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Why would I wish to Decline CDW?

Certain American or Canadian issued Gold/Platinum credit cards may provide car rental CDW coverage. Holders of these cards may wish to decline CDW and Theft Protection Insurance.

Understanding CDW & Theft Protection Insurance

CDW (Collision Damage Waiver) and Theft Protection Insurance reduce your financial liability for damage or theft of the vehicle and are included in your quote by default. By declining these insurances you are taking responsibility to arrange your own cover and assume full financial liability up to the value of the vehicle for losses arising as a result of loss or damage to the vehicle.

Requirements for Declining CDW & Theft Protection

Written proof of CDW and Theft Protection coverage in Ireland will be required when picking up the vehicle. We recommend that you fully understand the conditions of cover provided by your credit card company when using your card for insurance cover. Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to leave a pre-authorisation of EUR €5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of EUR €28.38 applies for use of this service.Customers declining CDW and Theft Protection are required to leave a pre-authorisation of GBP £5,000 on their credit card. An administration fee of GBP £30.00 applies for use of this service.

If you are certain you wish to decline CDW use the button below, otherwise press the cancel button.

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