There are many reasons to visit Spain’s iconic cities, take a road trip from the capital Madrid or hit the beach in Andalusia. Being informed about your mandatory coverage and extra protection options can give you greater peace of mind for the duration of your vacation. Though Spain’s road network is modern and well maintained, incidents can occur. Being financially prepared and informed can take the financial risk out of the equation and make for a stress-free vacation.
YOUR COVERAGE OPTIONS FOR RENTAL CARS IN SPAIN
LOSS DAMAGE WAIVER (LDW) INCLUDING THEFT PROTECTION AND THIRD PARTY INSURANCE (TI)
In Spain, a loss damage waiver including theft protection covers you for damage to your vehicle and theft. Keep in mind that your deductible amount depends on your chosen vehicle category and it is possible to decrease the deductible. Third party insurance is required coverage and included in your deal.
ERSONAL ACCIDENT PROTECTION, TIRE AND WINDSHIELD PROTECTION, AND ROADSIDE PROTECTION
These extra protection options can be added to your deal when booking online or at your pick-up location. Personal accident protection gives you monetary compensation in case of injury or death, or for other medical costs. Tire and windshield protection is a useful option for covering parts of your vehicle not covered by the loss damage waiver. And roadside protection means Sixt will incur the costs of a breakdown or for other repair or service costs.
LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE
Make sure you check the website or ask for more information on your territorial restrictions in Spain as traveling outside of these areas can invalidate your insurances. Your permitted zones will also depend on your chosen vehicle category. Transporting dangerous substances or driving while intoxicated can also void your insurance.
With our roadside protection, you are covered for the most common causes of breakdown. These include loss of keys, running out of fuel, getting stuck, a flat battery and keys locked inside the rental vehicle. You must make your claim directly with Sixt’s roadside assistance and the cause of breakdown must fall into the scope of your coverage.
WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR RENTAL IN SPAIN
- Make sure you fill your tank before returning your rental car to avoid extra refueling charges.
- Reserve your Sixt car rental in advance to save money and have the widest choice available from our rental fleet.
- Keep up to date with special offers from Sixt and check your eligibility for discounts that we offer to certain occupations, and to seniors and students.