On collection of your booked vehicle, payment will be required for the excess reduction fee and corresponding security deposit for your chosen liability option; the security deposit forms part of your rental and will be returned in full provided this below rental conditions are not broken. Please note that the balance of the security deposit can take up to 60 days to process back to your authorised credit or debit card.
The rates for excess reduction fees are as follows:
- Standard: Included in the cost of rental – Excess amount: $7,500 – Security deposit required: $7,500
- Liability Option 1: $19 per calendar day – Excess amount: $5,000 – Security deposit required: $5,000
- Liability Option 2: $39 per calendar day – Excess amount: $1,000 – Security deposit required: $2,500
- Outback Package: $20 per calendar day – only available with Liability Option 2.
To help with this excess, we strongly advise you take out travel insurance that covers car hire excess. Please note that travel insurance companies will not pay the excess if you have breached our terms and conditions.