Car Rental Terms and Conditions

Car Rental Terms and Conditions

HERTZ (Republic of Ireland)


See also: Hertz Northern Ireland
See also: Avis
See also: Motorcycle Rental Ireland

Deposit: Credit Card or Cash* (CDW Excess & Petrol Deposit)
*Cash/Under 30 years - No cash rentals are allowed. Clients aged 30 years or over cash rentals are available but only on groups A,B,C,E,F,&S

Tax: 13.50% (subject to change) already included in your package price

Airport/Location Service Charge: LSC is included in the rates.

Driver & Baggage Protection: DBP/PAI is optional at EUR5.50 per day / EUR38.50 per week

Non Waivable Deductible/Excess Southern Ireland:
EUR 1200 - for groups A,B&E
EUR 1600 - for groups C, D, & F
EUR 1900 - for groups G, P, S, M, N, T & W
EUR 2500 - for groups I & Y

Third Party Liability included.

Super CDI:
Is available to all customers and enables you to reduce the CDI /TP excess to zero. Below please see the approximate costs of Super CDI insurance

Group A,B,E EUR10.00 per day
Group C,D,F,G,P EUR12.00 per day
Group J,M,N,S,D,W, EUR16.00 per day
Group I,V,Y EUR19.00 per day

Additional Driver Charge: EUR 9.50 per day, per driver including Tax to be paid directly to Hertz at pick up location.

Minimum Age:
23/24 years - Groups A,B&E only. A young driver surcharge of EUR 26 per day including tax will be applied. Damage excess will be an amount of EUR 1,600.
25+ years - Groups A,B,C,E,F
27+ years - Groups D,G&P
30+ years - Groups J, I,M,S,T, W & Y, N

Driver Licence:
Must hold a current national licence valid for at least 1 year or more at time of rental. Provisional / Learner drivers or seriously endorsed licence holders are not eligible to rent a car e.g. drink driving disqualification.

Maximum Age:
79 years. Clients aged 76 - 79 years inclusive must have the following documentation:
(1) Note from their doctor stating that they are in full health
(2) Note from their insurer's stating that they have not been involved in any accidents within the past 5 years

Baby Seats €40 /Booster Seats €15
On request basis. EUR 40.00/15.00 per hire or if not returned a charge of EUR 100 will be implemented incl. Tax. Baby / booster seats are suitable for children aged between 6 month - 4 years.

Hours Grace: Guests are allowed a 29 minutes grace period.

One way Rentals/Northern Ireland:
Southern Ireland to Nothern Ireland €160
Republic of Ireland to - Belfast International Airport/Belfast City Airport/City of Derry Airport - on a request basis only

One way Rentals Ireland to Great Britain - not available

One way Rentals:
One way rentals are free of charge between Dublin, Cork & Shannon Airports on rentals of 5 days or more.
A one way fee of €50 wil apply between Dublin, Cork & Shannon Airports on rentals of 4 days or less.
A one way drop to any other location in Southern Ireland (locations listed below) will incur the following fees:

1-4 days: One Way Fee of EUR 70
5+ days : One Way Fee of EUR 25

Knock Airport, Wexford, Sligo Airport, Kerry Airport, South Circular Road (Dublin Downtown), Galway Airport, Waterford Airport, Donegal Airport* (One Way rentals not permitted to/from Donegal Airport)

Collision Damage Waiver -CDW is additional at the following rates (where not included): - Included in our rates

Groups A,B&E EUR 14.50 per day including tax
Groups C,D,F,G&P EUR 18.50 per day including tax
Groups I, Y, M,S, N, T, & W EUR 20.50 per day including tax

Theft Protection - TP is additional at the following rates (where not included): - Included in our rates

Groups A, B & E EUR 6.00 per day including tax
Groups C,D,F,G & P EUR 7.50 per day including tax
Groups I, Y, M,S, N T,W EUR 9.00 per day including tax

Vehicle Availability:
Groups A, B, C, D, F & P only - will be available at the following locations:
Knock Airport, Kerry Airport, Sligo Airport, Waterford Airport, Donegal Airport, Galway Airport, Wexford

Billing:
The rate applicable on the date of pick-up will be the rate applied for the entire rental period irrespective of whether the rental extends into a different season. Maximum 30 day credit on all biling

Parking Fines/Speeding Fines/Toll Charges: Are the responsibility of the customer and will be charged to the Guests credit card at the end of the rental

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HERTZ (Northern Ireland)

Deposit:
Credit Card or Cash* (Deposit is to cover CDW Excess & Petrol Deposit)
*Cash/Under 30 years - no cash rentals are allowed. Clients aged 30 years or over cash rentals are available but only on car groups A, B, C & T

Tax: 20% (subject to change) already included in your package price

Airport/Location Service Charge: This is included in your rental package

Driver & Baggage Protection: DBP/PAI is optional at STG£6.25 per day / STG$43.75 per week and must be purchased directly from Hertz at pick up location.

Non Waivable Excess:
STG£550.00 - for groups A, B & C
STG£650.00 - for groups D, F, I, X
STG£800.00 - for groups T & M
STG£1,100.00 - for groups H & M4

Third Party Liability included.

Vehicle Licensing Fee included

Additional Driver Charge: STG£10.80 per day, per driver including Tax and can only be purchased directly from Hertz at pick up location.

Minimum Age:
23 /24 - Group A & B only. A young driver surcharge of STG£18.90 per day including tax will be applied to drivers aged 23 & 24 years.
25 years - Group A, B, C & E
30+ years - Groups D, I, F, T, M & M4

Driver Licence:
Must hold a current national licence valid for at least 1 year or more at time of rental. Provisional / Learner drivers or seriously endorsed licence holders are not eligible to rent a car e.g. drink driving disqualification.

Maximum Age:
79 years. Clients aged 76 - 79 years inclusive must have the following documentation:
(1) Note from their doctor stating that they are in full health
(2) Note from their insurer's stating that they have not been involved in any accidents within the past 5 years

Baby Seats £9.60/Boostser Seat £3.00:
On request basis. STG£9.60/£3.00 including tax per day Baby / booster seats are suitable for children aged between 6 month - 4 years.

Hours Grace: Clients are allowed a 29 minute grace period

One way Rentals Northern Ireland to Great Britain - not available

One way Rentals Northern Ireland to Southern Ireland - on request basis only - STG£120

One way Rentals - Northern Ireland
Free of charge - pick up/drop off to same location
Free of charge - pick up/drop off between Belfast International & Belfast City Airports
One Way Drop - Drop charge of STG$24.00 including tax, between Belfast International & Belfast City Airports to City of Derry Airport.

Collision Damage Waiver - This is included in your rental package

Theft Protection - This is included in your rental package

Parking Fines/Speeding Fines/Toll Charges: Are the responsibility of the customer and will be charged to the Guests credit card at the end of the rental

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AVIS

Rental Rates include Unlimited Mileage, Collision Damage Insurance and Theft Protection & Tax @13.5%.Tyres and keys are not covered by insurance and are the sole responsibility of the customer.

Where the renter complies with the Terms & Conditions of our agreement, his/her rental car damage liability is as follows:
Car Group : A, B, C, D, E, F, O, P = EUR€ 1200 + VAT
Car Group : G, H, I, L, = EUR€ 1800 + VAT

This does not include damage to Tyres or Loss of Keys during the rental


Super CDI: is available to all customers and enables you to reduce the CDI /TP excess as follows:
Car Group : A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I O, L, M, P =EUR (NIL)

Super CDI can be purchased for the following Car Groups and enables you to reduce the CDI/TP excess to NIL:
The fees are as follows:

Car Group: A, B, C, D, E, F, O, P = €15 per day incl.

Car Group: H, I, L, = €19 per day incl.

This is payable directly to AVIS. PLEASE NOTE THAT TYRES, WHEELS AND KEYS ARE NOT COVERED UNDER SUPER CDI

Theft Protection Insurance
Is included when you purchase your car rental through Discovering Ireland Vacation

Personal Accident Insurance: This insurance is cover for the driver and passengers for personal injury or death.The fee for this is EUR€ 5 incl. VAT per day and is payable directly to AVIS.

Licence Requirements
A valid drivers licence must be presented when picking up your rental car. Drivers must have held a full driving licence for at least 2 years, issued in their country of residence and must have at least 2 years continuous driving experience immediately prior to the rental. UK drivers must bring the counterfoil paper section of their licence along with the card. Failure to adhere to to this condition will result in the insurance being null and void.

Age Limits:
23 - no upper age limit on Car Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, O, and P
25 - no upper age limit on Car Groups H, I, L,

Additional Driver Charge:
Additional drivers are charged EUR €9.50 per day including VAT
8 Day plus rentals the charge is Euro€59.50 per additional driver including VAT

Young driver surcharge:
There is a Young Drivers Charge for drivers aged 23 and 24 of Euro€11.90 including VAT per day

Airport Surcharge:
This charge is included in the Discovering Ireland Vacation rate.

Meet Late Arrival Fee:There is a €50 charge per rental for meeting late arrivals. This is on a request basis only. Customers contact details must be provided.

Luggage Racks: These are not available.

Child Seats: Available upon request and need to be booked in advance.
Child Seat: Euro€40.00 including VAT per rental
Child Booster Seat: Euro€25.00 including VAT per rental

GPS
Daily charge of Euro€15.00 per day including VAT
Weekly Charge of Euro€75.00 incluging VAT

Refuelling
AVIS vehicles are provided with a full tank of fuel and provided the vehicle is refuelled on the termination of the rental, no refuelling charge is payable.

Delivery & Collection Charges: Deliveries to Marina's are not availabe for 2011.

For delivery to Central City Hotels/Guest Houses, AVIS will charge a delivery fee of €35 per rental. For Hotels/Guest Houses outside a 5 mile radius from the city centre there will be an additional delivery fee of €7 per mile.

One Way Fees: To/From Knock: €65

Hours of Grace: AVIS shall allow 29 minutes grace .After this time the client shall be charged an additional day at the AVIS tariff.

Parking Fines/Speeding Fines/Toll Charges:

Are the responsibility of the customer.

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Motorcycle Rental Ireland

Requirements for renting a motorcycle …

  • Everyone that rents a motorcycle from us must be 23 years of age or over and hold a full motorcycle license for one year or more.
  • Valid Driver's License from country or state of permanent residence.
  • 50% of rental fee is required in advance at time of booking.
  • All confirmed rental reservations are non refundable.
  • Occasionally due to unforeseen circumstances chosen motorcycle is not available. In these cases we will offer a similar or upgraded motorcycle at no extra cost.
  • All bikes must be locked when not in use.
  • Damage excess of between €750 and €1500 is reserved on your credit card on collection of motocycle depending on choice of model. This is the maximum cost charged in the event of damage or theft.
  • Motorcycle Rental Ireland offices must be notified immediately of any accidents.
  • In the event of an accident, full damage deposit will be taken from the authorised credit card and held by Motorcycle Rental Ireland until repair estimates are received.
  • We want our customers to enjoy our service and the roads of Ireland. We provide our bikes to our renters in good faith that they will treat them with the respect that they deserve and renters are expected to adhere to Irish laws while using our bikes. Unpaid fines or penalties incurred by renters will be deducted from the deposit.
  • Bikes cannot be taken out of the country without prior agreement with the management.
  • We work extremely hard to ensure that our bikes are in excellent condition for our customers. As such, our bikes are rented strictly for use on roads only. Our bikes are not to be taken off road or onto beaches. Strict financial penalties will be applied to renters taking our bikes off road or onto beaches.
  • Bikes taken out of Ireland or the United Kingdom must be covered by hirers fully comprehensive insurance.
  • The unlimited mileage clause of our terms and conditions does not apply to motorcycles taken out of the country. Excess mileage rates will be negotiated separately.
  • All tyres are tubeless and quality puncture repair kits are stored in every bike. A puncture does not constitute a breakdown
  • Rates are for calendar days, not the 24 hour clock due to insurance reasons.

 

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