Collision Damage Waiver

Cover from just £2.31 a day

Looks like you’re thinking of renting a car. But sensibly you’re shopping around to see if you can get a good deal on insurance for it. Wise move.

Obviously, just about every car rental agreement includes a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) policy as part of the price. CDW is simple – it insures you against damage incurred in collisions. But did you know there are often limits on what sort of collisions are covered? And that other types of mishaps are often not covered at all?

What’s more, as with most insurance policies, there is still an excess to pay should you need to use the CDW policy.

What is often hidden way down in the small print is this: the excess chargeable on rental car CDW policies is usually in the region of £500, and we’ve seen excess charges of over £1,500 – that’s the price of another holiday!

So it makes sense to check – as you’re doing – that you’re getting the best deal available, instead of just taking the insurance the car hire company offers.

And that’s where we come in – because at Protect Your Bubble we can offer you Car Hire Excess Insurance that could save you up to 60% on the excess insurance offered by the hire company.

From  just £2.31 a day or £38.03 a year, our ‘Gold’ policy covers the excess your rental car company will charge you on your CDW policy. It will also cover you for a range of features that a common CDW policy won’t, such as fire, theft, or vandalism, and damage to items such as tyres, windscreens and the under-body of the car – and even towing charges.

And if you take out our Platinum cover, starting at £3.02 a day or £42.48 a year, you’ll also be covered for a range of extra features, such as personal accident cover, baggage, keys, trip curtailment, drop off charges, locked out cover, near home rental, misfuelling and even car-jacking cover.

Up to six drivers can be covered under one policy (as long as you're travelling in the same car) and there are optional add-ons such as extended rental cover, dual lead driver cover (allows two persons named on the certificate to rent vehicles independently) and Supplementary Liability Cover, which extends any locally provided mandatory liability cover to a maximum US$1,000,000.

Have peace of mind while you travel. Start a quote today with us to protect your trip with Car Hire Insurance from Protect your bubble.

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The insurance is underwritten by White Horse Insurance (Ireland) Limited through a facility operated and managed by Strategic Insurance Services Limited (master policy number C00147/11/00) an insurance intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference number 307133). White Horse Insurance Ireland Limited is regulated in the Republic of Ireland by the Central Bank of Ireland.

The policy is administered by Questor Insurance Services Limited (an independent insurance intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Firm Ref: 466942) on behalf of Protect your bubble. Claims are handled in the UK by White Horse Administration Services Ltd on behalf of the Insurer. The procedure for claiming is included within the policy.

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