Ace Safe Cover

 Ace Rental Cars Insurance Options

We offer three cover options ranging from Minimum Cover, Ace Excess Reduction and Ace PLUS.  

 Ace nz Insurance options

All our vehicles have Minimum Cover included in the daily rate this is a basic standard cover and we recommend one of the Ace Safe Cover options for peace of mind and a more enjoyable trip knowing you are covered in the event of an accident or any damage occurring while on hire     

Rental Car Cover Options

Minimum Cover

The minimum cover option requires a $750 bond to be held on credit card and there is an excess of  $2,000.00 NZD ($2500 for 2017 Model Vehicles), that will be charged to your credit card in the event of any damage to the vehicle while on hire.

You will be liable for:

  • Tyre & Glass Damage
  • Theft
  • Single & Multi-Vehicle Accidents
  • Third-Party Damage

Ace Safe Cover Options

Ace PLUS

For peace of mind, we recommend ACE PLUS. This option reduces your excess and security bond to $0.

This option includes zero liability for:

  • Tyre & Glass Damage
  • Theft
  • Single & Multi-Vehicle Accidents
  • Third-Party Damage
  • Free Additional drivers

Ace Excess Reduction

Reduce your excess and security bond to $500. This option still requires a hold of $500 to be placed on your credit card and there is an Excess of $500 that will be charged to your credit card in the event of any damage to the vehicle while on hire.

You will be liable for:

  • Tyre & Glass Damage
  • Theft
  • Single & Multi-Vehicle Accidents
  • Third-Party Damage

What does Excess and Bond mean

Excess:

The Excess is the amount that will be charged to your credit card in the event of any damage to the vehicle while on hire. If the cost of the damage is lower than the excess, the difference will be refunded to you once the claim has been processed.

Bond:

The Bond is the amount will be held on your credit card when you pick up your vehicle. Please note: Debit cards cannot be used for the bond.

Pre-authorisation Requirements

Credit Card – A pre-authorisation (Bond) will be taken on the hirer’s credit card which will ‘freeze’ an amount against the customer’s available credit. The amount of the pre-authorisation (Bond) will be equal to the amount of the liability/Bond carried on the vehicle, in-line with the selected Ace Safe Cover option.

This authorisation will be released by the customers issuing bank in accordance with their own terms & conditions, on the conclusion of the rental period. Please note we are unable to accept a debit card for a pre-authorisation.

NOTE: Cash or EFTPOS/Debit payments will NOT be accepted as security against the hire of a vehicle. customers issuing bank in accordance with their own terms & conditions, on conclusion of the rental period.