Why buy an additional excess insurance policy from an independent company
Car hirers have a series of choices when it comes to protecting themselves against facing a large bill should their hire car be stolen or damaged whilst in their control.
They can buy a waiver from their car rental firm.
They can buy cover through our website - our policy is designed to meet the vast majority of risks our hirers face.
Or you can buy a policy from a third party excess insurance company. A range of such policies can be found through the MoneyMaxim Car Hire Insurance Comparison Service.
Details of the pros and cons of buying through the first two options are detailed here:
The reason you might decide to buy a totally independent policy is because they can be a little cheaper than the policy available through our site. However policies tend to offer slightly lower levels of cover as we chose a very comprehensive option when selecting our insurance partner.
Nevertheless we would suggest using the comparison service at MoneyMaxim as you will quickly be able to compare policies and decide on your preferred way forward.
What should I do if I am offered extra insurance at the desk? We explain your options.
We explain the insurance supplied with your car hire, and those you might choose to add to it.
What insurance comes automatically with my rental car?
We explain the pros and cons of buying additional insurance products through your car hire firm?
Here are a few reasons people decide to use the Clarify Car Hire excess insurance policy