Many car renters often face the same conundrum — whether to purchase car rental insurance.

In some cases, a rental car may be covered through a driver’s standard car insurance or even a credit card. But in other instances, a renter may need to purchase coverage through the car rental company.

Several websites provide good insights about the ins and outs of car rental insurance. Here is a sampling: Spotlights types of rental car insurance coverage and credit card benefits.

—Car Insurance Comparison: Serves up a step-by-step guide to understanding car rental insurance.

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—Consumer Affairs: Provides car rental insurance tip sheet. Discusses car rental insurance offered by credit cards, and where gaps in coverage can occur. Offers car rental insurance basics, and when to buy and not to buy.


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