Self drive hire insurance France - MAIF

RV and Camper rental insurance


MAIF, our insurance partner, working with a collaborative company has over 3.6 million vehicles insured in 2014, they are known as RV and camper insurance experts.

  • Subscribed with each rental on the website for every vehicle
  • Full coverage in case of damage whether you are responsible or not, theft, fire, glass breakage, and 0 km support in case of breakdown or accident.


The insurance policies offered for stress-free holidays:

  • Civil Liability (without excess) - legal aid, representation and protection
  • Compensation for personal injury caused to the driver
  • Damages to the vehicle with insurance excess. This cover is applied to all accidental damages to the vehicle and its accessorie (ex. sunblinds, rearview mirrors, antenna, rooftop dish...(theft, breach of trust, fire, collision and all other events showing signs of accidental nature).
  • Glass breakage with deductible on the windscreens, side windows, rear glasses, glass roofs (excluding the skylight);
  • Assistance without insurance excess and a 'vehicle replacement service'
  • Items transported up to the value of €1,750.


The insurance excess is deducted from the costs of the damage (including theft) done to the insured rental vehicle.

The insurance excess is set to €1200 by default (unless stated otherwise below) although it is possible to subscribe to an excess reduction option, in order to reduce this excess to €500. The additional cost per day is €15.

Nervertheless, the insurance excess is equal to €380 in case of fire, mudslide, landslide or ground collapse, avalanche or hurricane.

  • Insurance excess: €2,000 in case of a breach of trust
  • An excess of €150 is applied in the case of 'glass breakage'
  • The excess applied per incident for objects transported is €125
  • Legal insurance excess applicable to events termed 'natural disasters' (article A 125-1 of the insurance code): the sum in question is €380


Compliance requirements for the owners' vehicles according to the insurance plan:

  • Vehicle with a gross vehicle weight < 3.5 T new value < €100 000;
  • Regular and thorough technical checks of the vehicle carried out according to regulations.

Conditions for vehicle renters/drivers according to the insurance plan.

  • Must be at least 25 years old ;
  • Must have held a Category B driving licence for at least 3 years, with no points or convictions ;
  • That they have held vehicle insurance (2 wheels, and/or 4 wheels) for at least 3 years
  • That no serious damage has been caused to the vehicle in the last 36 months (honoured commitment from the owner/renter).


The guarantees are covered for private/ recreational travel, excluding all expensive passenger transport and/or transport of expensive goods. The following travel is authorised:

  • in France
  • in the overseas territories and departments where the mutual assistance also operates (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, Saint- Barthélemy, and Saint Martin for their French parts only)
  • in Andorra and Monaco
  • as well as in the countries listed on the international insurance card;
    France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Malta, Switzerland, Andorra, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, UK, Ireland, Iceland, Poland, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Greece, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Fyrom, Iran, Israel, Moldova, Russia, Serbia.


This covers damage in the event of an accident, i.e. resulting from an accidental, sudden and unforeseen incident that occurred during the rental of a vehicle rented through Yescapa and whose repair costs exceed the amount of the insurance excess subscribed. Certain vehicle components are excluded from insurance coverage:

  • White or brown electrical appliances which are removable
  • Damage to tires due to piercing or braking
  • Accessories or elements, whether or not they are brand originals, which are not attached
  • Household utensils such as crockery, glasses, cutlery and similar articles, small electrical household appliances, chairs, tables and similar articles, as well as other upholstery items from the inside of the vehicle
  • Loss of or damage to the trailer and its contents
  • The theft of objects belonging to the Owner that are not related to the rental (example: personal mobile phone)
  • The loss of or damage to any vehicles (mechanically damaged) towed by the insured vehicle
  • Glass breakage on elements through which light does no travel.

MAIF rental insurance contract

You can download the terms and conditions of the contract by clicking on the link below:

Download Terms & Conditions