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    What is Rental Vehicle Excess Insurance?​

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    Rental Vehicle Excess Insurance is insurance for your rental vehicle excess. It is usually a third party product which you can buy before pick up and it works similar to travel insurance. 

    Basic car rental insurance provided by car rental companies is included in the rates listed on our website. However, if any damage is caused to the rental car while it is in your possession, the car rental company can charge you an excess amount. This fee varies from around $3,000 to $8,250 based on the supplier, and the type of vehicle you are hiring.

    There are a number of products available to reduce your rental vehicle excess when hiring a rental car in Australia. One of them is purchasing Rental Vehicle Excess (RVE) Insurance. By getting Rental Vehicle Excess, you are protecting yourself from the financial liability and extra charges.

    Watch the video below to know what your financial liability is when renting a car in Australia.


    VroomVroomVroom has partnered with Hiccup Insurance to offer a tailored Rental Vehicle Excess (RVE) Insurance product to our customers. The global insurance company, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited, underwrites the RVE Insurance product provided by Hiccup Insurance. Check out this page​ for some more details.

    Important:
    All protection products are optional, not compulsory to purchase in Australia. You can choose Rental Vehicle Excess Insurance, excess reduction products sold by car rental companies directly or choose to do nothing. It is also worth checking your travel insurance and credit card policies.

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