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Car Hire Excess Insurance

Car hire excess insurance is an optional insurance product that covers you against any excess charges you may incur when you hire a car. If your vehicle is damaged or stolen whilst in your possession, the rental company will ask you to pay the first portion of these costs (the excess charge). By having excess insurance in place you can protect yourself against these charges.

At iCarhireinsurance.com we offer both European and Worldwide policies which cover you for up to £6,000 worth of excess charges. What’s more, our policies cover vulnerable parts of the vehicle such as tyres, roof, windscreen and undercarriage as standard – parts which are often excluded from the rental companies’ equivalent policies.

Car Hire Excess Insurance To learn more about car hire excess insurance, please follow this link to our excess insurance information page

Why Buy From iCarhireinsurance?

Cover available for residents of the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
Up to £100,000 Collision Damage Waiver Protection**
Covers up to 9 named drivers on any single rental agreement
65 days continuous cover with annual policies
Covers damage to body work, tyres, roof, windscreen and undercarriage as well as fire damage, vandalism and theft.
Covers vehicles up to £100,000 in market value
NO distance from home restrictions***
Claims paid within 17 days on average in 2017
Recommended by leading personal finance and travel journalists
Documents issued within minutes of purchase
Cover also available for Car Clubs, Van Hire and Campervan and Motorhome hire
Up to £6,000 Excess Protection
* Cover not available for all countries, please select your country of residence in the quote box above to check your eligibility for cover
** Collision Damage Waiver available with USA & Canada and Worldwide Plus policies
*** If in-country cover is selected.
**** Campervan & Motorhome cover is only available as an annual car hire insurance policy upgrade and additional premium will be charged. Campervan & Motorhome cover isn't available on single trip policies.
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