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HIRING A CAR/ RENTING A MOTORHOME or even a VAN for your holiday or business trip in Scotland?

Do you know that the Excess can cost more than the vehicle? This type of insurance is a great way to save money and have peace of mind when you rent a vehicle - There are a great selection of policies available

Do you know that it could cost you 500 plus for any damage to your rental vehicle? EVEN IF IT'S NOT YOUR FAULT!!


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Car Hire excess insurance or Van Hire excess insurance or Motorhome Hire excess insurance or Minibus Hire excess insurance? __________________________________________

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Before you leave home - Ensure thay you are carrying both your picture and paper driving licences. The paper licence is essential as it shows any endorsements you may have.

When you collect the car:

  • Check the vehicle for damage
  • Check the spare tyre


  • Most car rental locations require a credit card
  • Most car rental locations will not accept debit or switch cards
  • You must have held a valid driving licence for one year
  • British licence holders should note that many car hire outlets will not release the rental vehicle on sight of a photocard driving licence without also seeing the paper licence counterpart.They may also ask to see the paper licence counterpart of all named drivers.
  • Always ask what is included in the rates quoted
  • Never initial or sign an agreement without asking about each item
  • Do not over insure. If you have travel insurance you do not need personal effects or personal accident insurance
  • Pre-purchase or Pre-reserve your car rental
  • Purchase from agents within your own country in case you need refunds or assistance
  • When you pick-up your vehicle determine where the drop off point is for your return
  • Ask if the return area has an attendant. If not, who do you return the car to?
  • If you leave the vehicle without check-in, examine it for damage and photograph it from every angle.
  • Drink drive laws vary from country to country - for example in Italy if you have a glass of wine and a grappa with dinner and you are stopped by the police - you will be fined.
  • Know your speed limits - these vary from country to country.
  • Speed / Radar cameras certainly apply to rental cars as well! The rental company will be notified and the renter contacted by the authorities. Speed traffic camera information is now being sent from one country to another. e.g. someone caught speeding with a French registered car in Italy will find that the fine will be reported to the French authorities if it is not paid.
  • Check with the Hire company if you can take the car out of the country you are renting in.e.g. Going from France into Italy or if renting in Ireland can you take the car into Northern Ireland or into the Republic of Ireland.

The above information has been prepared in association with information from Insurance 4 Car Hire Agents Ltd

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