From the monthly archives: June 2012

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6/5/2012 1:37 AM

Should You Take Car Rental Insurance?

Have you ever been standing at the car rental desk when the clerk asks, ‘would you like to add insurance to your rental vehicle today?’  And you wonder…. "Does my auto policy cover the rental?  Does the credit card I’m using to pay for the car cover it?  Or should I buy the rental company's insurance?" Unfortunately, I don’t have a quick answer for you…rental car coverage can be trickier than anybody would like it to be.  What you decide to do depends on several things: First, your auto policy most likely extends coverage to rented vehicles.  HOWEVER, that will not always be true!  It depends on where and how you use the rented vehicle. For example, if you're doing business while away, your personal auto policy may NOT cover you or the rented car. And, you may travel to a country or territory that's excluded by your policy. Plus, only coverage you've purchased for yourself extends to the rental car. Rental car companies have little tricks ...

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