The UK media has been awash with stories surrounding car hire companies that have been charging up to £2,200 in excess charges. Budget car hire in Faro, Portugal was top of the list with this outrageous excess fee.
Further to this, studies revealed that only one in three car hirers bother to check for damages before driving the car.
As a result, carhireexcess has looked into the main ways customers can avoid falling victim to the car hire excess scam.
Carhireexcess found that among the care hire firm’s top tricks, they hand out complicated damage diagrams that confuse customers and make the damage identification process extra difficult.
Carhireexcess has attained an example of one of these diagrams and talked through customers regarding how to use it.
It’s no doubt that at this time, holidaymakers need to be aware of the type of scams that rental companies use to make people fork out thousands in excess charges.
This guide is a must read for anybody embarking on a trip this summer, wherever they are headed.
You can find the full guide here: https://carhireexcess.insure/avoiding-car-hire-excess-scams/