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Staggering true cost of car hire insurance

As Australians start to plan their escapes from the impending winter, we wanted to share some research from, a global distributor of car rental insurance that partners with online travel agents worldwide. The findings finally reveal the shocking cost difference between the upfront insurance policy price, compared to the cost of making a claim.

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RentalCars and Cover Genius Expand Partnership; Roll-Out More Services

Since becoming the preferred insurance partner for the one of world’s largest online car rental companies, in 2015, London, New York and Sydney-based InsurTech company – Cover Genius – has secured an expanded partnership that will enable the travel giant to offer instant insurance claim payments for customers.

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Collinson partners with Cover Genius to provide ancillary motor products

Collinson has partnered with Cover Genius to underwrite its Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Car Hire Insurance products including Car Hire Excess insurance. The new relationship includes working with Cover Genius' own brand,, as well as providing underwriting capacity for its strategic relationships with online travel agencies.

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Rental Cover explainer

An innovative insurance provider with bespoke API technology needed a motion graphics piece to enlighten their target audience about this award winning service and implementation. We turned this around in a matter of days for them.

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Insurtech Australia member Cover Genius takes top honours in Smart50 Awards

Sydney-based insurtech startup Cover Genius nabbed the top award of the night for its technology that helps streamline processes in the Australian insurance market — an offering that has led the startup to boast an impressive 2606.3% three-year revenue growth rate.

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Watch out for toll charges in rental cars!

Don’t get caught out with Tolls and Rental Cars, some companies have up to a $36.30 admin fee if you use a toll road, and others are so kind they can offer you a simple way of paying a HUGE daily fee of up to $18.70 per day to use the tolls, so a 10 day trip would be an extra $187.

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Rental car hidden admin fees revealed

Some rental companies can charge up to a $36.30 in administration fees if you use a toll road, a report from has revealed. 

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Four of the weirdest car rental accident claims

Besides being islands (and beautiful), Australia and Iceland don’t seem to have an awful lot in common. But apparently they both present some pretty unique challenges when it comes to driving. 

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