Daily car hire excess insurance policies

Flexible car hire excess insurance that’s ideal for short trips or those who only need hire cars for small parts of their trip.

If you don’t travel as often as you’d like, we can offer car hire excess policies for a period of your choosing. However, if you plan to hire a car for more than 13 days within a year (10 days if only travelling in Europe), it’s may be better value to take out one of our annual policies.

Daily car hire excess insurance policies provide great cover to reimburse you for a range of charges which may be levied by your rental company (e.g. in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle). To get daily excess waiver from the car hire desk you may have to pay considerably more.

Plus, insurance4carhire works in 24 hour periods making us great value for overnight trips. If you were to pick up your vehicle at 4pm on Tuesday and dropped it off before 4pm on Wednesday, you’d only pay for one day where as some car hire companies would charge you for two.

What's covered? (Features and benefits)

  • Excess on damage up to £6,500
  • Covers damage to the windows, undercarriage, roof, tyres and headlights not otherwise covered by damage waivers from car hire companies
  • Lost or stolen baggage: up to £300 per claim
  • Buy up to 62 days' worth of cover at a time
  • You (the policyholder), plus up to seven additional drivers named on your rental agreement
  • Drivers aged 21 to 85 years old (inclusive)
  • Buy now, start your policy up to 364 days in advance

What's not covered? (Exclusions and restrictions)

  • Damage to the interior or contents of the car
  • Vehicles of greater value than £75,000
  • Car hire in or through Afghanistan, Belarus, Cuba, Congo, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Liberia, North Korea, Myanmar, Sudan and Zimbabwe
  • Hire of commercial vehicles, trucks or vans. To insure van hire visit insuremyvanhire.com
  • Hire of motorhomes, RVs, camper vans, motorcycles, mopeds, motorbikes, passenger vehicles with more than 9 seats or vehicles for which the main use is intended to be off road

2187 Product Reviews

DateProductScoreCustomer Comment

Daily Policy

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Glad I took this out and bladder I didn't need it. Good idea to have though, gave me peace of mind. (Didn't rate higher as didn't use)

CDW/SLI Worldwide 60 Day

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New auto-text facility never, ever worked. Even after I phoned through to confirm when I never received the introductiory text.


On 10-Jun-2015 the supplier responded:


Thanks for providing us with your feedback and I'm sorry to hear you never received your text.

I understand my colleague has now resolved this for you. If you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Regards,

Lauren @ insurance4carhire.com

Europe 60

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It takes all the anxiety out of having to check the small print of the hiring contract - often in a foreign language and when keen to get out of the airport and on the road.

Europe 60

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Up till now everything went fine. But the real feedback you will get the day i have an accident.
Regards

Daily Policy

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Two months of constant chasing for updates, I was hoping for better service but I'm a little disappointed.


On 10-Jun-2015 the supplier responded:


Thank you for providing feedback and I'm sorry to hear you were unhappy with the service you received from us.

Please call the team on 01242 538455 and the team will be able to help you.

Kind regards,

Lauren @ insurance4carhire.com

Europe 60

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Have, thankfully, not needed to call on the services of this policy so cannot offer any helpful or otherwise comments.

Europe Family & Partners 60

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Claim made on 22nd April. Still no payment on 19th May. Everything else looks good, but payment is slow . . . and may not arrive, who knows?

Excess Worldwide 60

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Very simple renewal

Excess Worldwide 60

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Competitive pricing, easy to buy. Did not have to use it so I cannot comment on how their claims process is.

Europe 60

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clear instructions and precise with reinbursement

Excess Worldwide 60

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Service was fine - now received payment from my claim.

Europe 60

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Have used this company over a few years ,it gives us peace of mind when travelling abroad.

Excess Worldwide 60

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Very good service but as I haven't had to make a claim I cannot comment on that aspect.

Europe 60

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Fast, Efficiemt, Friendly

Europe 60

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Getting cover and renewing cover is easy. I have just had to make my first claim: experience will tell how easy that is.

Europe 60

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The instructions for returning the car said to take to Auto Union Rentals when it should have been returned to AutoCandia. Apart from that everything else was OK


On 02-May-2015 the customer changed their rating and added:
ignore previous comments I was commenting on the car hire company!! old age

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Europe 60

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Excellent service all round.

CDW/SLI Worldwide 60 Day

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Straightforward and easy to use.

Europe 60

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Fortunately, I haven't had to make a claim as yet. However, all of my dealings to date from setting up the initial policy to making subsequent changes to the start date of the policy, have been very good.

Europe 60

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The Service was excellent, fast and smooth. I had no problems in getting registered for this service.

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