How does the coverage from rental companies compare to RentalCover?

RentalCover is an alternative to the waivers sold by rental companies (also called "Super Collision Damage Waiver" and various other names) for up to twice the price.†

Your options differ by country - try our Rental Guides for more information.

Here’s a comparison of what you can purchase at the rental desk:

 What you get with RentalCoverWhat you get at the rental desk
Multi vehicle accidents
Single vehicle accidentsSometimes
Fire, car theft and vandalismSometimes
Towing, lockout & keysx
Windshield and headlightsx
Tyres and underbodyx
Weather-related damages
Incl. fire, rain, snow etc.
Animal collisionsSometimes
Road conditions
Inc. gravel, sand, ash etc.
Standard excess / deductible


Up to €/£/$1,000
Excess waivers often do not waive the full excess, meaning there's an excess still to pay
Total cover amountCovers the excess and damage-related fees charged by rental companies.
Refer to your wording.
See rental guides for details
Price per day50% cheaper than at
the rental desk†
$20-$40* per day
*Airports surcharge +10-25%