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There are no Credit Cards that will cover Liability.
Visa, Amex, MasterCard and Discover will cover Loss Damage Waiver / Collision (CDW/LDW)

Cards that cover CDW/LDW in Israel:
Chase: Sapphire Preferred ($95 annual fee)
Discover (accepted in Israel as Diners' Club): More, Open Road, Miles, Motiva (none have annual fees)   Policy link

You must present at the time of rental a copy of your policy or a document from the CC company stating that the insurance coverage applies to Israel . You will still have to purchase 3rd Party Liability, but you will save some shekels and have no deductible for damages.

Visa phone number : 800-VISA-911

Visa does NOT cover:
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Mercedes GL series (they do cover GLK)
  • Mercedes E class
  • Corvettes
  • Camaro ZL1

AMEX premium will charge $24.95 per rental and they cover:
  • Up to $100K for damage or theft and accidental death or dismemberment coverage ($250,000 for California residents), up to $15,000 for excess medical expenses per person, and up to $5,000 for excess personal property coverage ($15,000 for Florida residents)
  • Any car from Mercedes, pickup trucks, Porsche and 15 passenger vans.
  • There's no need to pay for the full amount with money, even if it's with points or coupon rental and you pay just $2 fees they will still cover you.

« Last edited by myi on March 26, 2016, 09:49:59 PM »

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #960 on: November 27, 2017, 12:56:32 PM »
Anyone know about coverage from a credit card if I would rent from Turo? 

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #961 on: December 03, 2017, 03:04:40 PM »

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #962 on: December 03, 2017, 06:25:24 PM »
Discover to remove car rental insurance

https://www.doctorofcredit.com/discover-remove-many-card-benefits-february-28th-2018/
Whoa. That's a whole lot of benefits. Now there's really no reason to keep a Discover card.

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #963 on: December 04, 2017, 10:24:44 AM »
as of now does discover cover Israel?
Get the most out of your points! $

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #964 on: December 04, 2017, 06:44:53 PM »
I'm getting conflicting reports from amex. Rep is telling me that only secondary coverage is covers Israel, and primary coverage that you pay $20 for doesn't cover israel, and she can't send me a letter for primary insurance. True or false ?
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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #965 on: December 05, 2017, 08:44:34 AM »
I'm getting conflicting reports from amex. Rep is telling me that only secondary coverage is covers Israel, and primary coverage that you pay $20 for doesn't cover israel, and she can't send me a letter for primary insurance. True or false ?
primary and secondary is only in the states however in Israel amex is effectively primary since your car insurance doesn't cover out of country

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #966 on: December 05, 2017, 10:56:49 AM »
is there a difference in terms of the car rental insurance benefits offered by the Chase Sapphire Reserve card vs the Chase Ritz Carlton card?
for rental in South Africa.

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #967 on: December 05, 2017, 12:22:33 PM »
is there a difference in terms of the car rental insurance benefits offered by the Chase Sapphire Reserve card vs the Chase Ritz Carlton card?
for rental in South Africa.
Check the terms or PUTPAC
CSR covered my car nicely in RSA

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #968 on: December 05, 2017, 02:35:48 PM »
Check the terms or PUTPAC
CSR covered my car nicely in RSA

did you get a letter of coverage from chase?
did you actually had to use the insurance due to damage?

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #969 on: December 05, 2017, 03:38:21 PM »
did you get a letter of coverage from chase?
did you actually had to use the insurance due to damage?
i think i got one but never needed it (or showed it to anyone)
yes, was only $250 though

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #970 on: December 05, 2017, 05:05:44 PM »
i think i got one but never needed it (or showed it to anyone)
yes, was only $250 though

thanks, good to know

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #971 on: December 06, 2017, 09:25:35 PM »
does AU get coverage on AMEX premium car rental for $25