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Collision Damage Excess Waiver

Hiring a car whilst on holiday can be a fantastic way to explore the local area and sometimes a necessity if you’re staying off the beaten track. However, we here at Allianz Global Assistance know that renting a car abroad can be worrying, even for the most experienced drivers. You might not be familiar with the roads and the region, you may not know where is safe to park and you may even have to overcome nerves to drive on the opposite side of the road. Not to mention getting to grips with road signs and traffic warnings in a foreign language!

Whilst your rental agreement may include some insurance for theft and third party liability, it is likely you will still be at risk of a large excess payment in the event of theft or accidental damage to the vehicle. This means you will be required to cover some of the costs yourself and, depending on your rental agreement, the excess can range from £200 to £2,000.
So to put your mind at ease and the enjoyment back into driving abroad, we’ve launched our Collision Damage Excess Waiver (CDEW) insurance product to drivers aged 21 and over. This offers you protection against the risk of a costly excess if the unexpected happens.

How does it work?
Your car rental company will usually secure the vehicle excess against your credit card and deduct this from you in the event of accidental damage or theft.  It is this excess which will be reimbursed by Allianz Global Assistance if you have cover through a CDEW insurance policy.

CDEW
Don’t let your holiday be ruined by a cost you haven’t planned for. If you’re hiring a car abroad, drive with confidence, knowing you are covered with a CDEW policy from Allianz Global Assistance, one of the world’s leading travel insurance and assistance providers. Wherever you are in the world, we’re here for you 24/7.

Key features:
•    Accidental damage or theft excess reimbursement up to £2,000 per claim
•    Rental car key cover up to £500 per claim
•    Available to drivers aged 21 and over

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Don’t let your holiday be ruined by a cost you haven’t planned for. If you’re hiring a car abroad, drive with confidence, knowing you are covered with a CDEW policy from Allianz Global Assistance, one of the world’s leading travel insurance and assistance providers. Wherever you are in the world, we’re here for you 24/7.

Bronze

Single Trip Bronze with CDW

Silver

Single Trip Silver with CDW

Gold

Single Trip Gold with CDW

From
£8.89*
From
£9.52*
From
£10.27*

Cancellation

Cancellation
Provides cover if you cancel your journey before it begins due to certain necessary circumstances. The circumstances covered are listed in your Policy Document
£500 £2,500 £5,000

Collision Damage Waiver

Collision Damage Waiver
This covers you if you rent a car and the vehicle is accidentally damaged, involved in an accident or stolen during the rental period. You will be reimbursed the policy excess you have to pay (as stated in the rental agreement), up to the maximum amount shown in your policy
£2,000 £2,000 £2,000

Curtailment

Curtailment
Provides cover if you cut your journey short due to certain necessary circumstances. The circumstances covered are listed in your Policy Document
£500 £2,500 £5,000

Delayed Departure

Delayed Departure
Cover if your departure is delayed by more than 12 hours. Benefits apply after the first 12 hours delay and additional benefits apply after each extra delay of 12 hours. Your policy will specify the maximum payable. The circumstances covered are listed in the Policy Document. Alternatively, you may receive up to the amount specified in your policy, if you chose to abandon your journey or cancel your holiday after a 24 hour delay.
£100 £250 £300

Delayed Personal Possessions

Delayed Personal Possessions
Cover for purchasing essential items if your personal possessions are delayed for more than 12 hours on your outward journey.
£50 £150 £200

Emergency Medical Associated expenses

Emergency Medical Associated expenses
Provides cover if you are taken into hospital or you need to come home early or extend your journey due to illness or accident.
£1,000,000 £5,000,000 £10,000,000

Kids for Free**

Kids for Free**
Children under the age of 2 years travelling with a parent or guardian receive cover under that person's policy free of charge.
Yes, under 2 Yes, under 2 Yes, under 2

Legal Expenses

Legal Expenses
Provides a loan to take legal action for compensation as a result of your death, illness or injury during your journey. You must pay this loan back out of any compensation you receive.
N/A £25,000 £25,000

Loss of Passport

Loss of Passport
Cover for transport and accomodation costs to get a temporary passport and the equivalent value of the remaining period of it, if it is lost or stolen on your journey.
N/A £150 £250

Missed Departure

Missed Departure
Cover for extra transport and accomodation if you arrive at your departure point too late to board your booked transport due to: public transport not running to its timetable or the vehicle you are travelling in has an accident or breaks down.
£250 £500 £750

Personal Accident

Personal Accident
Provides cover if following an accident your injuries lead to death, total loss of sight/limb or permanent disability. An accident must be caused by something external and visible.
£5,000 £15,000 £20,000

Personal Money

Personal Money
Provides cover if your personal money is lost or stolen on your journey.
N/A £500 £500

Personal Possessions

Personal Possessions
You are covered for up to your policy limits if your personal possessions are damaged, lost or stolen on your journey. Your policy will state the maximum amount you can claim for a single article, as well as the total amount you can claim for all your valuables. A deduction may be made for wear, tear and loss of value.
N/A £1,500 £2,000

Personal liability

Personal liability
We cover financial consequences of your personal liability during your private life (bodily injury, damage to property and consequential loss)
£1,000,000 £2,000,000 £2,000,000

Wedding Clothes

Wedding Clothes
Cover for loss or theft of, or damage to your wedding clothes
N/A N/A N/A

Wedding Gifts

Wedding Gifts
Cover for loss or theft of, or damage to your wedding gifts
N/A N/A N/A

Wedding Rings

Wedding Rings
Cover for loss or theft of, or damage to your wedding rings
N/A N/A N/A

Wedding photographs & video

Wedding photographs & video
Cover for costs to reprint your wedding photographs, replace your wedding video or hire another professional photographer.
N/A N/A N/A
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*price based on 1 adult travelling within the UK for 3 days for our Bronze product with no existing medical conditions
Bronze

Single Trip Bronze with CDW

From
£8.89*

Missed Departure

£250

Delayed Personal Possessions

£50

Personal liability

£1,000,000

Delayed Departure

£100

Kids for Free**

Yes, under 2

Curtailment

£500

Collision Damage Waiver

£2,000

Personal Accident

£5,000

Cancellation

£500

Emergency Medical Associated expenses

£1,000,000
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Silver

Single Trip Silver with CDW

From
£9.52*

Missed Departure

£500

Loss of Passport

£150

Delayed Personal Possessions

£150

Personal Possessions

£1,500

Personal Money

£500

Legal Expenses

£25,000

Personal liability

£2,000,000

Delayed Departure

£250

Kids for Free**

Yes, under 2

Curtailment

£2,500

Collision Damage Waiver

£2,000

Personal Accident

£15,000

Cancellation

£2,500

Emergency Medical Associated expenses

£5,000,000
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Gold

Single Trip Gold with CDW

From
£10.27*

Emergency Medical Associated expenses

£10,000,000

Missed Departure

£750

Loss of Passport

£250

Delayed Personal Possessions

£200

Personal Possessions

£2,000

Personal Money

£500

Legal Expenses

£25,000

Delayed Departure

£300

Kids for Free**

Yes, under 2

Personal liability

£2,000,000

Curtailment

£5,000

Collision Damage Waiver

£2,000

Personal Accident

£20,000

Cancellation

£5,000
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