GENERAL CONDITIONS OF RENTAL
The company «EXOTIC CARS», hereinafter the “Company”, hires the vehicle indicated on the front of the contract (including any vehicle that may replace it) to the Renter under the terms hereof, which the Renter fully accepts:
1. DELIVERY & RECEIPT
The Renter receives the car, which is inspected and found of his/her absolute choice, suitable for the use and the purpose he/she rents it for. The Renter is obliged, upon expiration of the rental, to deliver the vehicle to the agreed return rental location along with its equipment, in the agreed time and place, otherwise the rental is extended until the moment the company receives the vehicle, without excluding the liability of the Renter for theft or damage to the car during this period. If the Renter wishes to extend the car rental, he/she shall provide a written notice to the company at least twenty-four (24) hours before the end of the rental to obtain the respective written approval. 29 minutes after the agreed time of delivery, the Renter will be charged with an extra day´s rental and generally, the Renter shall be charged for each additional day he/she keeps the car. If the vehicle is not delivered in the agreed time, or in any case when at the discretion of the company there is risk of its damage or loss, or violation of the terms of this agreement, the company has the right to deprive and receive the vehicle in its possession in any way, without the consent of the Renter but at his/her expenses.
2. USE – OBLIGATIONS OF THE RENTER
The vehicle is permitted to be used only in asphalt road network by persons who are holders of a legal and recognized car driving license. The vehicle is not permitted to be driven off-road, to be used for driving lessons and testdrive and to follow or participate in racing or motor sports. The vehicle is not permitted to be subleased to third parties, to be used for the transport of dangerous and flammable cargo, narcotics, dirty or smelling objects, for pushing or towing other vehicles. The vehicle is not permitted to be driven by a person who is under the influence of alcohol, hallucinogenic, narcotic or other substances, to be used for the illegal transport of people or goods for profit, illegal transport of nationals or foreigners, committing illegal acts with the rented car, to be driven in violation of the Highway Code provisions, customs, traffic or other regulations and to cross the Greek borders without the written consent of the company. The vehicle is not permitted to be driven by persons other than the Renter and any additional driver the details of whom must be recorded in the rental agreement. The Renter is obliged to look after the car, take every measure to prevent its theft, check the level of oil and water, tires etc. and to promptly notify the company when maintenance is needed or when a defect or problem occurs in it and to use the appropriate fuel type. Any Car repair by the Renter or any other third party is prohibited without the prior approval of the company. In case the car is damaged or stolen due to non-compliance with the above mentioned, the Renter is not discharged even if he/she has accepted any OPTIONAL COVERAGE (WAIVER). In case of accident, the Renter is obliged to immediately notify the police, to not recognize claims of third parties in any way, directly or indirectly, to communicate immediately on the telephone or by any other means with the company, to write down the names and addresses of eyewitnesses and the driver’s name and address and the details of the car, with which he/she might have collided, to fill in and sign an accident/theft report at the nearest branch of the company and to deliver any documents relating to the accident or information to the company. In case of car theft or loss, the Renter is obliged to produce a written complaint of the event at the nearest police authority and the company, within twelve (12) hours of handing the vehicle key. In any case of accident or theft declaration, the Renter is also charged with a fixed amount for “file processing fees” (administrative expenses), which is not reimbursed. IN CASE OF VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OF THIS ARTICLE 2, THE RENTER AND THE ADDITIONAL DRIVERS ARE JOINTLY AND SEVERALLY LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO THE COMPANY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, OTHER COMPENSATION NOT EXCLUDED AND REGARDLESS OF THEIR ACCEPTANCE OF ANY OPTIONAL COVERAGE FOR DISCHARGE FROM LIABILITY (WAIVER). No insurance covers tyres, wheels, crystals and the underside of the car.
3. RENTER CHARGES
The Renter shall pay the company at the end of the rental, the total amount of the rental and any other charges arising from the car rental (fuel, fines, expenses, damages, etc.). If the payment is made by credit card, the signature of the cardholder authorizes the company to charge the credit card account of the Renter with the entire rental and ancillary charges, mentioned above. This authorization applies to retrospective charges such as for damage, towing or car transportation, traffic fines and parking tickets, and any administrative expenses arising from the processing of the above. The Renter is further charged: (a) with a surcharge for exceeding the agreed mileage. Mileage (kilometers/miles travelled) is calculated according to the indications of the odometer/ milometer (on the speedometer) at the beginning and at the end of the rental; (b) with a charge for missing fuel at the end of the rental (Fuel Charge – FCH) when the car is not returned with the same amount of fuel by the Renter and plus an additional Refueling Charge RFC); (c) charges for any services and risk coverage the Renter decides to use, as described in Article 4 hereof; (d) with any taxes, fees, expenses, legal fees or other expenses relating to the car rental, and any penalties, fines, court costs and other expenses, imposed or to be imposed on the company for violations during car use by the Renter, and costs for the recovery of car ownership and use by the company, as well as default interest for late payment of any outstanding amounts. In such cases, the Renter shall pay to the company an extra amount to cover administrative expenses of the company; (e) with any amount required for the repair of damages or replacement of tires, wheels or rims, restoration of broken car glass, repair of damage on the car bottom, roof, antenna, mirrors or during embarkation and disembarkation of the car on a ship or repair from damage caused from natural phenomena and terrorist attacks; (f) with an additional surcharge for car receipt or delivery, and a surcharge for returning the car to a point other than that specified; (g) with an additional “Airport Service Charge”; (h) with cleaning expenses in the event of overly soiled (including pet’s hair) vehicle; (i) with a daily charge for additional driver; (j) in case of accident or theft declaration, with administrative expenses for “file processing fees”. THE RENTER IS NOT DISCHARGED FROM THE ABOVE CHARGES EVEN IF HE/SHE HAS ACCEPTED ANY OPTIONAL COVERAGE FOR DISCHARGE FROM LIABILITY (WAIVER).
4. OPTIONAL COVERAGE (WAIVERS)
5. PERSONAL DATA
6. OTHER TERMS
The above terms also apply in case of replacement of the originally rented vehicle or when the rental is extended, while any amendment to the terms hereof shall be void unless agreed in writing. The company has the right to terminate this agreement and immediately collect the car in case of violation of the terms hereof by the Renter. The Renter is obliged to pay the company a financial guarantee, before receiving the vehicle for his/her faithful adherence to the terms hereof. During the rental, all additional drivers are jointly and severally liable with the Renter. Similarly, if a representative signs this rental agreement, he/she shall be jointly and severally liable with the principal. Moreover, the Renter is jointly and severally liable with third person to pay the rent, any costs, expenses and fees, regardless whether the third person has assumed the obligation to cover them. The Renter agrees and accepts that any discounts provided do not apply in case of delayed payment of the bill, issued by the company. All charges are subject to final audit. It is the customer’s responsibility to ask for any money refund or/and his/her definitive charge for fuel, when returning the vehicle and ONLY at that time. Money refund or other matters relating to fuel charges, are not accepted after the departure of the customer from the branch. The company assumes no liability for loss or damage to any property inside the car after returning it to the company. If the Company fails to deliver to the Renter during a specific time interval a specific car type, which the Renter has booked, the Company shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damage to the Renter.
This agreement is governed by Greek Law and any dispute arising between the company and the Renter under this agreement, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Athens