Rental Car Excess Insurance


Taking out insurance when renting a car is crucial, but there are different plans available to suit your needs, from reduced excess to no excess at all.

The following protection plans are available in the UK, Belgium, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Portugal:

Basic Protection

This will protect you against theft of the vehicle, as well as any damage caused by collision or attempted theft. It’s mandatory, so is often included in rental rates in the UK, Belgium, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Portugal. In other countries, you must either be covered by your payment card (for US and Canadian residents) or purchase insurance separately.

This plan gives you partial protection – the excess amount will vary depending on the vehicle category and the country you are renting your vehicle in.

Medium Protection

As well as protection against theft and damage caused by collision, this will cover you for damage to the windshield, mirrors, headlights and tires, as well as personal injury to both drivers and passengers (except in the UK).

With Medium Protection, the excess amount is reduced.

Premium Car Rental Protection

This is the highest level of protection, and can only be booked for drivers over the age of 26. It covers everything mentioned in Medium Protection, but personal effects are also covered (except in the UK). There are restrictions on certain vehicles – so please ask for more information when booking.

With Premium Protection, the excess amount can be reduced to zero.

Our car rental insurance plans give you:

A level of protection that suits you
Reduced or zero excess

Complete peace of mind

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Protection package


Contact us for more information, and be sure to read through the terms and conditions before making a booking (additional ID such as a passport or ID card may be required).



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