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    • James.boggild
    • By James.boggild 8th Jan 18, 8:50 AM
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    Reus Car Hire
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    Reus Car Hire 8th Jan 18 at 8:50 AM
    Good morning everyone. I am looking to hire a car from Reus airport. Pretty much the only option I am being given is Firefly, who seem cheap enough. However, I have seen that I will need to put a large deposit down on a credit card when getting there. I don't have a credit card and am not sure I'd get one either - is there a way around this? From hat I've read I could take out their insurance when I get there, would this then remove the need for a large credit card deposit? And does anybody know how much it is likely to cost for their own insurance when I get there? We are stopping at a site 10km from Cambrils, and it is recommended we have a car to explore, else I would make do with public transport.

    Thanks in advance.
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    • eDicky
    • By eDicky 8th Jan 18, 2:45 PM
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    Buying the hire firm's own excess cover insurance at the desk will reduce the amount they need to hold on your card to just a hundred or two for fuel and incidentals, down from the excess amount of up to €1,500. But the cost of their excess cover can be substantial.

    It's possible that a debit card or prepaid card with enough in the account to be put on hold can be accepted, but until a particular card is put into the payment terminal nothing is certain.
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