Ace Safe Cover

 Ace Rental Cars Insurance Options

Ace Safe Cover rental car options image 

We offer three cover options ranging from Ace PLUS, Ace Standard and Ace Basic.  

 Car hire Cover breakdown     

Minimum Cover

All our vehicles have Minimum Cover included in the daily rate this requires a $750 bond to be held on credit card and there is an excess's from $1,750 for the Super Saver category, $2,000 for the Value category and $2500 for the Regular/Premium category, 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 - ZERO Excess & $0 Bond

Car hire Ace plus Cover breakdown

 

For peace of mind, we recommend ACE PLUS. This option includes ACE ZERO which reduces your Excess to $0, Ace PLUS cover reduces your security bond to $0.

This option includes:

  • Ace ZERO - reduces your Excess to $0
  • Reduces your Bond to $0
  • Tyre & Glass Damage
  • Premium Roadside Assistance
  • Theft
  • Single & Multi-Vehicle Accidents
  • Third-Party Damage
  • Free Additional drivers

Ace Standard Cover - Excess Reduction & $0 Bond

Nz Ace std Cover breakdown

Reduce your security bond to $0, and there are Excess of from $1,000 for the Super Saver category, $1,200 for the Value category and $1,500 for the Regular/Premium category that will be charged to your credit card in the event of any damage to the vehicle while on hire.

This option includes:

  • Reduces your Bond to $0
  • Tyre & Glass Damage

Reduced Excess

  • $1,750 reduced to $1,000 for the Super Saver Vehicles 
  • $2,000 reduced to 1,200 for the Value Vehicles
  • $2,500 reduced to $1,500 for the Premium Vehicles

You will be liable for:

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

Ace Basic Cover - Excess Reduction

Nz Ace basic Cover breakdown

This option still requires a hold of $750 to be placed on your credit card and there is an Excess of from $1,000 for the Super Saver category, $1,200 for the Value category and $1,500 for the Regular/Premium category that will be charged to your credit card in the event of any damage to the vehicle while on hire.

This option includes:

  • Reduced Excess
    • $1,750 reduced to $1,000 for the Super Saver Vehicles 
    • $2,000 reduced to 1,200 for the Value Vehicles
    • $2,500 reduced to $1,500 for the Premium Vehicles

You will be liable for:

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

How to create your cover on our website

NZ Rental car cover how to

Step 1: use the "Select" button to choose the base bundle. 

Step 2: Click the squares to add additional items to the bundle.

Step 3: All Done the cover is now added to your Quote.  

 

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.