What does Visa car rental insurance cover?

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What does Visa car rental insurance cover?

Postby deepak.pedada » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:59 am

Hi, I rented a car and while renting I gave them my Visa credit card. It got declined to I used my debit card.

Now I have been met with an accident and made my payment with my Visa credit card. Will their car rental insurance cover this damage?

Please help with suggestions.

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Postby Money card » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:52 pm

Are you going through insurance or are you paying out of pocket?

A while back I had an accident, my co-worker accidentally hit my car. I was wondering the same thing too.

  • If you are going through yours or somebody elses insurance and just using your credit card as a deposit, then you are not covered.
  • If you are renting a car for personal use and you are paying the full amount with your credit card you need to call your provider to see what and how much is covered.

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