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What insurance policies do Alamo offer?

We explain the cover offered by Alamo's policies, both mandatory and optional. Find out what is covered and what you have to pay extra for, discover ways of finding cheaper alternatives.

Alamo offer the following policies in the UK to protect renters, but they do vary from country to country. Find out more on the Alamo website.

Collision Damage Waiver & Theft Waiver limits the customer's financial responsibility for loss, damage or theft of the rental vehicle. The maximum excess will vary depending on the size and type of vehicle you are renting so refer to the website or ask when booking what excess applies. If you want to reduce or remove your excess responsibility ask the Alamo team about their additional products that are detailed below.

Excess Protection reduces the amount of excess you are liable for to a lower level, typically between £100 and £250. This normally costs around £20 per day in the UK.

Roadside Protection or Assistance Plus: This is protection for flat tyres, glass repair, keys locked in cars and other similar incidents that may occur on the roadside. This costs from around £12 per day. This product does not exempt you from charges should the damage be as a result of renter error.

Extended Protection: This may be required for hires in the Americas. It provides third party cover up to $1 million. There is also an uninsured motorist benefit.

All-inclusive rates in the US and Canada typically include CDW and Liability cover up to a single limit of $1million for claims against the renter.

Personal Accident Insurance/Personal Effects Coverage available with US rentals.

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If you have any queries do contact a member of the MoneyMaxim car hire insurance team.

This content was last reviewed on 11/09/2023

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