MoneyMaxim Car Hire Fuel Cost Calculator

This calculator uses anticipated figures. For the best results please tailor to your requirements.

What type of fuel will your car use?
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Beware, many car hire firms will penalise you if you return the car with the fuel in the red, even though it's your fuel! We recommend returning the car just above the fuel empty warning light.

How close to empty would you risk returning your hire car?
How will your fuel be refunded?
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Returning your car with a full tank is the best option - although it does marginally increase your credit card fees if you are using a card which levies foreign transaction fees.

Will you return your car with a:

Your fuel policy will cost you an additional:


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Compare Car Hire

The MoneyMaxim Car Hire Service allows you to compare cars with and without fair fuel policies. Use the information above to find the best deal for your trip.

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