What is included with my CDW coverage?

At RentalCover we believe that you shouldn’t need a legal degree to understand our plans. Where possible, we have made sure our plans are designed to help eliminate confusion and help you understand your protection when you hit the road. 

Here’s a summary of the protection you receive when you purchase a CDW plan with us:

  What you get with RentalCover* What you might get at the rental desk
Multi-vehicle accidents
Single vehicle accidents Sometimes
Fire, car theft and vandalism Sometimes
Lockout & keys due to an accident Not covered for US residents x
Windshield and headlights x
Tires and underbody x
Standard deductible $0 $3000 - 4000
Usually fixed cost
Total coverage amount $35000
Covers rental company’s excess charges. Refer to your plan document
See rental guides for details
Price per day Up to 50% less expensive† than the rental desk $10-$30* per day
*Airports surcharge +10-25%†

*Coverage is subject to the terms, limitations, and exclusions of the plan. Coverage may vary by country of residence. For more information please read our country-specific Rental Guide.

When you first visit RentalCover you will need to activate your account. Simply find the RentalCover confirmation SMS or email in your inbox or spam and click the activation link. If you’re having issues, it may be because the email addresses of some Apple users aren’t shared with RentalCover. Instead, you can simply click on the link provided in the confirmation email you received when you purchased RentalCover Protection and update your email address.

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We provide protection for rental cars, including mini-vans, pickup trucks, and sport utility vehicles rented from a rental car agency. Does not cover commercial or offroad use or exotic cars.‡