Car/Campervan Rental Insurance Options

We like to make things as simple and as easy as possible for you. With regards to insurance, there are 2 things to consider when renting a car or campervan in America:

  • Damage to the Vehicle
  • Liability Insurance

1) Damage to the Vehicle

Wavefarer and Trailblazer campervan rentals include in the daily rate a basic level of coverage for accidental damage to the campervan with a $1500 excess. This means you are responsible for the first $1500 of damage (also known as the excess or deductible). Anything over the included amount in accidental damage is covered by the rental operator.

Mavericks and Ventura campervan rentals do not include campervan coverage and without insurance, you are responsible for all damage.

For the minivan rentals, there is no basic level of coverage and you are responsible for all damage (unless you get CDW insurance discussed next).

For your peace of mind, you can choose to purchase optional Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) which covers vehicle damage at 100% for the campervans and anything over $500 for the minivan. With CDW selected, on the campervans, you pay $0 for any accidental damage to the campervan including theft. For the minivan, you pay the first $500.

CDW costs are as follows:

Mavericks and Ventura Campervans - $10/day + tax, reduces the campervan liability (or excess) from full value to $0 and also covers windshield, tires and theft.

Trailblazer and Wavefarer Campervans - $10/day + tax, reduces the campervan liability (or excess) from $1500 to $0 (bond of $500 still required). Also covers windshield, tires and theft.

Compact cars and minivans - $7.95/day + tax (or $150/month), reduces the vehicle liability (or excess) from actual damage cost to $500

2) Liability Insurance

This is to protect you against 3rd party claims if you injure a person or damage someone else’s property. Basic Statutory limits for liability and property damage are included in the daily rate. The liability levels change between the various States but ranges between $20k and $60k in the US and $200k in Canada.

You can optionally choose Supplementary Liability Insurance (SLI) which provides liability coverage up to $1,000,000. SLI is also optional.

SLI costs are as follows:

Mavericks and Ventura Campervans - $12.25/day + tax

Trailblazer and Wavefarer Campervans - $12/day + tax

Compact cars, minivans, sleepervans - $9.95/day + tax (with CDW total is $13.95/day)

3) My Campervan Insurance Options

Your 4 Insurance Options are summarized below. It's entirely your decision which combination of insurance suits your budget, peace of mind level and also any other Travel Insurance you may have already purchased.

Options

1. Damage to the Vehicle

2. Liability Insurance

Option 1
No optional insurance

Basic/No campervan insurance
You are responsible for damage above $1500 (Wavefarer/Trailblazer) or for the full value of damage (Mavericks/Ventura)

Minimum 3rd Party liability cover 
Basic Statutory 3rd party liability and property damage included in the rate we quote

Cost per day

$0

$0

Option 2
Basic Campervan + SLI

Basic/No campervan insurance
You are responsible for damage above $1500 (Wavefarer/Trailblazer) or for the full value of damage (Mavericks/Ventura)

Supplementary Liability (SLI)
Provides $1M liability and property cover

Cost per day

$0

$12.25 (Mavericks/Ventura)
$12 (Trailblazer/Wavefarer)

 Options

1. Damage to the Camper

2. Liability Insurance

Option 3.
CDW + Basic Liability

Full Camper cover on the Vehicle 
CDW - Collision damage Waiver means you are not responsible for accidental damage to the campervan

Minimum 3rd Party liability cover 
Basic Statutory 3rd party liability and property damage included in the rate we quote

Cost per day

$10 Mavericks/Ventura ($0 excess)
$10 Trailblazer/Wavefarer ($0 excess)

$0

Option 4. 
No worries Cover. CDW + SLI

Full Camper cover on the Vehicle 
CDW - Collision damage Waiver means you are not responsible for accidental damage to the campervan

Supplementary Liability (SLI)
Provides $1M liability and property cover

Cost per day

$10 Mavericks/Ventura ($0 excess)
$10 Trailblazer/Wavefarer ($0 excess)
 
$12.25 (Mavericks/Ventura)
$12 (Trailblazer/Wavefarer)
 


U.S. and CANADIAN Residents renting Mavericks/Ventura Renters ONLY -
If you are a U.S. or Canadian resident with a valid driver's license from either country and you have automobile insurance that provides full coverage for rental vehicles (including minivans), you may have coverage for our Campervans. Please check with your insurance company prior to pickup of rental vehicle. You will need to decline our CDW and SLI options and you will be responsible for making a claim through your insurance company. Please supply us with your insurance information at the time of Campervan collection. 



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