Daily Car Hire Excess Insurance

  • 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 60 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
  • Flat battery cover up to £1,000 per year
  • Late pick up charges due to an unscheduled flight delay

Daily Car Hire Excess Insurance Exclusions

  • Accidental damage to the interior or contents of the vehicle caused by general wear and tear or carriage of animals
  • Vehicles of greater value than £120,000
  • Car hire in or through Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Region of Crimea, Sudan and Syria
  • Policyholders who are not residents of the UK, The Channel Islands, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland or Germany
  • Hire of commercial vehicles, trucks or vans. To insure your van hire, visit our van hire excess page.
  • 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
  • Policies purchased after the collection of your rental vehicle 

Daily Car Hire Excess Insurance Policy Documents

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.

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