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.

—Consumer Affairs: Provides car rental insurance tip sheet. Discusses car rental insurance offered by credit cards, and where gaps in coverage can occur.

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