What is damage excess in car rental?

It's easy to overlook the damage excess when hiring a car, yet an accident could cost you thousands.

When hiring a car, it’s crucial to know what you’ll pay if the car is damaged. This is the ‘damage excess’.

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Your responsibility for damage to the rental car is $5,000.

Our optional $14 a day Damage Fee (for Drivers aged 21-79) reduces your Damage Excess to $0.

That's right, with Damage Waiver you pay nothing in the event of an accident (when you comply with Rental Conditions).

You can add Damage Waiver to your quote when you book.

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