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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.

A number of 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.

Our table below summarises the position of for those companies who are not restricted to UK residents only.

Our service will look at where you want to hire and where you live - with one exception! If you are looking to hire a car in Armenia, Dominican Republic, Iceland or Jamaica please avoid Worldwide Insure - they have announced that they cannot cover residents of any of these countries or hires within these nations.

So we would suggest you run a comparison through our car hire insurance comparison service selecting your country of residence, we'll then show you insurers who will 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.comUK residents only through our link to the UK site (and ROI on the Republic of Ireland site) In country cover is provided to those residents.£ on UK site € on ROI siteFind out more...
icarhireinsuranceCovers most residents of EEC / EEA countries. In country cover provided to UK, EEC / EEA residents. Can also provide single trip cover to the UK, EU and EEA countries for residents of other countries. £ $ €Find out more...
insurance4carhire.comCovers residents of UK and Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. In country cover is provided to those residents. £ $ €Find out more...
QuestorCovers residents of United Kingdom (including England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man), Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden. £ $ € Aus$Find out more...
Worldwide InsureCovers residents of most countries. Deluxe policies include cover for rentals in home country. Does not cover hires in Armenia, Dominican Republic, Iceland or Jamaica. £Find out more...

The car hire insurance policies offered through our site are bought by residents of most countries worldwide when visiting Europe or almost any country worldwide (the main exceptions are those countries subject to UN sanctions such as Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan etc).

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 27/07/2020

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