Excess insurance. To make sure you hit the road safely.
The greatest worry when you rent a car is related to damages. What happens if you cause damages to the car? For this situation, there are two solutions: the guarantee or the excess insurance. Find out more about each of them and choose the one that is most convenient to you.
The guarantee is a pre-established amount, a deposit that you give to the rental agent, based on invoice and receipt, to cover the possible partial damages that could occur during the rental period.
In case damages do not occur, then the amount will be returned integrally when you return the car.
Usually, for any rented car you have to pay a guarantee, but there is also another solution, which saves you from the worry of the guarantee: the excess insurance.
If you do not want to block a certain amount giving it as a guarantee, then you can choose the complementary insurance, also named the excess insurance.
This insurance is an amount that you pay in addition, daily, depending on the rented car.
- SCDW - Super Collision Damage Waiver
This insurance discharges you of any financial liability in case of damages. Namely you are completely exempt from financial liability. The daily value of SCDW is established depending on the car class.