Good news….

In an article published on the 12th May 2016, journalist Nick Trend from the Telegraph spoke directly with Goldcar CEO Juan Carlos Azcona to discuss common concerns raised by customers, most notably the practice of pressure-selling their own excess insurance at the rental desk.

Read the full Telegraph article here.

Azcona revealed that staff are incentivised to sell extras such as additional insurance, but customers would not be pressure sold insurance if they had sufficient funds available to leave a deposit – a common practise within the rental car industry. He also revealed he was looking to improve service by rewarding his staff for high customer satisfaction ratings.

We think this is really good news and we’re keen to hear if your rental desk experience reflects these statements. E-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know how you got on and one of the team will be in touch.

As a tip, it may be worth printing off a copy of the article to take with you on your travels. You can then show this to the rental desk staff should you encounter any issues.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Disclaimer: All prices contained in this article were correct on the original date of publication. Prices may change over time, so for current prices, please get a quote.