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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)
American Express Gold $195AF
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.

Those that do NOT have a credit card insurance, here is an alternative:  https://worldwideinsure.org.

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1300 on: January 24, 2024, 09:22:42 PM »
Is there any benefit to paying for Amex premium from my Biz Plat, over the coverage from VentureX AU?

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1301 on: February 19, 2024, 08:39:12 PM »
is the Amex USAA credit card good for car rental insurance?

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1302 on: February 23, 2024, 02:55:18 PM »
if I use chase sapphire preferred to rent car it doesn't cover liability if i buy liability will chase still cover the rental for cdw?

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1303 on: February 25, 2024, 03:32:20 AM »
if I use chase sapphire preferred to rent car, it doesn't cover liability (it only covers collision).
If i buy liability from the rental agency, will chase still cover the rental for cdw?
It should.