Budget Car Rental Joins Japan Airlines Mileage Bank Program
Read on to learn when your credit card has you covered, how your personal insurance comes into play during a rental car accident and when you’re best off purchasing the rental car company’s supplemental insurance. Knowing your card As was the case in my situation, credit card insurance only covers damage to your rental car. “When it comes to credit card insurance on rental cars, it’s important to know that we’re only talking about Collision Damage Waiver,” also know as CDW, says Andy Shuman, author of The Lazy Traveler’s Handbook . “It’s not liability, meaning this coverage will not pay for damages or injuries you’ve inflicted on other cars or other people.” It’s vital to make sure your credit card offers primary coverage, says Shuman.
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“We’re proud to offer members of Japan’s largest frequent flyer program another reason to choose Budget, while also raising our profile in this important market and delivering against our strategic initiatives.” Budget Japan offers a wide-range of late-model, well-maintained vehicles to serve the needs of business and leisure travelers. With friendly staff and more than 50 locations throughout the country, Budget is well-established in Japan to serve customers at convenient metropolitan locations as well as airports, including Fukuoka Airport, Matsuyama Airport, Nagasaki Airport, Naha Airport (Okinawa), Takamatsu Airport and Tokushima Airport. Budget operates in Japan through a network of independently-owned and operated licensees. These licensees have the go!! right to operate under the Budget Car Rental brand in accordance with Budget’s strict brand standards. About Budget Budget Car Rental is one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 3,150 locations in more than 120 countries. Budget is an industry leader in providing vehicle rental services to value-conscious travelers and also operates the second-largest truck rental business in the United States, through a network of more than 2,000 locations.
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