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Basic Insurance

Thrifty vehicles come with basic third party insurance cover.

Standard protection

All of our rental vehicles come with basic insurance cover. This means the hirer and authorised driver are indemnified for damage caused to the vehicle and third party property. In the event of any damage, including that to the windscreen or tyres, an Accident Damage Excess (ADE) applies.

You can reduce your liability by purchasing either Accident Excess Reduction or Total Protection Package insurance cover. With a small fee any nasty surprises on the road (including other drivers at fault) will not have nasty consequences on your wallet.

The ADE for vehicle classes ECAR to FCAR is $3,450 and the ADE for vehicle classes IFAR to UFMR is $4,025. You will be fully liable for any damage to the vehicle and any third party property if the terms and conditions of the rental agreement are breached.