company immediately
We strive to be the best car rental website around so that you know when you book through us you're getting the best price, value and service.
When searching for your rental, information you'll need includes:
Once your bookings been made, managing it couldn't be more straightforward, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check your booking including payments and prices.
To start your stress free booking process, simply head to our homepage and type in your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some brilliant deals based on your details.
Renting a car, let along booking a holiday, can be a stressful, costly, ordeal which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.
Stressfreecarrental.com are based in Manchester UK and we are on a mission to make renting a car a Stress Free experience
Stress Free Car Rental only offer car hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always better value compared with other car rental fuel policies.
Vehicle Makes at each car rental location are variable. The car rental company will always provide you with a car that’s the same size in terms of body style, passengers and luggage capacity but the exact type may vary from the one displayed. If you require a particular model, at most car hire locations we provide options to book guaranteed models . Use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model deals.
You can use the filters on our search page to find your ideal rental, including rentals with an automatic gearbox, diesel fuel and low insurance excess options.
Car hire prices can vary greatly at different times of the year. peak holiday times are an important factor to consider that affects car rental prices. Factor this in when considering your rental.
We work hard to ensure that our prices on our website for your car rental include all costs. Including anything you need to pay when you collect the car
Yes, you can cancel your booking with a full refund anytime up until 48 hours before you collect the car.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier and location. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
All of our rentals include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the car 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.
We appreciate how frightening picking a rental car excess cover product can be. The additional charges that make up the price of hiring a vehicle are often very confusing, these can include:
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.