Insurance requirements for vehicle rentals often change from country to country and because of this is why Auto Europe highly recommends learning as much as possible about what insurances are required in the country you are visiting before you travel. Below you will find in detail what is insurance is required for rentals commencing in Belgium and what other options are available to you. However please remember the insurance guidelines of where you pick up your car rental will be in effect for the entire duration and specific details regarding the insurance on your car rental will print the terms and conditions area of your rental voucher.
Third party liability and fire insurance are required on all rentals taking place in Belgium and are included on all of Auto Europeís basic rental rates. Third party liability will provide coverage to people and property that are outside of the rental vehicle that may incur damage because of the rental vehicle. The amount of coverage can range from $1 million euros up to an unlimited amount depending on the supplier. Fire insurance will provide coverage of the rental vehicle in the event it is damaged due to a fire of any kind and will usually cover an unlimited amount.
There are a few optional forms of insurance coverage available to rentals commencing in Belgium. Collision damage waiver (CDW) and theft protection are optional and will be included in our inclusive rental rates in Belgium at an advanced purchase discount. CDW is available for purchase locally for about $45-$75 CAD per day depending on the rental supplier and the vehicle category you are renting. Theft is also available locally and most always has be purchase in conjunction with CDW; the cost for theft can range from $9 to $20 CAD per day and again is also dependant on the vehicle category and local rental supplier.
Auto Europe would like to make sure that you are fully aware of any restrictions that may apply to your car rental. If you are intending to rent a luxury vehicle, large van or automatic there may be travel restrictions due to insurance regulations on those particular categories. Due to our excellent relationship with our car rental suppliers has allowed for us to create a special program that will allow travel into Eastern European countries. Additional surcharges may apply for rentals being taken into Eastern Europe and not all vehicle categories may be permitted. At this time we would like to ask for you to take a moment and make sure the vehicle you intend to rent will be suitable for your travel needs.
The following list of countries cannot be traveled into without advanced approval and notice to Auto Europe: Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria etc) Albania, Bosnia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and the Ukraine.
Note: If you have plans to travel into any of the countries above please advise Auto Europe as travel into most of these countries can possibly be arrange with advanced notice. Additional surcharges may apply to some rentals being taken into Eastern Europe.
International one-ways are available through Auto Europe and will incur additional surcharges. Domestic one-was are also offered and are generally free of charge. Minimum rental lengths may apply and not all vehicles are allowed on one-ways.