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Andrew Daniel

Andrew leads our Operational Team and is our expert when it comes to all the ins and outs of car hire excess insurance.

Leading rental firm 121carhire.com recommend third parties for car hire insurance

Top money saving tip from 121carhire.com is to shop around for your car hire excess insurance rather than buy from the car hire company on collection.

In a recent press release, car rental firm 121carchire.com gave some top tips to save customers money and ensure a stress free trip when booking car hire.

Top of the list was car hire excess insurance, 121carhire.com say:

"All car hire companies offer excess insurance policies at collection, but these are often more expensive than when booking in advance with a third party. Collision damage waiver cover can be obtained easily online prior to a trip and in many cases will save you money before you even leave.”

MoneyMaxim allow you to compare car hire excess insurance from 11 insurers to choose the best car hire excess policy for you, many with exclusive MoneyMaxim deals making it cheaper to book through us than deal direct.

121carhire.com also recommended you:

  • ensure car checks have been properly carried out with any minor scrapes, chips and damage recorded before you accept the vehicle
  • make sure you read and take all the correct documentation and credit card with you when you collect the car
  • be aware of the fuel policy used by the hire company and work within it
  • be aware of any locally chargeable costs including items like child car seats and sat nav.

So who are 121carhire.com? Established over 5 years ago, they offer car hire in 15,000 locations over 115 countries our review of them is here. You'll often find them competing for your business amongst the up to 50 car hire companies on the MoneyMaxim car hire comparison service.