What is Theft Protection?

All RentalCover.com policies provide coverage for theft, fire and vandalism. Most rental companies will offer you a product called "Theft Protection" either online or at the rental desk, which insures you up to a fixed amount for loss and damage in the case that your rental car is stolen. This will generally be offered as a standalone product in the US and parts of Europe, or as an inclusion in a "premium" coverage product in Australia, NZ and the rest of Europe.

Some rental companies also include Theft Protection with your CDW purchase, in which case the policy is known as a Loss Damage Waiver (LDW). You will need to check your policy wording or contact your policy supplier to find out exactly what is included in your coverage.


 

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About RentalCover.com

  1. Our policies are 50% cheaper than the rental companies, guaranteed!
  2. Enjoy your travel without worrying about rental companies overcharging you for damages!
  3. Our policies are built for the unique requirements of vehicle renting in every country.
  4. Accident-related fees are expensive - we fully cover them.
  5. Our underwriters are some of the best known insurance brands globally.
  6. Multi-vehicle accidents can be complicated. We handle all of the insurance back and forth and reimburse you straight away so you can relax (see our Claims Guide).
Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Our Rental Guides explain what is included with the car booking and what to say when you are offered additional insurance at the rental desk.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Our global insurance panel includes “A” rated household names such as those below.
 
Our underwriters.
US Fire Axa Assistance Collinson Group Intact Insurance Chubb

 

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Yes. Additional drivers on the rental agreement are automatically covered free. We do not need their names.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Not recommended! There are many examples of disgruntled renters who have been charged by rental companies for damages that did not happen, or where the repair cost is inflated, or where the related fees exceed the minor damage. These are all covered in full by RentalCover.com.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Damage costs and associated fees will be payable to the rental company. Once a claim is submitted, we reimburse the damage costs and related fees charged by the rental company. Our target for claims is 3 days once all documents are submitted.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
You can add coverage for off-road 4x4s, campervans, motorhomes & small buses in the quote form.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Offroad 4x4s that are to be driven on unsealed roads are covered if you select the 4x4 option in the quote form. You still need to adhere to the rules of the rental agreement. For all other vehicles, if your rental agreement permits you to drive on unsealed roads you are covered by RentalCover.com.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Insurance policies are always calculated in full calendar days to ensure you are covered for the full trip even if you pick up early or drop off late!

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
Yes. You are covered up to the policy limit for each individual incident.

Our Rental Guides explain how everything works.
We are just about to launch agency.rentalcover.com, a platform dedicated to helping travel agents make bookings for multiple clients and keep them organized under a single login. We also included a very generous commission structure for our travel agent partners. Find out more
Yes they can! RentalCover.com has created a platform specifically for travel agents, corporate managers and booking agents. We offer competitive prices for all of your clients and a generous commission structure for all agents. Visit agency.rentalcover.com and register your work email to access the full benefits of the platform.

Here are just some of the key features that our agency platform offers:

  • A very generous commission structure for every new booking or referral to another agent
  • A single, personalised login to manage and administer multiple bookings for multiple clients
  • A very easy-to-use dashboard that shows all bookings and dates to enable easily modification of multiple bookings
  • Clients also retain full access to the booking so that they can directly edit their bookings, if required.
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Renting a car overseas? Sort out the insurance before you go, and you’ll get better coverage at a better price. Insurance products may differ based on where you live and where you’re going, so choose your destination from the country list below and we’ll help you compare a typical rental car company policy, often called Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), to what you’d get with RentalCover.com.

 

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Claims Info

Visit the claims page for everything you need know about how to make a claim including our document requirements and how long it takes.

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