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Europe

* Europe car hire excess insurance from €3.99 per day or €48.99 per annum.

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Worldwide

Worldwide car hire excess insurance from €4.99 per day or €69.99 per annum.

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USA & Canada

USA & Canada collision damage waiver from €6.99 per day or €109.99 per annum.

What is car hire excess insurance

What is car hire excess insurance?

Car Hire Excess Insurance protects you against excess charges you may incur should your hire car be damaged or stolen.

These charges can vary dramatically depending on where you're travelling, the type of vehicle you're hiring and the company you hire through - so it's important you have the right cover in place to avoid being stung by the car hire company.

Buying direct from iCarhireinsurance means you get industry-leading car hire excess insurance for a snip of what you'll pay at the rental desk.


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Why buy from us?

Excess reimbursement

All policies come with €7,500 excess insurance and cover damage to bodywork, tyres, roof, windscreen and undercarriage.

Better cover, better value

Our policies are often cheaper and more comprehensive than the cover you’ll be offered at the rental desk when collecting your vehicle.

Do you require CDW?

We have collision damage waiver policies available for those hiring a vehicle further afield. These policies cover up to €100,000.

Backed by the best

Our policies are underwritten by Zurich Insurance plc, one of the largest and most respected insurance companies in the world.

Seamless claims process

You can submit your claim online. Simply complete the online form, upload any supporting documentation and hit send!

Stop the Press!

We’re regularly featured in trusted publications such as the Irish Independent, The Irish Sun and The Irish Daily Mail.

For more details on the features, benefits and limitations of our products, please visit the products page.

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