Renting abroad poses special challenge, as well as the risk of unintended encounters with foreign objects. There’s more to consider than driving on the “other” side of the road. From international driving permits to liability insurance, renting a car abroad can be a bit more complicated than renting one at home.
Rental tips that will help you get a great deal
Make sure you have the right documentation and drive safely while abroad.
Don’t forget your map! Most of us rely on our favorite smart phone mapping app when navigating, but this can get expensive in foreign countries, depending on your cell phone plan.
Check with your auto insurance company to see whether a rental car abroad would be covered under your current policy.
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