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  • AGE & DRIVER’S LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: Drivers must be at least 21 years old for renting cars from car groups Y, O and J. For the remaining groups drivers must be between 25 and 70 years old. The renter must hold a valid driver’s license having been obtained for at least 1 year before renting.
  • MINIMUM RENTAL PERIOD: The minimum rental period is 1 day. Every additional hour being charged the 1/4 of the daily rental.
  • AVAILABILITY: Car models are offered according to the original planning. Delivery problems, however, may compel us to supply another vehicle than the chosen one, in exceptional cases. Cars are reserved by group of car and not car model. In case of no delivery of the chosen car there will be refund of deposits having been transferred.
  • CONFIRMATIONS: We will ask for you to confirm your rental details, these will be automatically cancelled if not confirmed within specified time limits. In such cases no refunds are given.
  • CANCELLATIONS: Notification of rental or reservation cancellation must be given at least 7 days in advance otherwise the reservation fee of will be charged, as well as any credit card cancellation costs. Cancellations of rental changes due to flight, ferry, weather or any other third party changes to your travel schedule are not resposibility of the car hire agent, this means that no refund will be given.
  • ADDITIONAL DRIVERS: For each additional driver (max 2 drivers) there is a surcharge of 5€ per day.
  • CAR CLEANING: A minimum 50€ charge will be applied for cars returned extremely dirty either inside or outside. This will also apply for wet car seats, tarnished car seats from sun tan oil and dirty boot space.

Prepayment

  • DEPOSITS:  Deposits are required for rentals being delivered and collected to Airport and Port. Deposits are taken in the form of signed open credit cards or cash deposits for non-credit card holders equal to the value of the groups excess policy.
  • CREDIT CARDS: Primary driver must have a valid credit card and/or be able to present cash amount according to excess policy as a deposit.​

Additional Info

  • CHILD COTS / BABY SEATS / BOOSTER SEATS: This equipment is only available upon request, an extra 5€ per day is charge when available. We provide car seats which are of a basic standard. Our seats are kept in the best possible condition, however they are used by multiple guests and may have signs of wear and tear. We dot not provide ISOFIX baby seats, some of our vehicles can fit ISOFIX but we cannot guarantee that your rental vehicle will have ISOFIX. All our baby seats are CE certified and legal for use. If you are not sure that our seats may be the best option for you please bring your own. Our staff are not obliged to fit any seats, this should be done by the childs legal guardians. We do not accept any responsibility for the safety of our seats or for seats not fitting correctly due to car model restrictions.
  • FUEL POLICY: Fuel consumption is payable by the renter. Our fuel policy is ‘same to same’. Clients are obliged to leave the car with the same amount of fuel as when delivered, otherwise a fuel charge will be put forward. We do not give refunds for car returned with excess fuel.
  • DELIVERY AND COLLECTION CHARGES: FREE, except for deliveries/collections between 20.00hrs – 08.00hrs.
  • REPLACEMENT VEHICLES: In case of a breakdown your vehicle will be replaced. Group Type and period will depend on availability, if we do not have availability a refund for unused days will be issued. In case of an accident vehicle replacement will depend on cause of damage and availability.
  • CAR CLEANING: A minimum 50€ charge will be applied for cars returned extremely dirty either inside or outside.  This will also apply for wet car seats, tarnished car seats from sun tan oil and dirty boot space.
  • GPS TRACKERS: All our vehicles have the use of GPS tracking devices. GPS tracking devices are used to track the location of our vehicles as part of our services for both safety and security. By using our services, you acknowledge and provide consent for the use of GPS tracking devices to track the location of our vehicle as described above. We take data privacy seriously and will handle all tracking data in accordance with privacy. Tracking data may be collected, stored, and used for the purpose of providing our services and improving our offerings, and will not be shared with third parties without proper consent or as required by law.
  • REPLACEMENT VEHICLES: In case of a breakdown your vehicle will be replaced. Group Type and period will depend on availability, if we do not have availability a refund for unused days will be issued. In case of an accident vehicle replacement will depend on cause of damage and availability.

Restrictions/Fines

  • FERRYING THE CAR: Is strictly forbidden, your insurance policy does not cover any cars leaving the island of Zakynthos.  Damages and re-patriating the vehicle are sole responsibility of the renter.
  • TRAFFIC FINES: Tickets and attached administrative sanctions, resulting from any form of violation of the Greek Traffic Law during rental period are borne solely by the renter.  Days vehicle cannot be rented will also be charged to renter.

Any and all disputes which may arise between ‘Karydis & Co. OE’ and renter will be settled before the competent courts of Greece.​ ​The renter ​and a​ll additional authorized drivers are ​each personally and ​jointly liable ​accepting that ​t​he​y​ acquires no rights other than stated in this agreement.

We reserve the right to change ‘Terms and Conditions’ and Rates without notice.