Excess Reduction


Image alt Excess Reduction is a package designed to provide additional cover on top of the basic cover included in your quote.

By taking out Excess Reduction, you are lowering the excess you are liable for if you scrape, crash, bump to ZERO! We have selected 4 key questions to keep the information simple and succint. We understand car rental can be difficult and it's our goal to change this and make all our products and services transparent for our customers.

What is Excess Reduction?

Excess Reduction provides peace of mind. In the event of vehicle or tyre damage, it reduces your financial liability to zero. Without this cover, the driver would be liable to pay an excess for any damage caused (regardless of fault).

How can I purchase Excess Reduction Cover?

Excess Reduction is available to purchase at the rental station upon pick up.

How much does Excess Reduction Cover cost?

Excess Reduction Cover is available as part of our protection packages. Please find prices below and a summary of all other additional cover options: Prices are charged per day, to a maximum charge of 10 days.

Small Vehicles
Medium Vehicles  Large Vehicles
Includes - Excess Reduction, Super Personal Accident Insurance, Windscreen Cover and Roadside Safety Net

Complete Car
Includes - Excess Reduction, Windscreen Cover, and Roadside Safety Net (excludes Super Personal Accident Insurance)

Zero Excess
Includes - Excess Reduction and Windscreen Cover

* Vehicle damage claims are subject to a £25 administration fee.
- Prices quoted are for rentals collected from "Standard" locations. Rentals from "Premium" locations will be higher.
- Please check the prices during the booking process.



Where is Excess Reduction available?

Excess Reduction is available for purchase at all Budget stations across the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

If you have any further questions about our Excess Reduction product, please do not hesitate to call our reservations team on 0844 544 3407. Feel free to ask any question to our rental station staff, we want to make sure you are happy and understand when renting with Budget.