Sees Savings Put Worries of Drivers to Rest

Tourists can slash costly supplementary car hire insurance prices thanks to low-priced excess cover from original online insurance company

Online PR News – 23-September-2009 – – 04 September 2009 – Tourists and holidaymakers who carry on feeling angry about pricey excess costs on car hire insurance policies ruining their holidays can ease their financial worries thanks to This specialist insurance website has helped thousands of customers since its launch in April 2009 and they have achieved cheap insurance cover on excess charges, thus eliminating the worry and fear of damage or theft occurring whenever the rent a vehicle.

Hiring a car abroad where the driver does not speak the native language can be a daunting process, and many people are later stung by hidden costs and additional charges which were not laid out at the time of rental. The policies given contain very dear excess charges in the event that the driver is involved in a minor accident or has their hire car stolen.

Http:// aids tourists with saving money and also enjoying greater peace of mind by providing cover against excess charges from as little as £4.50 per day. Cover periods start at 1 day and extend to widespread annual policies which present the hirer with total security for a whole year’s rentals.

Policies presented by cover the named driver for excess charges on all damages caused to the vehicle in the specified hire period, and a full list is available to you before booking. Policies cover cars borrowed from any position and policies cover the chief driver plus any additional people named in the rental agreement.

As managing director Gareth Robinson puts it “Countless customers return to us with positive feedback about their experiences with us but that they were left unhappy by disciplinary charges on car hire excess. We want to aid travellers with enjoying as smooth a car hire experience as is possible and this stretches to not paying unreasonable prices for something which probably wasn’t their fault. We’ve witnessed steady increases in the amount of people taking-up of our policies since starting them earlier this year.”

The website was presented to the market by award-winning and The Independent newspaper’s Best 50 Travel Websites-listed and it joins the rental site in aiding tourists with saving money, time and hassle they don’t need when travelling.

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Http:// was launched in February 2003 and grew to become one of the UK's leading online car hire companies by 2006.

In 2007 the company re-launched its site to create the first major online price comparator in the travel industry. Using the latest technology the site now searches up to 35 different car hire websites, providing an impartial comparison of the best prices available in over 9,000 locations.

Websites searched include Alamo, Budget, EasyCar, Ebookers, Hertz, Holiday Autos, Opodo, Sixt and Thrifty, with the site quickly comparing prices and allowing customers to refine their search by car type.

The site also features over 5,000 pages of travel information in a mini-guide format.

In 2008 was voted Best Car Hire Website in the Travolution Awards. To book or for further information visit