Don’t you find it inconvenient and stressful in a bid to get a car rented? The amount of work done on paper and the hard decisions needed to be made like purchasing an alternative insurance portfolio or getting the collision damage waiver from the company renting the car or not?
If you have been privileged to visit the car rental shop, you would know that these are the type of questions that people struggle with to rent a car. Most of the times, you can decide not to add any other insurance to the rented car but on the other hand, some specific situation requires you to do so. The question is how would you know such situations?
One of the most confusing situations when renting a car is the collision damage waiver (CDW) which is often provided by the car rental company when you are about to rent a car. It takes care of any damages done to the car when an accident occurs.
This CDW cannot be referred to as a total insurance package because it is only concerned with the destruction of the rented car. Other issues like personal injuries or damage to properties are not included. Peradventure if the CDW is bought, the car rental company loses all or most of its rights to profit from you if any damage is done to the rental car physically.
Professionals think that you don’t need to get a CDW but it’s important to get it anyways as it would be a costly mistake if you don’t.
Doing these three things can reduce drastically the cost of car rental. The first and foremost thing to look out for is your insurance portfolio, whether it has any coverage towards rental cars. Secondly, note if your credit card provides any form … Read the rest