[LISTEN] Be careful and avoid being charged for damages found on a hired car

Are you thinking of renting a car for some few days?

Make sure you read the fine print to avoid unnecessary costs.

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler says there are incidents where people get charged for damages they found on the car.

If you are involved in an accident and have a normal waiver you could be paying around R25,000. It is still not the full amount but you are limiting your liabilities.

Wendy Knowler, Consumer Journalist

If you take out the super waiver and pay extra, you limit your liability to around R4000.

Wendy Knowler, Consumer Journalist

Understand the risk before you get into that car.

Wendy Knowler, Consumer Journalist

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