DOLLAR/THRIFTY SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS RENTER REQUIREMENTS

The Renter and any additional Authorized Driver drivers must be in possession of a valid drivers license issued by their respective jurisdictions of residence. In addition renter will be required to produce a major credit card in the renter’s name and leave a credit card imprint. We are sorry but our US rates are not available to holders of US or Canadian driving licences.

FUEL POLICY.
Gold tariff rentals:
Fuel is not included in the price of rentals, and will need to paid for locally. The vehicle is supplied with a full tank of fuel and the renter is charged an amount, based on the average self-service pump price, at the time the vehicle is collected. Cars should then be returned empty and no refund is provided for unused fuel.

Platinum tariff rentals: All vehicles are delivered to renters with a full tank of gas/petrol. Renters are instructed to return the vehicles as empty as possible. No refund is provided for unused fuel. In the event of large fuel price fluctuations the car rental company reserves the right to withdraw/amend platinum tariffs by giving notice 28 days prior to rental commencement.

ADDITIONAL DRIVER CHARGE. The Vehicle is rented to a single, specific Renter. Platinum rates include additional driver charge. GOLD 9Fully inclusive renters)  may add extra permitted drivers in accordance with Company’s standard policies at a supplemental charge at prevailing counter rates payable locally (Min $10 per day plus taxes and fees) where applicable. Certain locations may have a different charge and in California there is no no charge for additional drivers.

TAXES, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES. Rates include Taxes, Fees, customer facility charge (CFC) and Homeland security fee (HSF), in all regions of the USA, in effect as at 25 Nov 2010. If any additional federal, state, local taxes, fees, charges or surcharges are imposed during the term of this contract, or, if there is a modification to existing federal, state, local taxes, fees, charges or surcharges, such additions or modifications will be charged to the client at the counter.

UNDERAGE DRIVER FEE:  Renters must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, unless otherwise required by law. Drivers that are at least twenty-one (21) years of age, but less than twenty-five (25) years of age will be subject to a supplemental charge at prevailing counter rates unless prohibited by state law. In New York, drivers that are at least eighteen (18) years of age but less than twenty-one (21) years of age are subject to a supplemental charge at prevailing counter rates.

CHILD SEATS. Child seats are required by law in some states. The rental of a child seat is subject to a supplemental charge at prevailing counter rates where available.

MILEAGE CHARGE. Unlimited mileage applies to all vehicle rentals.

DRIVING RESTRICTIONS. In most cases, Vehicles can be driven in any state in the continental United States. See below regarding Company’s one-way rental and drop off policy.
Vehicles may be driven into Canada (some geographic restrictions may apply) from the following Tour Participating locations only:
New York Area Locations (JFK, EWR, LGA and Manhattan locations), Chicago (ORD & MDW), Detroit DTW, Philadelphia PHL, Washington IAD & DCA, Los Angeles LAX, San Francisco SFO, Seattle SEA, Portland PDX, Boston BOS
At limited corporate locations, vehicles may be taken into Mexico only upon approval and payment of an applicable supplemental fee.

ONE WAY RENTAL POLICY. One-way rentals are available free within Florida and California and between any two participating Corporate locations in California, Arizona and Nevada. Inquiry should be made with respect to any other one-way rentals and applicable supplemental charges.
DROP CHARGES:
Distance Amount
0 to 200 Miles $ 50.00
201 to 500 Miles $100.00
501 to 1000 Miles $300.00
Over 1000 Miles $750.00 
Drop off restrictions.
1. All one-way rentals are subject to availability, including rentals originating and terminating in corporate locations within California and rentals originating and terminating in corporate locations within Florida.
2. One-way rental charges as listed above are limited to pick-up at Company Corporate locations on a request and confirmation basis. One-way rental charges for pick up at a Licensee location, if one-ways are permissible, are subject to charges imposed by the Licensee and are also on a request and confirmation basis.
3. Certain vehicles in specific locations are not available for one-way rentals.

INSURANCE. The vehicle rental Rates include protection against third party liability limited to an amount equal to minimum limits specified by compulsory insurance or financial responsibility laws relating to automobile liability insurance in the state in which the Vehicle is rented (the “Primary Protection”).
The following information is a summary of additional insurance coverages available for rentals within the United States. The summary for each insurance product listed below is not intended as a substitute for the actual insurance policy governing each and is subject to all of the provisions, limitations and exclusions of each policy applicable at the time of the rental. Some of the following may not be available at all Company locations. The coverages, exclusions, costs and the provider of insurance may vary by Company location and are subject to change without notice. The Operator agrees to promote only Company’s SLI in its brochures and not to promote the sale of any other type coverage.

1. Supplemental Liability Insurance (“SLI”) – U.S. Locations. If a Renter purchases SLI, within the United States and Puerto Rico at corporate locations operated by Company, the Renter and any additional Authorized Driver will be protected up to a maximum protection of $1,000,000 (U.S.) combined single limit per occurrence against third party liability claims arising out of the use or operation of the Vehicle for (i) bodily injury to or death of another (excluding any of Renter’s or any additional Authorized Driver’s family members related by blood, marriage or adoption residing with Renter or them); and (ii) property damage other than to the Vehicle or to the property of Renter and any additional Authorized Driver. This maximum protection includes the minimum limits specified by compulsory insurance or financial responsibility laws relating to automobile liability insurance in the state in which the Vehicle is rented (the “Primary Protection”). SLI can be purchased upon commencement of the rental at prevailing counter rates.

2. Personal Protection Plan (“PPP”) – U.S. Locations. Company’s PPP option provides the Renter the benefits shown below in the event of accidental death or accidental injury to Renter and any passengers occurring during the rental of a Vehicle. If the Renter purchases the PPP option at the time of rental, the Renter is covered twenty-four (24) hours a day for all accidents, whether the Renter is actually in the Vehicle at the time of the accident. Passengers in the Vehicle are only covered for accidents occurring while they occupy the Vehicle. PPP is currently available for purchase at prevailing counter rates.

Benefits for non-New York-originating rentals:

  Renter Each Passenger
Accidental Death $100,000 $10,000
Accident Medical Expense up to: $1,000 $1,000
Accident Ambulance Expense up to: $100 $100
Total benefits for any one accident are limited to an aggregate of $125,000.

 

Benefits for New York-originating rentals:

  Renter Each Passenger
Accidental Death $175,000 $17,500
Accident Medical Expense up to: $3,5000 $3,500
Accident Ambulance Expense up to: $100 $100
Total benefits for any one accident are limited to an aggregate of $225,000.

Maximum benefits for loss or damage to personal property:
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PPP also insures the personal effects of Renter and any member of the Renter’s immediate family traveling with Renter. A member of Renter’s immediate family must permanently reside in Renter’s household. PPP covers only personal effects with which Renter or Renter’s immediate family members are traveling. Benefits for New York originating rentals, the maximum benefits per person during the rental is $500 per person with a total maximum benefits for all persons during the rental of $1,500. Benefits for other than New York and Florida originating rentals, the maximum benefits per person during the rental is $650 per person with a maximum benefits for all persons during the rental of $1,950. PPP pays covered claims even if Renter’s homeowner’s policy provides coverage. Coverage is provided twenty-four (24) hours a day, whether the personal property is lost or damaged while in or out of the Vehicle.

3. Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Protection (UMP) – U.S. Locations. UMP coverage provides Renter, any Authorized Driver and anyone else occupying the Vehicle while operated by Renter or an additional Authorized Driver, with coverage for injuries and damages caused by an owner or driver of an uninsured or underinsured third party vehicle, or additionally, a hit-and-run third party vehicle in Florida. This coverage is excess over any uninsured motorist insurance available to the renter and provides up to $1,000,000 combined single limit (non-stacked single limit in Florida) per occurrence. UMP can be purchased upon commencement of the rental at prevailing counter rates.

UPGRADES. Renters may upgrade to another class of vehicle at the time of rental. Upgrades are based on supply and demand and renter shall pay directly to Company all charges for such upgrades. 

SATELLITE NAVIGATION SYSTEM (SATNAV). SATNAVs will be available under the following conditions:
1. SATNAV is only available at participating Dollar airport locations.
2. Guaranteed Availability at participating contracted locations based on request on original reservation.
3. Credit card in renter’s name is required and an open charge will be taken when SATNAV is rented.
4. There is no insurance coverage for SATNAV. Renter is responsible for damage to or loss of the unit. Replacement value is currently $700. LDW does not cover SATNAV.
5. SATNAV can be rented only on a per diem basis.