The pitfalls of rental cars

22 Ноябрь, 2013


You can get on a lot of money, If you damage a rental car.

A new scratch? Fuel tank is not quite full?


Car rental companies see an opportunity to take away your dollars, when such scenarios occur. But don't worry., You can beat them at their own game.

Here are some of the most common catch and how to avoid them, according to the travel website



Sky-high insurance prices

The cost of renting a car may seem reasonable... until then, until the insurance fee comes into play. From time to time, The cost of insurance can almost double the cost of rent. But you should make sure., that you have it just in case - otherwise rental companies will knock on your door, to recover damages for an outrageously high amount, if the worst happens.

Solution: First of all, check your usual car insurance contract or the benefits of your credit card membership, as some of them are distributed and when using a rental car. Besides, Australian company Consumer Choice and Traveller Protection recommends buying domestic travel insurance, which covers rental car rentals, For example, 1Cover insurance, and it can often save you.

Keep in mind, that even if you have this insurance, things like tire damage, windshields, Roof, The car's internal bottoms are often excluded from it.


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