Credit cards are handy things to have. Whether you use them for the benefits they provide or simply have one for an emergency the bottom line is sometimes you need one. This couldn’t be truer when it comes to car hire. It doesn’t matter how you pay for your hire car – you need a credit card when you collect it.
The reason behind this is it enables the supplier to authorise a security deposit to protect themselves whilst you have their vehicle. It provides protection for parking or speeding fines, un-insured parts of the vehicle, fuel charges if applicable, and in the unlikely event that a claim is made when the insurance has been invalidated.Continue Reading »