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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.

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1140 on: March 28, 2019, 03:27:12 PM »
If one takes Liability from the rental company, is damage to a rental car still covered by amex?
terms seem to say yes -

https://www.americanexpress.com/content/dam/amex/us/credit-cards/features-benefits/policies/pdf/CRLDI%20Benefit%20Guide_Tier%201%20Rev%2003-18.pdf


How to Activate Coverage
Coverage for Theft of or Damage to an eligible Rental Vehicle is activated when:
1. You decline the full collision damage waiver (CDW) or similar option, or pay for a partial collision
damage waiver, offered by the Rental Company;
2. You or the Authorized Driver is named on the Rental Agreement as the person renting and take control
and possession of the Rental Vehicle; and
3. You use Your Account, American Express Membership Reward Points and/or American Express Pay
with Points to hold or place a deposit at the time the rental is checked out and to pay for the Entire Rental
from the Rental Company. Coverage will n
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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1141 on: June 22, 2019, 11:50:21 PM »
I'm about to rent a car for more than 30 days,
Will amwx plat with the premium insurance over me 60 days?

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1142 on: June 23, 2019, 05:49:31 AM »
I'm about to rent a car for more than 30 days,
Will amwx plat with the premium insurance over me 60 days?
IIRC Amex only covers up to 42 days

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1143 on: June 26, 2019, 11:57:53 AM »
My Canadian credit card gives me 48 day primary insurance. Is there a card that gives me more than that.

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1144 on: July 09, 2019, 12:21:38 AM »
Is there a current list of all credit cards that provide CDW coverage in Israel?
The Wiki does not seem updated.  Thanks

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1145 on: July 09, 2019, 11:28:52 PM »
I remember seeing somewhere on forums about some credit card that has liability included in it, maybe from a year ago or so, but cant find it at the moment (tried searching thru google obviously).
Any idea what credit it is?
It definitely wasn't an american bank, I think it was an English bank, but not sure...
thanks
found it here,
http://www.coutts.com/private-banking/banking-services/cards/coutts-silk-card/

The cost for the card is just 350£
Though you gotta be accepted as a client at the bank  ;)

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Re: Credit Card Car Rental Insurance
« Reply #1146 on: August 05, 2019, 11:47:23 PM »
Does MC World Elite provide CDW/LDW insurance?
I have a barclays arrival +, the terms don't seem to exclude Israel.
Here's the link to the terms:
https://gif.barclaycardus.com/servicing/img/base/guideBenefits/BAR-5819-1.pdf

I'm just confused since the header for this thread says it's only Chase Saphire (reserve or preferred) and Amex and everything I'm reading is about Chase v Amex
Thank you in advance for any info