Our Single Trip car hire excess insurance policy is generally more cost effective if you are hiring a car for fewer than 14 days worldwide - or 11 days if only travelling in Europe - in one year*. If you are hiring a car for longer each year, our annual excess policies will usually be better value.
*Based on the Single Trip policy price being £11.99 for the first three days and £4.49 per day for additional days, Annual Europe price being £44.99 per year, and Annual Worldwide price being £59.99 per year.
Our daily excess insurance is more cost effective if you are hiring a car for less than 18 days (or 14 days if only travelling in Europe) and you will not be hiring a car again within the year.
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.
Find out the difference between daily and annual car hire excess insurance in our useful guide.
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