Our Car Hire Excess Insurance

  • Up to €6,500 damage and theft cover per policy
  • Buy your policy from 364 days in advance up to right before you collect your car
  • Up to €500 each per claim for misfuelling and car key cover
  • Cover up to five additional drivers per rental — and there’s no need to add them to your insurance4carhire policy
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Car Hire Excess Insurance for EU Residents

With our Car Hire Excess Insurance, while you’ll initially have to pay the excess charges upfront, you’ll be able to claim back the excess cost subject to your maximum level of cover.

  • Up to €6,500 damage and theft cover per policy
  • Buy your policy from 364 days in advance up to right before you collect your car
  • Up to €500 each per claim for misfuelling and car key cover
  • Cover up to five additional drivers per rental — and there’s no need to add them to your insurance4carhire policy
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We have a wide range of excess insurance options

Europe

European Car Hire Excess Insurance

Protect your finances from costly excess charges if you need to make a claim on a hire car in France, Germany, Spain, and more with our Europe Car Hire Excess Insurance.

Worldwide

Worldwide Car Hire Excess Insurance

With our Worldwide Car Hire Excess Insurance policy, we’ll cover your excess on cars hired around the world, including in the USA, Australia, Europe, and more.

USA

USA & Canada Car Hire Excess Insurance

Planning a trip to the USA or Canada? Protect against excess charges with our USA & Canada Car Hire Excess Insurance.

Australia

Australia Car Hire Excess Insurance

Our Australia Car Hire Excess Insurance will reimburse you the cost of excess charges if you make a claim on a rental vehicle in Australia.

Do you need to make a claim?

If you’ve suffered from damage or loss of your hire vehicle due to theft, and you’ve purchased an insurance4carhire hire car excess insurance policy, we’re ready to help.

Our guides

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A guide to car hire costs

We like to think our car excess insurance is nice and straightforward. Your car rental agreement however, might not be so easy to understand. With this in mind, we’ve put together a guide to car hire costs.

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Hot Weather Driving Tips

Long sunny days and heatwaves can provide the perfect opportunity to get out on the road, but there are a number of things to consider before heading out into the sun.

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Top Tips for Driving a Hire Car Abroad

Having a hire car on holiday could save you the hassle of sorting out transfers and offers you the freedom to really explore and get to grips with your holiday destination...

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