We understand how intimidating choosing a hire van insurance product can be. The additional fees that are included in the price of hiring a van are often very confusing, these include:
Stress Free Car Rental offers three options for van hire excess cover, premium, essential and basic and we help you find the rental van that suits you, . You can review the details of these on the extras page of our website when making a booking.
Many van hire websites hide the insurance excess and security deposit costs in the fine print. Customers are then shocked when the cash is taken from the debit card account or the amount is held on their credit card. We think this is wrong and can really hinder your plans which is why we won't do that at Stress Free Car Rental.
We strive to be the best van hire website around so that you know when you book a van with us you're getting the best value, service and price.
Once your booking has 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 prices and payments.
To begin your stress free booking process, simply head to our homepage and type in the required details then in just a few seconds we'll bring up some great value deals based on your information.
All of the van deals on our website include all charges including everything that you're required to pay when you pick up the van, including (but not limited to) one way fees, child seats and senior driver fees.
When searching on our website for your rental, information you'll need includes:
You'll have been provided with van rental location collection instructions with the booking confirmation email. Take time to read through how to find the van hire collection location before you begin your trip
You should inspect alloy wheels and door locks for issues as well. These are easy to miss when you are in a hurry to start your trip
All the vehicles displayed on our web site include a full to full fuel policy. Always ensure that the fuel tank is full before you set off. If it is not you should inform the van hire company before driving away
Be sure to double check the fuel type for the vehicle and inspect which side of the van the filler cap is on
Before driving away ,review the vanhire terms and conditions. There could be extra charges for crossing borders etc so ensure that you understand these.
Beside the exterior, you should also spend time documenting all damage to the inside of the vehicle and reporting it to the vehicle rental company prior to driving away
Spending a little time to take photos and report any issues, whether internal or external, will help to avoid any issues with the van hire company when you return the van
If you've bought Premium excess cover on our web site or you have a different policy, always take time to check the vehicle for pre existing damage. Also spend some time taking photos on your phone of each panel of the vehicle. If there is damage on the van that is not highlighted in your rental contract you should inform the van rental provider
We are based in Manchester UK and we're on a mission to make renting a van a Stress Free experience
Extra drivers are available to reserve on the website on the extras page. In many cases you will pay for additional drivers on pickup.
You can use the filters on our website to find your ideal rental, including options with an automatic gearbox, diesel fuel and low security deposit options.
Vehicle types at each van rental location are variable. You will always be provided with a van that’s the same size in terms of body style, passengers and capacity but the exact type may vary from the van booked. If you have a preference for a particular make, at most van hire locations we offer options to reserve guaranteed models from selected suppliers . Use the filters on the website to find guaranteed model options.
Van rental prices can vary greatly at different times of the year. Christmas is an important factor to consider that influences van hire prices. Take this into account when planning your rental in advance.
We only offer van hire that includes a full to full fuel policy. Full to full is always a better deal compared with other van rental fuel policies.
To collect your van 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.
Insurance excess amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Bristol United Kingdom. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
Van rentals in Bristol United Kingdom 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.
The following van hire suppliers are available in Bristol United Kingdom: Enterprise, Alamo, National, Europcar, Keddy by Europcar, Easirent, Green Motion, FireFly, Hertz.
All of our rentals in Bristol United Kingdom include a full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the van with a full tank and be asked to leave a small deposit for fuel when you collect the van. The deposit is refunded when you return the van with a full tank.
You can use a American Express, Visa or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when renting a car on our website.
It’s worth bearing in mind that often van hire partners that do allow debit card on collection are not as cheap as van hire companies that accept credit card only.
We accept a number of different currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
It's important to consider when deciding if you'd like to use a debit card on collection, van hire companies often hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this is often a large amount of money and if you decide to pay with a debit card this can be debited from your bank and not refunded until a couple of weeks after your rental has ended.
It’s practical to know the currency and payment options for your van rental in Bristol, as payments for add ons (such as Sat Nav and extra drivers) might have to be paid for in the local currency (by credit card) on collection.