What do our car rental rates include?

U.S. Rent A Car only ever offers Fully Inclusive car hire rates in the USA. There are no additional insurances that you need to purchase locally.

Silver Rates (inclusive)

  • Unlimited Mileage.
  • Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) which is a combination insurance of both Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Waiver. As long as you adhere to the rental policy of the supplier you will not be held responsible for the cost of replacement or repair to your hire vehicle.
  • Uninsured Motorist Protection (UMP) up to $1m Liability Cover. Offers an Uninsured/Underinsured/Hit-and-Run Motorist Protection (UMP) that provides the renter and family members travelling together in the rented vehicle with up to $1,000,000 of non-stacked coverage for bodily injury sustained while driving the rental car, and caused by another driver who has no insurance, minimal insurance, or is a hit-and-run driver.
  • Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI) up to $1m Liability Cover. All drivers included on the rental agreement will not be held liable for third party claims for bodily injury or property damage resulting from an accident.
  • Basic Roadside Assistance
  • All Taxes and Airport Fees.

 

All our suppliers include 1 additional driver free of charge when collecting in California.

 

If our Gold Rate is purchased in addition to the Silver rate inclusions your first tank of petrol will be included (excluding All Alamo Manhattan Locations and San Francisco downtown locations) and extend the insurance to accommodate additional drivers.

  • Alamo Rent A Car Gold covers up to 3 additional drivers over 25. (Alamo Gold only available for rentals of 4 days or more)
  • Budget Rent A Car Gold covers all additional drivers over 25.
  • Dollar Rent A Car Gold covers all additional drivers over 25. (Dollar Gold only available on rentals for 4 days or more)
  • National Car Rental Gold Gold covers up to 3 additional drivers over 25. (National Gold only available for rentals of 4 days or more)
  • Thrifty Rent A Car  Gold covers all additional drivers over 25 (Thrifty Gold only includes fuel when rental is for 4 days or more)
  • Sixt Rent A Car  Gold covers all additional drivers over 25

 

If our Platinum Rate is purchased (where available) in addition to the Silver and Gold rate features you will also be covered for the following.

Reimbursement for any physical loss or damage to the Rental Vehicle for which You are responsible under the terms of the Vehicle Rental Agreement, including: (Total section limit: GBP 2,000.00)

  • Physical damage to windscreens, tyres, and undercarriage.
  • Towing costs relating to the loss or damage.

If unintentionally locked out of the Rental Vehicle.

  • Our supplier will pay up to GBP 100.00 to open the Rental Vehicle.

Pay to replace a lost or stolen Rental Vehicle key, including replacement locks and locksmith.

  • charges up to a maximum of GBP 300.00 for each and every claim.

Please note that the additional Platinum insurance is exclusive to usrentacar.co.uk and is not provided directly with the supplier but through our third part insurers, for more details please see our terms.

 

 

Young Drivers Packages;

If our Young Drivers Package is selected (where available) in addition to the Silver and Gold rate features (amount of drivers differs) you will also be covered for the following.

Alamo Rent A Car includes no under 25 surcharge for 3 young drivers (21-24).

National Car Rental includes no under 25 surcharge for 3 young drivers (21-24)

Sixt Car Rental includes no under 25 surcharge for all young drivers (21-24)

If our Young Drivers Package Plus is selected (where available) in addition to the Young Drivers Package features you will also be covered for the following.

Reimbursement for any physical loss or damage to the Rental Vehicle for which You are responsible under the terms of the Vehicle Rental Agreement, including: (Total section limit: GBP 2,000.00)

Physical damage to windscreens, tyres, and undercarriage.

Towing costs relating to the loss or damage.

If unintentionally locked out of the Rental Vehicle Our supplier will pay up to GBP 100.00 to open the Rental Vehicle.

Pay to replace a lost or stolen Rental Vehicle key, including replacement locks and locksmith. charges up to a maximum of GBP 300.00 for each and every claim.

Please note that the additional insurance covered in our Young Drivers Package Plus is exclusive to usrentacar.co.uk and is not provided directly with the supplier but through our third part insurers, for more details please see our terms.

 

 

What's NOT included?

Customer Facility Charge From 1 st October 2010 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport a CFC (Customer Facility Charge) will apply to rentals collecting from Chicago O'Hare. The charge of $8.00 per day plus tax will be charged locally upon collection of your vehicle. This charge has been implemented by Chicago O'Hare International Airport NOT by the car rental companies.

Your rental will include full insurance as stated above. Our suppliers may offer you 'Optional' extras upon collection of your vehicle. You are under NO OBLIGATION to purchase them.

These extras may include the following;

Advanced RoadSafe/Roadside Assistance. Your rental will include basic road side assistance. An emergency number will be located upon the rental agreement collected from the supplier for you to call in the event of mechanical difficulties. Although your rental will include a basic roadside assistance service you may be offered to upgrade this to a more comprehensive/time sensitive or Premium service. This is NOT compulsory, you do not have to accept this. Prices vary from supplier to supplier and will be advised upon collection of the vehicle.

Personal Accident Insurance/Effects Insurance. Your personal belongings are not covered by the car insurance in the event of loss or damage. Our suppliers may offer you insurance cover for this however this is 'Optional' and you are under NO OBLIGATION to accept this. Please check with your travel insurance company before you travel as standard travel insurance will usually cover your personal effects.

Upgrades. Upon collection of your vehicle some suppliers may run special offers or offer you to upgrade your vehicle. This is an 'Optional' extra that you do NOT have to accept. If you are happy with the vehicle you have booked just decline any offers. If you choose to upgrade from your pre-booked vehicle the local upgrades will be charged by the supplier on top of the price you have paid us at the prevailing rate determined by the supplier, these charges are usually at a per day cost.
The Budget Rent A Car upgrade offer shown on www.usrentacar.co.uk is subject to local availability at all times. The upgrade is voucher based and is not guaranteed.

Fuel. If you have purchased the Silver (inclusive) rate then you will be obliged to pay for the first tank of fuel at a cost managed by the supplier. Fuel options can vary from supplier to supplier so please check the fuel conditions when you collect the car.

Toll Charges. Our supplier usually offers a Toll Pass facility which you can rent for the duration of your hire. The system will electronically bill toll charges to your credit card used to collect the vehicle should you opt to use the service. Click here for more details - Toll charges USA

Local Taxes. If you choose to purchase any items listed above, or otherwise, from the supplier upon collection of your vehicle please remember that purchases will be subject to local taxes. Please check the total price with the supplier upon purchase.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST CHECK YOUR RENTAL AGREEMENT BEFORE SIGNING IT. PLEASE QUERY ANY ITEMS ON THE AGREEMENT YOU ARE NOT SURE ABOUT. ONCE YOU SIGN THE RENTAL AGREEMENT YOU WILL BE AGREEING TO THE SUPPLIERS TERMS AND YOUR CONTRACT WILL THEN BE WITH THE RESPECTIVE SUPPLIER. OUR SUPPLIERS WILL NOT REFUND CUSTOMERS FOR ANY EXTRAS SIGNED FOR LOCALLY.

A full list of our terms can be found here www.usrentacar.co.uk/terms.aspx