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GDPR – What is it and how does it affect me?
GDPR – What is it and how does it affect me?

New Data Protection laws will be introduced in the UK and Europe on the 25th of May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means that you have better control over your personal data. Here is all you need to know.


Alejandra Carriedo | 17 April 2018

A Guide to Car Hire in The Americas
A Guide to Car Hire in The Americas

A road trip in the Americas can be the holiday of a lifetime. However proper planning and preparation is a must when you plan on hiring a car in the USA, Canada, The Caribbean, Central or South America. Insurance is particularly important to get right as it is not the same as it is in Europe.


Alejandra Carriedo | 06 April 2018

Tips to travel with kids
Tips to travel with kids

Half-term is coming and you may be travelling away with your children. Here are some handy tips, collated from parents, to make the journey a little easier for the whole family.



Alejandra Carriedo | 08 March 2018

What is a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)?
What is a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)?

Car hire damage waiver insurance is simply a somewhat fancy way of describing what British drivers know as hire car insurance. It is called a damage waiver because it is an agreement under which the rental company agrees to waive at least some of its rights to charge the individual hiring the car for damage to the vehicle.


Alejandra Carriedo | 01 March 2018

Bettersafe Wins FEEFO Gold Trusted Service Award 2018
Bettersafe Wins FEEFO Gold Trusted Service Award 2018

We are delighted to announce that Bettersafe has been awarded the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for 2018. 
It is an important accolade for us as the Feefo service awards are based on genuine customer reviews.


Alejandra Carriedo | 20 February 2018

To Ski or Not to Ski with the Family
To Ski or Not to Ski with the Family

In many countries learning to ski is a fact of childhood life. For the rest of us it can be a daunting decision. 


Alejandra Carriedo | 12 February 2018

Mobile Fees - Roaming
Mobile Fees - Roaming

How often do you rely on your smart phone to complete everyday tasks? From finding your way around to shopping and of course, let’s not forget booking your hire car excess insurance online, we are spending increasing amounts of time on our phones.


Alejandra Carriedo | 31 January 2018

Bettersafe winter driving and car maintenance tips
Bettersafe winter driving and car maintenance tips

Cold and damp weather can put a huge strain on the vehicles which we take for granted and test even the most experienced drivers. Here is our 10-point winter checklist on how to stay safe this winter.


Alejandra Carriedo | 25 January 2018

Hidden or unexpected car hire charges
Hidden or unexpected car hire charges

Your summer holiday may seem like a distant memory, but some of you will get a harsh reminder of it around about now. Unfortunately many people spot charges from their holiday hire car company that appear weeks or even months after they have returned the vehicle and travelled home.



Priti Mehta | 25 October 2017

What is car hire excess insurance?
What is car hire excess insurance?

The insurance that forms part of the typical hire car agreement incorporates an excess, which represents the first part of a successful claim for repairs or replacement if the hire car in question is stolen or damaged during the course of the hire period.


Jason Hulott | 30 December 2016

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