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Damage Cover Options

When you rent your vehicle through Redspot Car Rentals you are responsible for the vehicle and ensuring it is returned in the same condition that is was at the start of the rental. In the off chance that any damage should occur, you will be liable for the amount of the Damage liability you have elected at the time of collecting the vehicle.

Below is a table of liability amounts that are either included (CDL) or available for you to reduce (CDW/SCDW) at the time of collecting the vehicle.

Collision Damage Liability Included (CDL) Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) Super Collison Damage Waiver (SCDW) Top Dog
2WD Vehicles(1) $4400 AUD /
$4600 NZD
$660 AUD /
$690 NZD
$0 $0
Prestige & Luxury, 4WD, Trucks and AWD Vehicles(2) $5500 AUD/
$5750 NZD
$990 AUD /
$1035 NZD
$0 $0
8 & 12 seat Passenger Vans(3) $5500 AUD/
$5750 NZD
$990 AUD /
$1035 NZD
$330 AUD /
$345 NZD
$330 AUD /
$345 NZD
Third Party Loss Included Included Included Included
Damage to or theft of vehicle Included Included Included Included
Windscreen, headlight, wheel and tyre damage X X X Included
Prohibited area use X X X X
Unsealed Road use X X X X
Off Road use X X X X
Water inundation or immersion damage X X X X
Overhead Damage X X X X
Underbody Damage X X X X
Incorrect fuel type use X X X X
Unauthorised driver use X X X X

Note: Liability values included GST and all applicable taxes and surcharges.

Car Class Guide:
For more information on car classes please review our fleet page.

1. 2WD Vehicles
ECMR Economy Manual 2 Hatchback 3 door
ECAR Economy Automatic 2 Hatchback 3 door
CDAR Compact Automatic Hatchback 5 door
IDAR Intermediate Automatic Sedan 4 door
SDAR Standard Automatic Sedan 4 door
CFAR Compact SUV 5 door
FCAR Full size sedan 4 door
FDAR Full size sedan 4 door
IFAR Intermediate Automatic SUV 5 door
SFAR Standard Automatic SUV 5 door
IPAR Single Cab Utility Automatic 2 door
CKAR 1 Tonne Van Automatic 2 door
2. Prestige & Luxury, 4WD, Trucks and AWD Vehicles
CXAR Compact Elite SUV Automatic 5 door.
FPAR Dual Cab Utility Automatic 4 door.
FFAR Full size 4WD Automatic 5 door.
IKAR 1.5 Tonne Van Automatic 2 door.
FKAR 3.5 Tonne Box Truck Automatic 2 door.
3. 8 & 12 seat Passenger Vans
PVAR 8 Seat Minivan Automatic 4 doors.
XVAR 12 Seat Minivan Automatic 4 doors.


Windscreen, Headlights, Tyres and Overhead Damage Waiver (WHTO):

WHTO is included in our Top Dog All Inclusive rate, and can be purchased as an additional coverage on the other rates.

Premium Road Side Assistance:

This is the roadside assistance service that kicks in where standard breakdown service ends. Premium Roadside Assistance covers those times when you just need a helping hand to get on your way.

Services offered in the Premium Roadside Assistance program include:

  • Change a flat tyre (install vehicles spare tyre).
  • Key replacement or lockout service if you are locked out of your car.
  • Fuel delivery – up to 15 Litres at no charge if you run out of fuel.
  • Jump starting your car if the battery is run flat (lights left on)
  • $150.00 of accommodation or transport costs (reimbursement of expenses as a result of a rental car breakdown).

Premium Roadside Assistance is there to help you 24/7. Please Note: In order to keep the costs for this service to a minimum, this service will be coordinated by the local roadside assistance provider. You will need to be present with the vehicle for the service to be undertaken. If you lock your keys in the car, or leave your lights on, you won’t be financially liable for any call out fees or towing costs.

Still unsure?

Get in contact with our friendly customer service agents at:
Toll Free AU: 1300 668 810
Toll Free NZ 0800 227 067
Email: [email protected]
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