pffrizelle wrote: »
This article is very helpful, however, none of the car hire excess insurance sites seemed to cater to expatriates returning for a visit to the UK.
My family and I live abroad and are therefore not UK-resident, and have just arrived back for a two month visit. I want to hire a car here and still have my valid UK licence, but can't seem to find this kind of insurance to help me.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Loudlondoner wrote: »
I read Martin's article about getting hire car excess insurance however is this required in America? I was told on the phone that it is not required as the law states there is no excess and a huge level of cover for everyone...any help would be appreciated
fiestaman87 wrote: »
Apologies if this has already been discussed.
I have AVIS car hire booked in the US as part of a British Airways package and I wonder if anyone can please advise whether I'll need any additional insurance in relation to the car?
These are included:
Dy Customer Fac Charge
Veh. License Fee
Fuel Policy Is Full To Full
Domestic Security Fee
Third Party Liability (TPL)
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
HardTimes wrote: »
but has anyone got any feedback on such deals?
eDicky wrote: »
If you mean Goldcar, feedback is extensive, as a quick search of this board would reveal, including the twenty pages of this one:
HardTimes wrote: »
no I wasn't particularly referring to goldcar as there were half a dozen companies offering similarly super cheap deals of a few pounds per day ... so I was asking for feedback as to whether these deals are geniuine or just a scam to get you through the door before ramping up the real costs?
But yes - the thread you link to is pretty damning and a good indicator to steer clear of all such deals. Thanks
EveryWhere wrote: »
If you are going to do it, book direct, as opposed to via a broker, in so that you have one clear set of T&Cs.
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