Hidden charges in car hire explained

Skyscanner's guide to hidden charges

Check out our simple explanations for the most common terminology and jargon used by car rental companies! To help you choose the cheapest and most suitable car rental deals we've also highlighted some of the hidden charges and extra fees that car rental companies may add.

Rental companies may charge extra for drivers under 25, normally payable when you pick up your car. Age restrictions may apply in certain locations. Check the rental company's website before making your reservation.