Record Go Car Hire

Record Go is a medium to large, low cost car rental company based in Spain that specialises in the leisure travel industry. Having begun business back in 2002, the company has now grown to have a modern fleet of over 20,000 vehicles and has recently began opening offices in Portugal.

Record Go is one of our best selling companies in Spain (especially in Malaga, Alicante and Barcelona) due to their mixture of low prices, modern vehicles and quality of service. We're also able to sell Record Go's zero-excess cover – just make sure to scroll down to the "Stress Free" options where the vehicles are listed.

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Hiring a car with Record Go without an Excess Held on Your Credit Card

Hiring a car with Record Go without an Excess Held on Your Credit Card

The excess is the amount you'd be liable to pay if the vehicle is written off, severely damaged or stolen. However, the excess on hire cars can be very high. It's normally between £800 to £3,000. If you return the car damaged, or it's stolen or written off, you'll have to pay some or all of the excess.

When you pick up the rental car, the excess is held on your credit card as a 'pre-auth' transaction. Pre Auth means that the money is not taken from your credit card as a normal transaction, it's held as a pending payment until you return the vehicle. You don't normally pay foreign currency fees on credit cards for pre authorised transactions, so provided the rental car is returned in the same condition as when it was collected, this amount is fully refunded to your card without anything additional to pay.

If you intend to pay for your rental by debit card, the excess amount is taken from your account and refunded when the car is returned. If you intend to use debit card on collection, as the excess can be high, it's recommended to buy Premium Cover on our website or to buy top up cover at the collection desk.

To view car hire options with a £0 or reduced excess check out our Premium Cover rental options.

How to Hire with Record Go with a Low Security Deposit

When you collect the car, you'll often be asked to leave a security deposit on your debit card or credit card. Deposits can vary significantly subject to the make and model of the vehicle and the insurance excess . Car hire Security deposits can range between £0 and £2,300.

We compare all of the car hire options with a low security deposit and in some instances no deposit at all except for fuel. If you decide to reserve a rental with Premium Cover included, you can reduce your deposit to cover only fuel (often less than £100), this is refunded when the rental is returned with a full tank.

How to Hire with Record Go with a Low Security Deposit

How to find Record Go Car Hire with a Free Additional Driver

How to find Record Go Car Hire including a Free Additional Driver

We include all of the deals on our website which include a free extra driver bundled with the price. Use the filters on the search results page to find bundled deals. It's also possible to add an additional driver on the extras page before you enter your driver details.

How to rent a car with Record Go including Unlimited Mileage

We offer both unlimited and limited mileage rentals.

Limited mileage rentals are often a cheaper option than unlimited. When considering limited mileage rentals, the mileage limit is always clearly visibile. If you choose a rental with limited mileage, you will be liable to pay an additional fee if you go above the daily allowance. The total mileage allowance for the rental is calculated as (the number of hire days multiplied by the daily mileage allowance). You do not have to remain within the daily allowance on every day, as long as the total miles used throughout the rental does not exceed the number of days X the daily allowance.

When you choose a limited mileage rental, it's receommended to check the fees for excess mileage. These can be found in our T&Cs. You can also use the filters on our website to find car hire including unlimited mileage which can save you money if you're planning a longer journey

How to rent a car with Record Go including Unlimited Mileage

Hiring a car with Record Go including One Way Fees

Hiring a car with Record Go including One Way Fees

Many of the car hire brands we include allow you to pick up the vehicle in one location and drop off the car at a different location. If you've chosen a different drop off location for your rental, the prices displayed on our website will include all extra fees for this. You will also see a full breakdown of all additional fees on the payment page.

Record Go Car Hire with Cross Border Fees Included

If you plan to collect your rental and take it across the border into a different country, you should always review the terms and conditions. Most car hire providers insist that you let them know when you collect the car; and will charge extra fees to top up your insurance. If you do not let them know, you might find that the rental car will not be insured when you cross over into a different country.

You'll find the details of cross border charges and fees by clicking Rental terms and checking the Cross Border Rules section.

If you cant find the cross border information for your car hire please get in touch with our car rental advisors and they'll be happy to help.

Record Go Car Hire with Cross Border Fees Included

Record Go Car Hire without a credit card

Record Go Car Hire without a credit card

You can pay for your car hire on our website using any credit or debit card, including Visa, Mastercard or American Express. We also compare car hire deals at 1000s of locations that accept a debit card on collection. You can quickly and easily find these by using the filters on the search results page or taking a look at our Premium Cover options on the extras page.

Hiring a Car with Record Go including Child Seats

You can use your own child seats for your rental, provided that they meet all of the legal safety requirements for use in your car hire location.

You'll also have the opportunity to add them to your car rental when making a booking on our website. Child seats and booster seats are paid for in local currency when collecting the car.

Hiring a Car with Record Go including Child Seats

Renting a Car With Record Go including Free Cancellation

Renting a Car With Record Go including Free Cancellation

All of the rentals we offer include free cancellation. This means that you can cancel the booking with a full refund anytime until 48 hours before you collect the car.

When you purchase our Essential Cover product to cover the car hire excess, you're able to cancel this with a full refund anytime up until the rental collection time( as printed on your rental confirmation email).

We process all refunds in less than 24 hours. If you have to cancel the booking, this means that the refund will be back in your account within 7 days.

Making a car rental booking with Record Go on our website

We strive to be the best car hire agency around so that you know when you rent with us you're getting the best value, service and price.

To begin your stress free booking process, simply head over to our homepage and input your locations and dates then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some of the best deals based on your details.

When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need includes:

  1. Pickup location & car hire
  2. Pick-up & drop-off date
  3. Pick-up time and drop-off time
  4. The drivers age

Once your booking has been made, managing it couldn't be easier, you'll receive a booking reference which can be used, along with your email address, to check the status of your booking including payments and prices.

All of the deals on our website include all fees including anything that you're required to pay when you collect the car, including (but not limited to) one way fees, additional drivers and senior driver fees.

Renting a car, let along booking a holiday, can be a stressful, surprisingly costly, experience which is why our clever matching technology will find you your perfect hire car at your dream price.

Frequently asked questions about Record Go car hire

Are there any hidden charges in your prices for car rental with Record Go?

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

For my car rental with Record Go, how can I reduce the security deposit?

Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier. You can easily find the lowest security deposit options using our search filters

Is the car hire fully insured?

Car rentals with SUPPLIER 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.

Can I cancel my rental with Record Go 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.

What do I need when I collect the car from Record Go?

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.

Car rental terminology explained

Additional driver costs

Additional driver charges
Car rental contracts is between the car hire company and the one individual that signs the contract and will be the named driver. This requires that you have to ask for other drivers to be added, and this usually means an additional cost (which can be up to £12a day or even more). However, there are occasional promotions where extra drivers are free. Always be cautious of being asked if you'd like to add a driver without being told the price.

Insurance excess

For rentals outside of the US and Canada there is usually an excess held on your card* - just like on your own car in the UK. The excess on rental cars is very high. It's often in the region of £1,200 to £2,500. If you decide not to insure the excess you will be liable to pay for damage to the car up to the value of the excess amount. Take a look at the Premium Cover car hire options if you'd prefer not to have a large amount held on your credit card .
Hire car excess

Excess Insurance

Essential Cover
Choosing essential cover ensures you'll be refunded for any of the excess you have to pay to the hire car company when you drop off the car.

This insurance also usually covers other possible costs, such as towing, cleaning or admin fees, or misfuelling costs.

Theft liability insurance (theft protection)

It covers the amount due if the rental car is stolen. It usually includes an excess , this means you would need to pay the first part of an insurance claim (usually between £800 to £2,000, depending on the deal, the car rental company and the location.

If you choose to insure your excess with us, however, you'll be reimbursed for any or all of of the excess you have to pay (See our essential cover). With Premium Cover your excess can be reduced.
Theft liability insurance (theft protection)

Fuel policy (full to full vs full to empty)

Fuel policy (full to full vs full to empty)
The rentals on the site always come with a full to fuel fuel policy.

You'll be required to pay a small deposit for fuel on your credit card when you pick up the hire car. Ensure that you fill the car up and return it full and there will be nothing further to pay for fuel.

You will see full to empty policies on other websites that seem to be offering cheaper deals. Always check the terms and conditions for full to empty rentals as the admin and refuelling charges associated with full to empty fuel policies always make it more expensive than full to full .

Third party liability insurance

Third party liability insurance insures in case you cause an incident. If you do, it might kill or injure others (for instance your passengers, pedestrians or people in other vehicles), or damage their property (their vehicle, house or possessions, for example). Since they need to be covered, you could be responsible any claim, or treating any injuries or covering their loss of earnings, as well as the third party's legal fees and court costs.

Third party liability is subject to an excess, which means you'll need to pay the first part of any claim (normally between £1,000 to £2,000, varying dependent on the car, the country and the deal). If you choose to cover your excess amount, you'll be reimbursed for any or all of the excess amount you have to pay. Or if you take out Premium Cover, the excess amount is often reduced .
Third party liability cover

Collision damage waiver (CDW)

Damage Liability
CDW provides insurance protection for damage in the same way the insurance you usually have on your personal car does. CDW usually includes an excess which you can insure with an additional policy (See Excess reimbursement insurance). Our website also include car hire that include CDW with no excess amount

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