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Understanding all of your options when it comes to insurance, liability and security bonds when hiring a campervan in Australia is important.  This page is a summary of each Campervan Companies Liability (deductible) and options to reduce it.

Standard Liability

Standard Liability is the amount you will be liable to pay in the event of an accident or damage to the vehicle, regardless of who is at fault. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental. If no reduction option is taken the full amount is charged on pickup of vehicle (Bond)

Liability Reduction Options

The good news is that you can reduce your risk by doing one of the following:

  • Opting for the Stress Free Package at any time prior to pickup. This package has the lowest level of liability and is great value with various bonus items such as baby seats, chairs, tables etc
  • At the time of pick up by choosing one of the Liability Reduction Options (LRO) 

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Liability Option Cost per day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $5,000 $0
LRO 1 $25 $2,500 $0
LRO 2 $40 $0 $0
Stress Free Package $52 $0 $0

Standard Liability:

 Regardless of who is at fault, all damage up to the limit of the liability amount is the renters responsibility. This includes any tyre, windscreen or headlight damage (but not side or rear glass damage) and any other internal or external damage not attributable to fair wear and tear, such as returning the vehicle in an abnormally dirty condition (including hair, odour and other evidence of animals).

LRO1/LRO2:

Includes Liability and Bond reduction to amounts specified above and covers for tyre/windscreen buyout.

Stress Free Package: (Max - Peace of Mind cover)

Includes LRO2, Personal Kits, Baby/Child Seats, GPS, Table, Chairs and Iron

Unsealed Roads:

Regardless of fault, if there is an accident, damage or loss on an unsealed road , the hirers liability will be up to a maximum of AU$9,900. Even If you reduce your standard liability to $0, the maximum of $9900 will remain for loss/damage/accidents on unsealed roads.

Overhead Damage:

Regardless of fault, the renter remains liable up to a maximum of AU$9,900 whether the overhead damage is incurred on a sealed, or an unsealed road.


Liability Option Cost per DayLiability FeeBond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $7,500 $7,500
 LRO  $19 $5,000 $5,000
LRO2   $39 $2,500 $2,500
Stress Free  $59 $2,500 $2,500

 

Stress Free Includes - The Outback Package (reduces liability for towing and recovery from $7,500 to $0), Satellite Navigation (Only included with the Puma), up to 4 additional listed drivers free of charge & free windscreen cover
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Standard Liabilty

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle, including single vehicle accident, windscreen and tyre damage, towing and recovery costs, theft, fire, break-in or vandalism (does not include Single vehicle rollover). This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO & LRO2

Will reduce your liability to the amounts shown above.  

 


Liability Option VehicleCost per DayLiability FeeBond Payable
Standard Liability HiTop & Voyager Included in Rental $5,000 $5,000
  All other 2WD  Included in Rental $7,500 $7,500
  4WD Campervan Included in Rental $8,000 $8,000
 LRO 2WD Campervan $45 (max $2,250) $0 $0 (imprint taken)
  4WD Campervan $49 (max $2,450) $500 $500
Stress Free Package   2WD Campervan $55 (max $2,750) $0 $0 (imprint taken)
  4WD Campervan $59 (max $2,950) $500 $500

Standard Liabilty

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle, including single vehicle accident, windscreen and tyre damage, towing and recovery costs, theft, fire, break-in or vandalism (does not include Single vehicle rollover). This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.  This cover includes unlimited tyre and windscreen cover for accidental damage. 

Stress Free Package (Inclusive Pack)

The Stress Free Package includes LRO & bonus items such as the single vehicle rollover cover, Wifi, linen exchange, baby seats, portable heater, additional drivers fee,  picnic table and chairs.  Must add this prior to pickup.

4WD MaxCover

The 4WD Max Cover Option is a one off fee of AU$199 per hire (subject to change) and is only available when the Liability Reduction Option or the Stress Free Package has been purchased.  This covers for accidental damage to the overhead and under-body sections of the 4WD vehicle, unlimited kilometers and towing and vehicle recovery costs from 4WD roads where permission from Britz is required to travel in advance (see road restrictions section for a list of these roads).  If you require towing and vehicle recovery from a road listed within this section and you have not taken out this cover you will be responsible for up to AU$8,000  irrespective of if the Liability Reduction Cover Option or Stress Free Package has been purchased. This can be added at branch. Max Cover reduces Bond & Excess to $0 as per Britz T&Cs.

Express Return Pack

The purchase of this pack allows the gas bottle and fuel tank to be returned empty, includes toilet and waste water emptying service (Cairns, Sydney and Melbourne only)  and express key return. This is only available when the Liability Reduction Option or the Stress Free Package has been purchased.  The charge for this is $150 for Hi-top and Voyager and $250 for all other 2wd vehicles and $200 for 4wd . (subject to change) This can be added at branch.


Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $500 $500
Tyre & Windscreen Cover $100 Per Rental    

 Standard Liabilty

Camperman ONLY offer a Standard Liability and there are no options to reduce the above amounts. All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle. (exclusions apply see terms & conditions)

Single Vehicle Accident

A vehicle being involved in a ‘Single Vehicle accident’ will incur upon THE HIRER additional liability of AU$250.00. i.e. if a client runs into a Kangaroo or a cow or a parked car, or an awning of a building etc. these are examples of a single vehicle accidents.

Tyre & Windscreen Cover:

Tyre damage, flat tyres or spiked tyres are at the cost of the renter.  The renter will be responsible for tyre damage and windscreen damage up to $500.00 unless extra cover is taken.  Please add this prior to pickup with our reservations team.

 


Liability Option Cost per day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $5,000 $5,000
LRO $45 $0 $0
Stress Free Package $55 $0 $0

Standard Liability:

Cruisin Motorhomes rental charge includes a Standard Liability of $5000. A security deposit of $5000 will be collected at the time of entering into the Rental Contract. Payment of this security deposit is only accepted by credit card. The $5000 will be debited to the credit card account. An administration fee equal to the merchant surcharge applies.  All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle.  This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.  Please note an administration fee of $75 will be charged per claim.

Stress Free Package: (Hassle Free Pack)

This Package includes LRO2 excess reduction and extras such as Tyre and Windscreen cover, Single Vehicle Rollover, GPS, pre-purchase gas, outdoor table & chairs, and baby or booster seat (if required).  This needs to be added before arrival at branch.

Tyre & Windscreen Cover:

A $90 once off fee covers the renter for any accidental damage to the windscreen and tyres. This is an additional cover and can be purchased with standard liability or any reduction options. Windscreen refers to all glass on the vehicle. Please add this prior to pickup with our reservations team. (Included in Stress Free)

 


Liability Option Cost per day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $5,000 $5,000
LRO $45 $0 $0
Stress Free Package $55 $0 $0

Standard Liability:

Go Cheap Motorhomes rental charge includes a Standard Liability of $5000. A security deposit of $5000 will be collected at the time of entering into the Rental Contract. Payment of this security deposit is only accepted by credit card. The $5000 will be debited to the credit card account. An administration fee equal to the merchant surcharge applies.  All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle.  This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.  Please note an administration fee of $75 will be charged per claim.

Stress Free Package: (Hassle Free Pack)

This Package includes LRO2 excess reduction and extras such as Tyre and Windscreen cover, Single Vehicle Rollover, GPS, pre-purchase gas, outdoor table & chairs, and baby or booster seat (if required).  This needs to be added before arrival at branch.

Tyre & Windscreen Cover:

A $90 once off fee covers the renter for any accidental damage to the windscreen and tyres. This is an additional cover and can be purchased with standard liability or any reduction options. Windscreen refers to all glass on the vehicle. Please add this prior to pickup with our reservations team. (Included in Stress Free)

 

 


Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $7,500 $7,500
LRO $45 (max $2,250) $0 $0 (imprint taken)
Stress Free Package $55 (max $2,750) $0 $0 (imprint taken)

Standard Liabilty

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle, including single vehicle accident, windscreen and tyre damage, towing and recovery costs, theft, fire, break-in or vandalism (does not include Single vehicle rollover). This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO:

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.  This cover includes unlimited tyre and windscreen cover for accidental damage. 

Stress Free Package (Inclusive Pack)

The Stress Free Package includes LRO & bonus items such as the single vehicle rollover cover, Wifi, linen exchange, baby seats, portable heater, additional drivers fee,  picnic table and chairs. Must add this prior to pickup.

Tyre and Windscreen Damage Cover:

The hirer is responsible for the first $7500.00 of the cost of damaged windscreen & tyres. Where a NIL liability is present unlimited windscreen and tyres will be covered for accidental damage.

Express Return Pack

The purchase of this pack allows the gas bottle and fuel tank to be returned empty, includes toilet and waste water emptying service (Cairns and Melbourne only)  and express key return. This is only available when the Liability Reduction Option or the Stress Free Package has been purchased.  The charge for this is $150 - $250  (subject to change) This can be added at branch.


Casa 6 berth only

Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $5,000 $5,000
LRO 1 $40 $0 $0 (imprint taken)
Stress Free Package $55 $0 $0 (imprint taken)

All other Vehicles

Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $3,000 $3,000
LRO 1 $20 $1,500 $1,500
Stress Free Package $30 $0 $0 (imprint taken)
Stress Free Package
(El Cheapo) 
$25 $0 $0 (imprint taken)

Standard Liability:

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle. (exclusions apply see terms & conditions)

LRO: 

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.

Stress Free Package:

Lowers your Excess and Bond to $0 as well as including cover for Windscreen and Tyre damage, 1 free additional driver, and reduces liability for single vehicle accident. ***need to get clarification on this***

Single Vehicle Rollover:

Where the Vehicle is involved in a single vehicle roll over or the roof of the Vehicle is damaged as a result of any single vehicle incident or accident the Hirer is liable for costs of up to $5000.


Bookings From 10th July 2017

You have a choice of Standard Excess (Bronze), Liability Reduction 1(Silver) or Stress Free Package (Platinum). Excess Reduction is additional to all prices quoted.

 Hitop Campervans           All other MotorhomesBond/Excess Extra Inclusions
Standard (Bronze) Included in Rental Included in Rental $6,000 n/a
Liability 1 (Silver) $26/day (max $1,300) $30/day (max $1,500) $2,000 GPS
Stress Free Pack (Platinum) $45/day (max $2,250) $65/day (max $3,250) $250 GPS, Gas Refill,Max of 1 windscreen & 2 tyres,Bike Rack, Toll Pass

IMPORTANT NOTE: No Liability Reduction Option covers overhead, underbody or water damage.  All drivers must be between the ages of 21 and 80 years, and must hold a full driver’s licence. 

Bookings up to 9th July 2017

All letsgo optional excess reduction is done at the branch on pickup - below details are for your information only

 Hitop Campervan           All other modelsBond/Excess (25-75yrs)Bond/Excess (21-24yrs)Windscreen & Tyre Protection
Standard Included in Rental $Included in Rental $6,000 $7,000 Not Included
Collision Damage Waiver $19/day (max $1,250) $26/day (max $1,250) $2,000 $3,000 Not Included
Maximum Protection Pack $25/day (max $1,800) $45/day (max $1,800) $450 Not Available Max of 1 windscreen & 2 tyres

Standard Liabilty

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle, including single vehicle accident, windscreen and tyre damage, towing and recovery costs, theft, fire, break-in or vandalism (does not include Single vehicle rollover). This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

Collision Damage Waiver

Payable at the branch when you pick up this reduces liability in the event of an accident to $2,000 - ($3,000 21-24 yrs) Does not cover windscreen or tyre damage

Maximum Protection Pack (Inclusive Pack)

Payable at the branch when you pick up the Maximum Protection Pack includes Collision Damage Waiver &Reduces liability in the event of an accident to $450.00 Includes 1 Windscreen & 2 Tyres replacements (nil excess).


Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $2,500 $2,500
LRO 1 $15 $1,500 $1,500
Stress Free Package $25 $0 $0 (imprint taken)

Standard Liability:

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle. (exclusions apply see terms & conditions)  

The hirer is fully liable for any and all damages or costs when The hirer is involved in a single vehicle rollover. This includes, but is not limited to, a vehicle that has rolled, tipped, or fallen over on its side. This full liability also applies to driving on unsealed or gravel roads.

LRO: 

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.

Stress Free Package: (Sure thing)

Includes Liability & Bond reduction to $0, one complete windscreen and multiple chips, multiple tyre replacement, Picnic chairs and table.


 
Liability Option Vehicle Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Highball, Jackpot & Double Down Included in Rental $3,500 $3,500
  All other Campervans Included in Rental $5,000 $5,000
LRO 1 Highball, Jackpot & Double Down $29 (max $1,450) $0 $0 (imprint taken)
  All other Campervans $39 (max $1,950) $0 $0 (imprint taken)
Stress Free Highball, Jackpot & Double Down $39 (max $1,950) $0 $0 (imprint taken)
  All other Campervans $49 (max $2,450) $0 $0 (imprint taken)

Standard Liabilty

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle, including single vehicle accident, windscreen and tyre damage, towing and recovery costs, theft, fire, break-in or vandalism (does not include Single vehicle rollover). This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO 1:

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.  This cover includes unlimited tyre and windscreen cover for accidental damage. 

Stress Free

The Stress Free Package includes LRO1 (ZERO Liability and Bond) & bonus items such as the single vehicle rollover cover, Wifi, linen exchange, baby seats, portable heater, additional drivers fee,  picnic table and chairs.

Express Return Pack:

The purchase of this pack allows the gas bottle and fuel tank to be returned empty, includes toilet and waste water emptying service (Cairns and Melbourne only)  and express key return. This is only available when the Liability Reduction Option or the Stress Free Package has been purchased.  The charge for this is $150 for Hi-ball, Jackpot & Double Down and $250 for all other vehicles. (subject to change) This can be added at branch.
 

Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $3,000 $3,000
LRO 1 $20 $1,500 $1,500
Stress Free Package $30 $0 $0 (imprint taken)

Standard Liabilty

All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle. This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO:

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.

Stress Free Package:

Includes reduced Liability and Bond  to $0,  windscreen/window glass cover, tyre damage, roof & under body damage. 


Liability Option Cost per Day Liability Fee Bond Payable
Standard Liability Included in Rental $2,500 $2,500
LRO $16 $1,200 $1,200
Stress Free Package $25 $0 $0 (imprint taken)
Windscreen Waiver Renter can pay $3/day
Max $75
Includes one windscreen  
Tyre Waiver Renter can pay $3/day
Max $75
Includes two tyres  

Standard Liabilty

 All vehicles are insured for the damage to the vehicle or to the property of a third party. The customer is responsible for the amount shown in the table above for the cost of any damage to third Party property or to the rented vehicle. This also includes the cost of the daily rental for the period the vehicle is being repaired. The liability applies in respect of each claim, not rental.

LRO:

Payable at the branch when you pick up, this will reduce your liability to the amount shown above.  (Max. charge 50 days)

Stress Free Package (Inclusive Pack)

Stress Free Package includes reduced Liability and Bond to $0, plus two tyres and one front windscreen. (Max. charge 50 days)

Note: If no additional coverage taken, windscreen chips are charged at $90 each. Any more than 3 chips will result in a windscreen replacement charge of $450.


Security Bonds

All branches take a Security Bond at the beginning of the rental. The amount of this bond is dependent on if you take out Liability Reduction and which option you take and is sometimes simply an imprint of your card. Please be aware that there is a credit card surcharge of between 1.75% and 5% on the amount paid on pickup, including the refundable bond.


Travel Insurance

Even if you do reduce your liability we strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance before you leave home, for total peace of mind. Insurance policies cover cancellation fees, medical expenses, baggage and much more.  Please note: Personal items are not covered under vehicle damage protection cover. We recommend you do not leave your valuables in your vehicle because of possible theft.


Terms & Conditions

For more detailed information, particularly on the exclusions i.e. where insurance cover is void due to travelling on restricted roads or law is broken by drink driving etc please refer to the relevant Terms and Conditions.

 

 

International Campervan Rental:

*Exclusions:

Britz, Maui & Mighty Free Cancellation up to 91 days prior to Travel

Lets Go Motorhomes - $175 Cancellation fee Always