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Can I purchase your Excess Policies if I am not a resident of the UK?

We explain whether you are able to purchase a car hire outside of the UK, and how it works.

Most policies on the MoneyMaxim car hire insurance service are available to expats, non UK residents and citizens with homes both abroad and in the UK. However some companies do apply restrictions - particularly if you intend to hire in your home country. We would suggest you run a comparison and then refer back to this page to cross check the companies who offer the features you require so you can ensure they are able to cover you.

Finally before taking out your policy, quickly check the terms and conditions to ensure they have not changed since we last updated our site.

CompanyDetailsCurrencies AcceptedMore Info
carhirexcess.comCovers residents of an EEC / EEA country. In country cover is provided to those residents.£ on UK site € on ROI siteFind out more...
Direct Car ExcessOnly available to residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. In country cover is provided.£Find out more...
icarhireinsuranceCovers residents of most countries who require UK or European cover. Only EEC / EEA residents covered for trips outside Europe. In country cover provided to UK, EEC / EEA residents.£ $ €Find out more...
insurance4carhire.comCovers residents of an EEC / EEA country, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. In country cover is provided to those residents.£ $ €Find out more...
Protect Your BubbleCovers residents of the UK, including the Channel Island and Isle of Man. £Find out more...
QuestorCovers residents of United Kingdom (including England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man),Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. £ $ € Aus$Find out more...
TravelexcessCurrently only available to residents of the UK, including the Channel Island and Isle of Man. In country cover is provided.£Find out more...
Worldwide InsureCovers residents of any country for excess include in country use. SLI and CDW is only available for UK and EU residents. £Find out more...

The car hire insurance policies offered through our site are bought by residents of countries worldwide, from Spain, Ireland, Portugal, France and Italy in Europe, to Australia and New Zealand. We also have a number of customers from Russia, They are also popular with US and Canadian residents looking for car rental excess insurance whilst on a visit to either Europe or Australia and New Zealand.

Countries who are members of either the EEC or the EEA Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

This content was last reviewed on 27/10/2014

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