Terms and conditions for car rental in Bucharest
General car rental conditions
The Client is asked to read and confirm by signature the acceptance of the Rental Contract. The Client must meet all the requirements mentioned below. The Owner reserves the right to refuse the rental of a vehicle without further explanations.
The Client and the appointed drivers, mentioned within this Contract, must be at least 21 years old and must posses a valid driving license for at least 1 (one) year. If the above conditions are not met, a minimum deposit of €300 is required, refundable upon the return in good condition of the car, including all documents, accessories and equipment.
All the amounts are expressed in € and include VAT and third parties insurances. The cash payment will be made in advance, in $, € or ROL, at the exchange rate provided by BNR+2% (The National Bank of Romania) for the day of the payment. Credit card payments are also accepted, at the exchange rate provided by BNR+2% for the day of the payment. There are cases when a security deposit in amount of €200-500 is required. The amount will be used for penalties in case of ascertaining internal or external vehicle damages (€300) theft of auto parts (€300), loss of car documents (€100) or loss of vehicle keys (€150). The amount is refundable upon the return in good condition of the car, including all documents, accessories and equipment.
Fuel and oil
The fuel is not included in the Contract price and is the responsibility of the Client. The vehicle will be delivered with the tank full of fuel. The fuel tank must be full upon the return of the car. The possibly missing fuel, stated by the fuel level indicator, will be charged at a rate of €1,5 per liter. The responsibility of oil and car maintenance rests with the Owner.
Delivery and car collection
The delivery and collection of the vehicle takes place at the time, date and location asked by the Client and mentioned in the Rental Contract, with no supplementary costs within the limits of Bucharest City. The vehicle may be delivered and collected in other locations within Romania, based on the prior approval of the Owner and an agreed tariff. The vehicle will be delivered to the Client in general good condition, without hidden or visible flaws, any information concerning the car condition being mentioned in the Rental Contract. The Client will return the vehicle accompanied by documents, accessories and equipment, at the location, date and time mentioned in the Rental Contract. Announced late return within one hour will not be charged. An announced delay of less than three hours will be charged as a half renting day; a delay longer than three hours will be charged as a full renting day. By the end of the rental period the present Rental Contract becomes null and void and, if is not otherwise stated, the Owner reserves the right to declare the vehicle as stolen to the police.
Use of the car
The Client agrees to drive the rented vehicle according to the laws concerning the circulation on public roads and other regulation such as:
- 1. He will not overload the vehicle and he will not use it for merchandise transportation;
- 2. He will not use the vehicle for racings, tests, or to push or to tow other vehicles;
- 3. He will perform repairs in authorized garages only, with the prior approval and according to the instructions of the Owner; the Client will be refunded based on the invoice issued on behalf of the Owner, accompanied by the repairs breakdown;
- 4. He will not leave the vehicle open (doors, windows, luggage) or the keys in the ignition;
- 5. He will use the vehicle according to the Instructions Manual issued by the manufacturer;
- 6. He will not drive under influence of alchool or drugs. By not following these rules, we retain the security deposit and the client must pay all the charges required for the repairment of the vehicle.
The vehicle is insured for third parties liabilities only for the period mentioned in the Rental Contract. All the expenses that may be incurred as a result of a traffic accident are covered by the insurance policy, except deductibles of €200-500 paid by the client. All the expenses that may be incurred as a result of a traffic accident when the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs are entirely supported by the client. The Owner assumes no responsibility for any personal belongings left in the vehicle during the Rental Contract. The report to police is mandatory in case of accident. The police will ascertain the damages and will issue a Report and the Repair Authorization. These documents are indispensable for the insurance in order to operate and to repair the vehicle. The report to the police is mandatory in all cases: if the Client is responsible for accident, if the Client is casualty, if the Client is the only one involved, if the responsible part is unknown (parking damages etc). Without these documents the Client takes full responsibility for the repairing costs.
Any litigation during this Rental Contract will be addressed to The Bucharest Court of Justice.