Insurance

Whether a small company using an outside insurance company or a large self insured rental company, the fleet insurance channel provides the latest news and insight into Loss Damage Waivers (LDW), Supplemental Loss Insurance (SLI) and Collision Damage Waivers (CDW).


Why Not Sell an Annual Travel Policy?

A private-label annual travel policy sold by car rental companies could eliminate arguments at the counter about credit cards, prepaid travel sites and the customer’s insurance.

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CarSharing Association Publishes Liability Insurance Guideline

The CarSharing Association has released a draft liability insurance guide for U.S. car-sharing operators in order to better protect consumers of car-sharing services.

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Enterprise Highlights Importance of Rental Reimbursement

With a humorous YouTube video, Enterprise Rent-A-Car reinforces the benefits of rental reimbursement, an inexpensive auto insurance add-on that covers the cost of using a rental car while a vehicle is in the shop.

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Lancer Insurance Named to Ward’s Top 50 Performers for Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Lancer Insurance Co. has been named to Ward’s Top 50 performing companies in the U.S. property casualty insurance industry.

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Insurance Consultants International Unveils Mexico Fleet Rental Program

The international insurance agency launched a new program to provide insurance policies with legal and roadside assistance, uninsured motorist coverage, and partial theft and vandalism coverage.

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Moneymaxim.co.uk Enhances Products for Summer Season

In preparation for a busy season, the car rental insurance comparison search engine announced additional products and coverage available for customers.

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Two Men Jailed for Stealing Catalytic Converters from Hertz UK Rental Vans

Alan Beck, 18, and Steven Eccles, 20, were sentenced to 13 months in jail for smashing into Hertz UK vans in England to steal more than $25,000 worth of catalytic converters.

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Car Rental Q&A: How Can I Lower My Vehicle Liability Insurance Premium?

Q: The automobile liability insurance premium for my rental cars is costly. It is our location’s biggest expense after my employee costs. Some of my associates in other states pay much less per car, per month than I do. What can I do to minimize this expense?

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Navigating Credit Cards and Car Rental Coverage

Who should buy a loss damage waiver from a car rental company, and is it covered by your customer’s credit card?

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What Types of Damage Are Recoverable in Car Rental?

Whether it’s damage to your rental car from a fallen tree, vandalism or mice chewing wires, some damage responsibility can be passed to the consumer by contract — but know your state’s statutory limitations.

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