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 the Netherlands and what other options may be available to you locally at the rental counter. 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. If you have any questions please contact our friendly staff by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us toll free at 1 888 223 5555.
In the Netherlands car rentals are required to have fire insurance and third party liability insurance coverage. Here at Auto Europe we include both forms of insurance on all basic rental rates in the Netherlands. Fire insurance provides an unlimited amount of coverage in the event the rental vehicle is damage because of a fire. Third party liability provides $2,000,000 CAD up to $6,000,000 CAD worth of coverage to people and property outside the rental vehicle that may be damaged or injured because of the rental vehicle.
In the Netherlands collision damage waiver and theft protection are option on car rentals. Auto Europe gives you the option to purchase these insurances ahead of time at an advance purchase discount by offering them on all inclusive rental rates in the Netherlands. CDW is available locally for approximately $24 to $40 CAD per day depending on what category you are renting. Theft is also offered locally and can cost about $8 to $35 CAD per day and can usually only be purchased in conjunction with CDW. CDW and theft will almost always have a deductible that you are responsible for in the event anything happens to the rental vehicle, in the Netherlands the amount of the deductible can range from $850 up to $2,100 CAD. Super CDW is an optional insurance that is usually offered locally to help reduce the amount of the deductible. The cost of super CDW in the Netherlands can range from $11 CAD per day up to $20 CAD per day and is available with select suppliers only. Personal accident insurance (PAI) is another optional form of insurance that may be offered by the rental company locally. PAI provides death and disability coverage to the driver and passengers of the rental vehicle and costs about $8 to $12 CAD per day. In the event you decide to decline the CDW and theft in order to take advantage of coverage provided by your credit card Auto Europe strongly recommends contacting the card issuer to learn the details of your coverage.
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.
Rentals originating in the Netherlands are prohibited from traveling into the following countries without advanced approval from 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: With advanced notice Auto Europe can possibly arrange travel into most or all of the countries listed above with specific vehicle categories. Additional fees may apply
International one-way rentals are available from the Netherlands for an additional fee. Domestic one-ways are also offered with most being free of charge. Not all vehicles are allowed and minimum rental lengths may apply.