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Old Dec 31, 11, 8:57 am   #5
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Originally Posted by AdMEL View Post
There is at least one travel insurer that provides rental car excess to overseas residents - 1Cover, which provides AU$2,500 cover with a $100 excess, for non resident visitors to Australia. This would mean that the Avis excess of $2,915 for non airport locations is effectively reduced to $515 ($2,915 - $2,500 + $100), or approx. $1,100 for the major airports like SYD or MEL ($2,915 + 20% = $3,500 - $2,500 + $100). This compares to Avis excess with excess reduction of $330 at non airport locations and approx. $ 400 at major airports.
The $320 to $400 Avis excess, does that cover more of the excess than ICover, or does it leave you with the same $515/$1100 "leftover excess" that ICover leaves you with?
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